Artists

Anna Bald
Arden Powell
Arlene Dozay Christmas

Illustrator Dozy (Arlene) Christmas grew up on the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick. She attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and has displayed her artwork at galleries and exhibits across the Maritimes, Ontario and the United States

Arthur Stevens

Arthur Stevens is a Mi’kmaq community member from Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia. Throughout his professional and personal life Arthur has worked with and for Indigenous peoples and organizations across Atlantic Canada. As a published artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, Arthur is an award-winning Indigenous professional who takes pride in sharing his creative works […]

Astrid Sheckels
Barb Martin
Barbara Cooney

Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) was a renowned children’s book author and illustrator who published more than a hundred books during her illustrious career. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she lived much of her life in Maine, and focused often on the culture and landscape of that state. A two-time winner of the Caldecott Medal, she was […]

Belle DeMont

Belle DeMont is John’s daughter. Her love of visual story telling brought her to NSCAD where she developed into a very special talent. She continues to live and work in her hometown, Halifax. Although The Little Tree By the Sea is Belle’s first book, it singles the emergence of a major young talent on the […]

Brenda Jones

Brenda Jones grew up in Prince Edward Island and now works as an artist at a Montreal animation studio. She has illustrated many books, including Buddy the Bluenose Reindeer, My Mother is Weird and Hockey Night Tonight.

Brenda Whiteway