Artists in Residence Hosts Children’s Book Illustrator

J.H. Everett with Author Isabel J at a book signing for Izzy and the Candy Palace

JSerra’s Artists in Residence program hosts children’s book illustrator J.H. Everett, to speak on his latest endeavor,  Izzy and the Candy Palace. The speakers series will be hosted in the JSerra Center room at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8

Copies of the book will be available for sale and all of the proceeds will be donated to the Kid’s Cafe Program of Second Harvest.

Biography J.H. Everett

J.H. Everett is a visual storyteller, writer, and creativity expert. He holds a Ph.D in Early Modern European and World History from the University of California, Irvine.

Though he is now known for his work in children’s books, he has worked as a professional musician, composer, playwright, theater director, artist, teacher, and actor. He has created work for companies such as Christy Ottaviano/ Henry Holt Publishing, Scholastic Books, The Jim Henson Company, the MMJ Foundation, and the Los Angeles Times. He has taught students from preschool through the college level.

J.H. Everett is co-creator, with Marilyn Scott-Waters, of the illustrated middle grade nonfiction series, Haunted Histories. (Christy Ottaviano/Henry Holt Books). Everett has created concept illustrations for the Jim Henson Company, as well as concept covers for Scholastic. His illustrations have been featured in the Los Angeles Times. You can visit him at jheverett.com

 

Artists in Residence Program Hosts Comic Book Annimator

Todd Nauck

Join the JSerra Artists in Residence Program as they host Marvel comic animator Todd Nauk, Thursday, Feb. 2 at 1 p.m. in the Center Room.

Nauk will be speaking about his love of comics, education, and the imagination that took him to reach his dreams.

Nauk is the artist of the best selling comic book of the last decade, Amazing Spider-Man #583: the Spider-Man/Barack Obama Team-Up.  Nauck is a well known artist of the comic book industry and works regularly for Marvel and DC Comics, with 17 years of credits including Amazing Spider-Man, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, Teen Titans Go, and Young Justice, (now a cartoon on Cartoon Network) as well as countless others. Nauck’s art was recently prominently featured on the season eight finale of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as well as on episodes of ESPN’s NFL Sunday Countdown and SportsCenter.