ArtSpace 105

105 Monmouth St.

Red Bank, NJ 07701


The programs of Monmouth Arts are made possible in part by funds from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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Meet and Greet with Author-Illustrator Mike Ciccotello

View a selection of work from his current children's literature

portfolio and pick up his debut picture book Twins!


Saturday, November 16th, 1-3pm

Schedule for the event:
1:15 - 1:30 Learn to draw a castle - age suggestion 4-6
1:40 - Read TWINS and Mike will do a drawing for attendees
2:00 - 2:15 Learn to draw a rocket - age suggestion 7-12
Remaining time - Q&A and signing

Exhibit: November 1 - 26 
Monmouth Arts, 105 Monmouth Street, Red Bank


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About Mike Ciccotello

Mike is an author-illustrator. He makes books for children of all ages, even the really old children that never have time to play. This is a selection of work from his current children’s literature portfolio. Mike creates all of his art digitally, in the application, ProCreate, on an iPad pro, with an Apple Pencil. 


Mike received a BFA with a concentration in painting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. His debut picture book, Twins, was recently published by FSG/Macmillan. He is also the author-illustrator of Beach Toys vs. School Supplies (FSG/Macmillan) and the illustrator of Treemendous by Bridget Heos (Crown/Penguin Random House) and Cheese and Quackers by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen (Aladdin/Simon&Schuster)—all forthcoming.  Mike’s clients also include Scholastic, Highlights magazine, and CNN. He has also exhibited at Johnson & Johnson headquarters and the NY Design Center. Mike is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBW) and the Children’s Book Illustrators Group (CBIG), and was a contributing member of


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Past Exhibits

Best of the Senior Art Show

September 6 - August 16, 2019

Senior Artists of Monmouth County

Grey Matter

April 8 - May 29, 2019

Elisabeth McKeon

From My Perspective

December 4 - December 20, 2018

Communications High School

America: Land That I Love

July 10 - August 28, 2019

H. Hargrove


March 1 - March 27, 2019

RBC High School Students

Summer Sense-Ability

June 14 - June 27, 2019

The Arc of Monmouth

Horror Vacui

January 4 - February 27, 2019

Marie Maber

ArtSpace 105, Monmouth Arts' official micro-gallery, is located at 105 Monmouth Street in Red Bank (next to the Count Basie Center for the Arts).