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Featured in the following publications and websites:

(Click on links below to view articles.)

Illustration West 59, The Boston Globe, The Portland Press Herald, The Washington Post, The Guardian,The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, The Washington Examiner, The Connection Newspapers, The Portsmouth Herald, Bangor Daily News, the Down East Bookshelf, www.scbwi.org, and Amtrak.

NEWS AND EVENTS

"Votes for Women" artwork selected for exhibition in The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles Illustration West 59 juried competition. See the exhibited piece here.

SCBWI Mid-Atlantic Highlighter - Read Rebecca's article on creating picture book covers, "Picture Book Cover Designs that Jump Off the Page--and the Shelf!" (Under Craft Tips for Illustrators)

Click on the image on the right for a tour of Rebecca's new studio.

IPA Award - Rebecca received an Honorable Mention in the 2015 IPA AWARDS.

Moonbeam Award - Best Illustrator - Rebecca received the Silver Medal for Best Illustrator for her illustrations in Only Cows Allowed, written by Lynn Plourde. See the full list of winners here: Moonbeam Awards

National IPPY Award - Only Cows Allowed received a National Bronze Medal for Children's Picture Books (all ages) in the Independent Publisher Book Awards. See the full list of winners and the Only Cows Allowed award photo here: IPPY Awards. Read Lynn Plourde's Facebook write-up about Only Cows Allowed at the IPPY Awards ceremony in NYC here.

Rebecca received the Grand Prize Art Award at the SCBWI New York Showcase Winter Conference.

 

Selected Past Book Events:

Children's Book-Fair-by-the-Sea - Rebecca was a guest speaker along with Melissa Sweet, Chris Van Dusen, and John and Ann Hassett. Camden Public Library, sponsored by The Owl & Turtle Bookshop in Camden, ME - Read more...

Partnered with Amtrak Downeaster for Train to Maine book event featuring readings, art demonstrations, and giveaways during the Downeaster train ride from Boston, MA to Old Orchard Beach, ME - Read more...

As part of the American Library Association's Teen Read Week: Picture It @ Your Library®, Rebecca was invited to present by podcast on the art of visualizing a story.

Rebecca was a guest author/illustrator at the Virginia Educational Media Association (VEMA) annual conference at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, VA

Only Cows Allowed book event in celebration of the 50th anniversary at Frying Pan Farm Park, in Herndon, VA. Featured in The Washington Post

Union Station Train to Maine book event as part of the National Train Day celebration at Union Station - Union Station Barnes & Noble, Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Studio!
See her studio here.
 
Past Book Tour Photos
Rebecca was a featured speaker at the Children's Book-Fair-by-the-Sea,
along with Chris Van Dusen and Melissa Sweet.
 
Rebecca read to audiences on board the Amtrak, Maine Eastern,
Boothbay Railway, and Wiscasset trains.
 
Kids especially enjoyed the surprise visit from the story's conductor,
played by Rebecca's husband.
 
 

 

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