John Parra will demonstrate techniques for painting with acrylics and images deeply embedded in his Latinx heritage. Parra's books have received awards including the Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book Award, Golden Kite Award, Christopher Award and an International Latino Book Award. His original artwork has also been showcased and displayed in numerous gallery shows and museum exhibitions.
|Where:||Education Room 437 (Seats 65, Wheelchair accessible)|
|When:||Sat, Mar 14, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
|Moderator:||Hee Young Kim|
John Parra is an award-winning illustrator of books for young readers, including "Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos" by Monica Brown, named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, and "Marvelous Cornelius" by Phil Bildner, which won the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' Golden Kite for Picture Book Illustration....