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...
Dr. George 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...
Jan Coates lives in Wolfville, NS with her husband and their Golden Irish, Charlie. She has two married children (sadly in Ontario) and loves visiting schools through the Writers in the Schools (WITS) program. Jan's interest in writing for children grew out of her own love of words and stories...
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...
Beth Ann is from Dartmouth but lives on the South Shore of Nova Scotia with her family of four. Her debut children's book, Row Bot, was published in 2017 by ...
Nancy is a retired high school Family Studies teacher and Guidance Counsellor who rarely goes anywhere without her camera. The curious little red squirrels in her backyard became the subjects of many of her photos. To make the photos more interesting, she started making squirrel size props (a...
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...
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...