4/7/17 - On April 20th the U.S. Postal Service will unveiled six new Forever Stamps titled: DELICIOSO. I had the honor to create the artwork for the collection, with images celebrating the influence of Central and South American, Mexican and Caribbean food cuisine. Each stamp showcases a bright and playful illustration of one of the following dishes: tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno and ceviche. The event will take place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM.
1/24/17 - I had no idea….National Tortilla Chip Day! Thank you to Celebrate Picture Books for the info and review.
1/28/17 - The stage is set, the lights have dimmed, the curtain has dropped, and the AMAZING cast and crew are ready for, MARVELOUS CORNELIUS, today at Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia.
1/26/17 - So happy to share the cover of my NEW children’s book, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, written by the amazing Monica Brown! It is the story of artist and cultural icon Frida Kahlo and her many animals that surrounded her paintings and her life. The release date will be September, 2017 on North/South Book.
1/6/17 - MARVELOUS CORNELIUS is headed for the stage! The Theater Production of Marvelous Cornelius will be presented at Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, VA on Saturday January 28th at 11am and 2pm. Click here for info and tickets
12/22/16 - A wonderful article in the Washington Post with profiles of local student writers and artists depicting their amazing stories and artwork created from our wonderful workshop: Viajes de Mi Vida — Journeys of My Life. Working with students from Park View High School in Virginia the group conceived, wrote and illustrated 15 children’s stories in English and Spanish that were book printed and donated to local libraries and to school children in El Salvador.
12/10/16 - Thank you to the Children’s Book Academy and Mondays with Mira for their in depth review and video profile on my book MARVELOUS CORNELIUS. The site also has wonderful resources on learning about children’s book writing and illustrating.