In Conversation with Barbara DiLorenzo & Rashad Malik Davis- Free!
The Arts Council takes great pride in our diverse community of artists, authors, and creatives of all disciplines. In Conversation is a curated series of discussions designed to celebrate and connect those who make art and those who love art! Breaking down the barriers between artist and art-appreciator, In Conversation delves into inspiration, studio practice, and artistic aspirations
Author-Illustrators Barbara DiLorenzo and Rashad Malik Davis will be in conversation with Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Artist-in-Residence program, for virtual conversation. Register NOW – it’s free!
Barbara DiLorenzo graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration and studied painting at the Arts Students League of New York. She is the author-illustrator of RENATO THE LION (Viking/Penguin Random House), which was chosen as a Junior Library Guild Selection, and QUINCY (Little Bee), a Crystal Kite Award finalist. When she isn’t working on books, Barbara teaches at the Arts Council of Princeton and the New York Institute of Art + Design. She is a member of the Society of Illustrators and the co-president of the Children’s Book Illustrators Group of New York (CBIG). Barbara is represented by Rachel Orr of the Prospect Agency. Barbara lives with her family in central New Jersey. You can find her online at barbaradilorenzo.com, Twitter and Instagram.
Rashad Malik Davis is an award-winning author, illustrator, character designer, and educator from Lawrenceville, NJ. His work focuses on diversity and inclusion, fantasy, empathy, and emotional literacy for children and adults alike. He graduated from Tufts University in 2013 with degrees in Anthropology and Chinese Language & Culture, and then went on to pursue his dreams with a Master’s degree in Animation from the Savannah College of Art & Design. In 2017, Chapter 1 of the Carefree Like Me series won the Best Indie Book Award in the Children’s category. Chapter 2 of the same series won the 2019 Best Indie Illustration Award as well. He is currently at work on a graphic novel for young adults. Learn more by visiting Rashad’s website and Instagram.
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