Sunday, November 19, 2023
Paintings installed in MacArthur Elementary School and Phoenix Rising High School in Tulsa,OK. Each painting depicts students from the school inside of fantasy and science-fiction stories to encourage students to dive into the world of reading. Students helped paint on the border panels.
To the Sky, Oil, 3 x 5 feet
Based on a survey that students at MacArthur Elementary took, this painting highlights popular book subjects of dragons at the school. Students take a limitless flight into the sky on the back of a wild dragon.
Based on a survey that students at Phoenix Rising High School took, this painting highlights a popular book subject of heroes at the school. As a snake strikes, a hero breaks through just in time.
Video of close-up views of the paintings
I was among the Illustrators of the Future winners for the first quarter of 2023.
More information at the illustrators of the future winners blog.
Cheltenham native wins international illustration contest (thereporteronline.com)
The 40th Annual Achievement Awards for the winners of Writers & Illustrators of the Future is on April 25th, 2024. You will be able to watch it live online at writersofthefuture.com.