Visits + Workshops

Elementary + Middle Schools

There’s nothing more exciting than sharing what you know…especially with a room full of second graders!! I love visiting schools and sharing what I do with them, then playing a storytelling exercise- the Scribble Game. I never know what we’ll come up with together, it’s always a delightful surprise 🙂

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Lectures + Workshops

I’ve presented to colleges, library and teacher associations, women’s groups, non profits, museums and wellness centers among so many other groups. I always learn something when I give people a chance to understand the process of writing and making books, see artwork up close and inspire ideas about making art and inventing story. I discover through their questions and curiousity…why I do what I do!

My workshops run the gamut of subjects: from book making, portfolio preparation, painting and drawing with a model set up, experiments with color to character studies and exercise in visual storytelling. I love diving in to a new way of exploring a subject, and workshops provide a way to teach a group and see immediate results…in a day, a few days or a few weeks. I can be flexible about programs, and really enjoy tailoring my workshop to the needs at hand.

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visits and workshops