PUDDLES & RAINBOWS
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 AllTheWonders.com.
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).