Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Froggie Original Artwork goes to NY - ABFFE Art Auction

 Colored Pencil Artwork from SING FROGGIE/CANTA RANA by Carolyn Dee Flores
Tonight, I am prepping original artwork from the book "Canta, Rana, canta/Sing, Froggie Sing" for shipping to ABFFE's art auction at BookExpo America in New York City, May 29, 2013! It's such an honor to be asked.

ABFFE stands for American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression. The 19th annual Children's Book Auction at BookExpo America will be hosted by Jack Gantos and Lauren Myracle.

Colored Pencil Spread from SING FROGGIE/CANTA RANA by Carolyn Dee Flores

You may preview the art here. Support Freedom of Expression!
Have a creative week,
Carolyn Dee Flores

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

"Froggie" Drawing To Be Included in Mazza Museum of Picture Book Art Permanent Collection

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!The Mazza Museum for International Art From Picture Books in Findlay, Ohio - has requested a piece of original artwork from my picture book "Sing, Froggie, Sing/Canta, Rana, canta" published by Arte Público/Piñata  - to be added to their permanent museum collection!!

 This is an unbelievably big moment for me in my career. The list of illustrators included in the Mazza collection is mind-boggling! So humbled and honored. Here is a picture of the studio as I prep artwork for shipping tomorrow!

Prepping Froggie Drawing For Trip to Mazza Museum!
Link to the Mazza Museum for Picture Book Art: http://www.findlay.edu/offices/academic/mazzamuseum/Pages/default.aspx

Wonderstruck and terribly proud of this first book,
Carolyn Dee Flores