THE ART AND ILLUSTRATION OF JOHN PARRA

Past Artist Visit Events

5/22/24 - PS 233 Langston Hughes Elementary, Brooklyn, NY
5/19/24 - Sullivan County Youth Book Festival, Monticello, NY (public event)
5/4/24 - Hudson Book Festival, Hudson, NY (public event)
4/19/24 - Ridge Elementary School, Ridgewood, NJ
4/18/24 - Willard Elementary School, Ridgewood, NJ
4/17/24 - Orchard Elementary School, Ridgewood, NJ
4/16/24 - Hawes Elementary School, Ridgewood, NJ
4/15/24 - Somerville Elementary School, Ridgewood, NJ
4/6/24 - Andrew Freedman Home Library, Bronx, NY (public event)
4/5/24 - Travell Elementary School, Ridgewood, NJ
3/28/24 - Mount Kisco Elementary, Mount Kisco, NY
3/20/24 - PS 32, Samuel Mills Sprole School, Brooklyn NY
3/14/24 - Collegiate School, NYC
3/13/24 - Erdenheim Elementary, Erdenheim, PA
3/12/24 - Enfield Elementary, Erdenheim, PA
3/9/24 - Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ (public event)
3/8/24 - Ventana Vista Elementary, Tucson, AZ
3/7/24 - Davis Bilingual Magnet School, Tucson, AZ
3/1/24 - George W. Miller Elementary, Nanuet, NY
2/16/24 - PS 24 & Washington Irving Library, Brooklyn, NY
2/15/24 - Arlington Library, Brooklyn, NY
2/9/24 - Cornwall Elementary School, Cornwall, NY
2/3/24 - Arte Américas, Fresno, CA (public event)
2/2/24 - Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno, CA (public event)
12/9/23 - NY Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
12/6/23 - PS 146 Brooklyn New School, Brooklyn, NY
11/9/23 - P.S. 397 Foster-Laurie School, Brooklyn, NY
10/26/23 - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
10/26/23 - Fall Into Books Conference, Newburgh, NY
10/20/23 - Start Lighthouse / PS 161, Bronx, NY
10/7/23 - Princeton Children's Book Festival, Princeton, NJ (public event)
10/6/23 - Community Park Elementary, Princeton, NJ
10/5/23 - The Central Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
9/30/23 - Chappaqua Children's Book Festival, Chappaqua, NY (public event)
9/23/23 - Rye Children's Book Festival, Rye, NY (public event)
9/22/23 - Latinx KidLit Book Festival (virtual)
8/30/23 - Mule Mail & Biblioburros: Reaching Communities in Unexpected Ways, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington, DC (virtual) (public event)
8/16/23 - Artist Inspiration & Creative Problem Solving with Guest Artist John Parra, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington, DC (virtual) (public event)
8/5/23 - Commemorating Community Heroes Through Folk Art: An Art Workshop, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington, DC (public event)
7/26/23 - Celebrating Frida Kahlo & Hispanic Heritage with Guest Artist John Parra, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington, DC (virtual)
7/15/23 - Spanish is the Language of My Family Book Festival, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington, DC (public event)
6/28/23 - ¡Delicioso!: Designing Latino Food Stamps, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington, DC (virtual)
5/22/23 - PS 89 in Cypress Hill, Bklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
5/20/23 - Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD (public event)
5/5/23 - Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC
5/6/23 - Hudson Children's Book Festival, Hudson, NY (public event)
5/9/23-5/12/23 - Pelham Education Foundation Schools, Pelham, NY
3/22/23 - Park Early Childhood Center Roosevelt School, Ossining, NY (virtual)
3/17/23 - Taft Early Childhood, Reading on the Rug, NYC
2/27/23 - 3/2/23 - Thomson Elementary, An Open Book Foundation, Washington, DC
12/6/22 - The Leman School, New York, NY
10/15/22 - Chappaqua Children's Book Festival, Chappaqua, NY (public event)
10/8/22 - Warwick Children's Book Festival, Warwick, NY (public event)
10/6/22 - Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
10/1/22 - Rye Children's Book Festival, Rye, NY (public event)
9/22/22 - ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA
8/7/22 - Sunday Storytime at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, NYC (public event)
7/14/22 - School Library Journal’s Picture Book Palooza (virtual event)
6/26/22 - Original Art Luncheon and Book Signing, ALA Summer Conference, Washington, DC
6/15/22 - An Open Book Foundation, Washington, DC (virtual visit)
6/3/22 - Cecil County Public Library: Meet the Illustrator: John Parra!, North East, MD (public event)
5/25/22 - La Jolla/Riford Library, San Diego, CA (public event)
5/27/22 - Cerritos High School, Cerritos, CA
5/28/22 - Barnes & Noble: Storytime and Book signing, Thousand Oaks, CA (public event)
5/29/22 - Skylight Books Storytime and Book signing, Los Angeles, CA (public event)
5/30/22 - Barnes & Noble: Storytime and Book signing, Encinitas, CA (public event)
5/21/22 - Sullivan County Youth Book Festival, Monticello, NY (public event)
5/10/22 - Start Lighthouse / PS 5, Bronx, NY
5/7/22 - Books of Wonder: Picture Books to Inspire, New York, NY (virtual event)
4/29/22 - 4/30/22 - New England SCBWI Conference, Springfield, MA (virtual visit)
4/26/22 - Harley School, Northport, NY
