Veronica Walsh has been making pictures for as long as she can remember. She is the illustrator of the children’s book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, and is a regular contributor of illustrations to the Los Angeles Times Kids’ Reading Room. Ms. Walsh studied art and design at California State University, Long Beach and put her artistic skills to good use as a graphic designer for many years. She enjoys eating sushi, bargain shopping for antique furniture, and cruising on her bike at the beach with her husband, Dominic.
Jennifer Gray Olson is a freelance illustrator based in Southern California. She is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in art education. Her love of creating whimsical characters and the worlds in which they dwell led her into illustrating. She creates her work using a combination of ink, watercolor, and digital painting. She lives in Corona, CA, with her husband, Steve, their two young sons, Ethan and Eli… and two dogs… and two cats…. and two guinea pigs…
Born in Viet Nam, Carolyn has lived in Southern California since she was five. As a child she enjoyed doodleling, but she did not pursue art until she entered college, first majoring in Fashion Design before switching to illustration after she took a course in figurative drawing. Carolyn graduated from Otis College of Art and Design with a Bachelors of Fine Art degree in illustration She worked as a freelance graphic designer, touch-up artist, and visual merchandiser before focusing on writing and illustrating children’s books. Her nieces and nephews and the stories of her mother and grandmother’s life in Viet Nam inspire her stories and illustrations.
Patricia Cantor is an author, art instructor, and illustrator of children’s books. She spends her days in sunny California with two cute pups at her feet while engrossed in the most fun thing in the world: making pictures.