October 2 and 3rd. Originals from IN and sketches showing illustration development from my latest book, IN. Olympia Artswalk at Bar Francis (a coffee shop next to Old School Pizzeria)

October 8-11 Write Doe Bay, Orcas Island. I’ll be teaching a writing workshop.

October 11 at 12:30 Darvill’s Bookstore, Eastbound, book signing and reading.

November 6 - 30. Opening 11/6 from 6-8pm at Bainbridge Island arts and Crafts. Northwest Fine Craft exhibit

November 12at 7:30 at Seattle Town Hall as a part of Ampersand Live, I’ll be signing books and calendars there too.

Saturday, November 14, 1-5pm, presentation at 2:30 on Land Gallery, Portland, Calendar Show and reading. Nov 15 - Dec 2, 2015: Calendar and Other Originals at Land Gallery in Portand.

November 22, 2015: Portland Audubon Wild Book Arts signing

Saturday, December 13th, 2015, Crafty Wonderland, Portland


A new book by Jeremy Chatelain May The Stars Drip Down that I illustrated is now available.
The publisher made this nice video about the process.

A recent interview with me over at NW Book Lovers

A new edition of Collect Raindrops with 64 new pages is now available.

New calendar is done! Now available at!

The Olympia Rotary Club awarded me Environmentalist of the Year 2013.

A video of a lecture I gave at The Evergreen State College is now available on YouTube.

The Museum of Contemporary Craft has published a series of writings about my exhibit there by Lois Maffeo, Jean Smith and Carrie Brownstein.

To Market, To Market wins Washington State Book Award

New posters, cards, t-shirts and limited edition print at

Apple, published by Appleseed will be out in Fall 2012, and it already has a starred review from Publisher's Weekly.


How to be a Cat is out!.

Finishing layout for "May the Stars Drip Down" by Jeremy Chatelain of the band, Cub Country. Nighttime lullaby. You can listen to the song to get an idea.

To Market, To Market won a Gold Medal for Non-fiction from Parent's Choice and is selected to be in the Society of Illustrators Awards Exhibition in October, NYC.

I'm interviewed on Crafty Crafty .TV

Created album art for Resume: A Compilation Album to Support the Victims of the Japan Earthquake.

Great Interview with me on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast.

To Market, To Market about the Olympia Farmer's Market. Out May 2011.

Paper Cutting: Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft A compilation of papercut artists. Out April 2011.

How To Cook A Perfect Day. It is a cookbook that I originally made in 1998 with recipes and food memories to concoct the perfect day. It has been rebound and reprinted. Available Now

Cool piece on Liberated Spaces about what to do with old calendars.

A recent interview with me on Kindness of Ravens blog.

I've written up a little background piece about Mama Is It Summer Yet. »

From The Desk Of... I've been featured on From The Desk Of... a nice site that shows artists' (and other folks') workplaces.

Live radio interview with Nikki McClure and Cynthia Rylant about "All in a Day" on Think Out Loud, Oregon Public Broadcasting. Listen

All in a Day has been awarded a 2010 PNBA Book Award (Pacific NW Booksellers Association)

Since 1965 the PNBA has presented annual awards to recognize excellence in writing from the Pacific Northwest. To see the full list of winners, you can visit their site.

Interviews and Articles

Interview in The Olympian »

Interview with me in the LA Weekly »

Interview with Chad W. Beckerman All In A Day »

"Mothers of Invention: Calendar Girl" Divine Caroline »

Reading Local: Portland Interview »


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