4/8/22 - P.S.15, Brooklyn, NY (Virtual Visit)
3/23/22 - Marshall Hill Elementary, West Milford, NJ
3/4/22 - Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, Colorado Springs, CO (Virtual Visit)
2/28/22 - 3/3/22 - Andover Public Schools, Andover MA
2/17/22 - Ravenscroft School / Winston Library, Raleigh, NC (Virtual Visit)
2/2/22 - Sanborn Elementary School, Andover, MA
1/11/22 - Daniel Webster Magnet School, New Rochelle, NY (Virtual Visit)
12/17/21 - Brooklyn Public Library / Pave Academy, Brooklyn, NY (Virtual Visit)
11/19/21 - Sicomac School Visit, Wyckoff, NJ
10/9/21 - Warwick Children's Book Festival, Warwick, NY
7/23/21 - Los Angeles Public Library, CA (Zoom Event)
5/15/21 - Gaithersburg Book Festival, MD (Virtual Visit)
5/02/21 - NinoBookFest, CA (Virtual Visit)
4/13/21 - Mid-Columbia Libraries, WA (Virtual Visit)
3/24/21 - 92Y / NYC Schools (Virtual Visit)
11/12/20 - Springer School and Center, Cincinnati, OH (Virtual Visit)
2/27/20 - The Central Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
2/22/20 - Books of Wonder, 217 West 84th St., New York, NY
2/05/20 - Port Chester Public Schools, Port Chester, NY
1/24/20 - Sunset Park Avenues Elementary School, Brooklyn, NY
12/21/19 - Saturday Stories, The Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
12/01/19 - Picture This: The Art of the Children’s Book, Nassau Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY
11/21/19 - Romona Elementary School, Wilmette (Chicago), IL
11/20/19 - McKenzie Elementary School, Wilmette (Chicago), IL
11/19/19 - Harper Elementary School, Wilmette (Chicago), IL
11/18/19 - Central Elementary School, Wilmette (Chicago), IL
11/14/19 - The Society of Illustrators: Original Art Show Exhibit, New York, NY
10/22/19 - Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, New York, NY
10/19/19 - The Highlights Foundation, Milanville, PA
10/12/19 - Warwick Children's Book Festival, Warwick, NY
10/05/19 - Chappaqua Children's Book Festival, Chappaqua, NY
9/28/19 - Books of Wonder, New York, NY
9/26/19 - Eric Carle Honors (Auction Artist), New York, NY
9/21/19 - Brooklyn Book Festival "Children's Day", Brooklyn, NY
9/14/19 - Princeton Children's Book Festival, Princeton, NJ
5/03/19 - 5/5/19 - SCBWI: The Marvelous Midwest Conference, Naperville, IL
4/06/19 - San Antonio Book Festival, San Antonio, TX
3/21/19 - Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
3/24/19 - Community Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
3/02/19 - A Festival of Books and Music, North Palm Beach, FL
3/08/19 - 3/10/19 - SCBWI Golden Gate Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA
2/10/19 - SCBWI 20th Annual Winter Conference, New York, NY
1/29/19 - 2/1/19 - BiblioArte Festival, Lake Worth, FL
12/01/18 -Book of Wonder (uptown), New York, NY
11/27/18 - 92Y, New York, NY
11/12/18 - Society of Illustrators: Reading Pictures, New York, NY
11/17/18 - OCAEYC / Early Childhood Collaborative Conference, Buena Park, CA
11/10/18 - WNY Children's Book Expo, Buffallo NY
10/20/18 - BookFest @ Bank Street, New York, NY
9/29/18 - Chappaqua Book Festival, Chappaqua, NY
6/24/18 - ALA Annual Conference & Pura Belpre Awards, New Orleans, LA
4/13/18 - Telling Lives: A Closer Look at Picture Book Biographies, NYU, New York, NY
11/04/17 - OKI Children's Literature Conference, Crestview Hills, KY
10/20/17 - Virginia Children's Book Festival, Farmville, VA
10/07/17 - Warwick Children's Book Festival, Warwick, NY
9/23/17 - MN SCBWI Fall Conference, St. Paul, MN
6/02/17 - BookExpo America, New York, NY
5/21/17 - NevAEYC Conference, Las Vegas, NV
4/20/17 - National Hispanic Cultural Center, USPS "Delicioso" Forever Stamp Dedication, Albuquerque, NM
8/01/16 - SCBWI 45th Annual Summer Conference, Los Angeles, CA
7/10/16 - Queens Museum Children's Book Celebration, Queens, NY
4/02/16 - San Antonio Children's Literature Festival, San Antonio, TX
11/02/16 - NAEYC National Conference, Los Angeles, CA
5/21/16 - Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD
4/15/16 - Truman State University, Children’s Literature Festival, Truman, MO
11/08/15 - Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC
9/19/15 - Princeton Children's Book Festival, Princeton, NJ
6/27/15 - ALA Annual Conference, ALSC Panel & Pura Belpré Awards, San Francisco, CA
6/15/15 - A Very Special Storytime with John Parra, (Postcard) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
09/21/14 - Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY
4/26/14 - La Casa Azul Bookstore, East Harlem Children's Book Festival, New York, NY
12/07/13 - Chemers Gallery, Children’s Book Illustration Art Show & Book Signing, Tustin, CA
9/23/12 - Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY
9/22/12 - La Casa Azul Bookstore, Storytelling & Book Signing, New York, NY
3/28/12 - National Latino Children's Literature Conf., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
7/28/10 - SCBWI’s 39th Annual Summer Conference, Los Angeles, CA
6/25/10 - ALA Annual Conference, Pura Belpré Awards, Washington, DC
10/31/09 - Indianapolis Art Center, Dia de los Muertos Show, Indianapolis, IN