NS Illustrators Profiles
A new season just beginning! Definitely time to upgrade my bio; even though some things never change life's experience continually morphs and expands. Have to love that :-)
Part of me is still the kid from Manchester, England, who always wanted to be a...
George M. Burden has had an active twenty five year career as a freelance writer, with a focus on travel, but with publications encompassing the gamut of medical-history, human interest, humour, poetry and fiction.
George has placed articles with...
Geoff Butler is a painter, writer and book illustrator. He was born on Fogo Island, Nfld., near Brimstone Head which has been designated by the Flat Earth Society as one of the four corners of the earth.
Geoff practices his art daily so as not to fall...
Emma FitzGerald was born in Southern Africa to Irish parents and grew up in Vancouver. She has studied both art and architecture, and is the author of Hand Drawn Halifax. She lives and draws in North End Halifax.
Doretta graduated from NSCAD with a BA in Art Education. She then worked in Swaziland, Africa for a year and then Igloolik, Nunavut for another two. Before and after these diverse experiences, she was an avid traveller and tree planter.
Once settled in Nova Scotia, Doretta worked as an...
Ron Lightburn's career as a children's book illustrator was launched with his Governor General's Award-winning artwork for Waiting for the Whales in 1991. Since then he has illustrated numerous other best selling picture books and has become internationally renowned for his sensitive...
I am a professional illustrator, who creates artwork for publishers, self-publishers and the children's market. I can custom design illustrations for any project and I always meet deadlines. I have illustrated over sixty...
Born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, I was raised in the Ottawa Valley and have lived most of my life in Nova Scotia, and am now an artist, award winning picture book illustrator, and author. I have had a strong visual orientation since a very young age, and a concern for social justice issues from a...
Born in the farmlands of New Jersey, Susan was interested in art from an early age. She spent her time drawing the natural world around her, playing in the woods, and helping her mother and grandmother with farm chores, feeding the chickens, milking cows and collecting the eggs. She was...
Author/illustrator Frances Wolfe worked in the Halifax Regional Library system for more than thirty years. Most of those years were spent in the Children's Services Department, where she became an accomplished storyteller, puppeteer and children's programmer. Frances has drawn inspiration for...