I am super excited for this book!!!! I even got the honor to meet both Art director and the editor in person at Penguin Random House !
Project 2021 is a resistance campaign to showcase original work by artists as they process the world in today's political climate. Oh, and it also raises money for a few causes we think are really important.
So thrilled to be part of this project as its illustrator! Yaaay!
Can't wait to share what I am creating for this book!
I am SO honored that Dearest Matthew Winner accepted to do the cover reveal of my newest book on his blog!
This is my first book I have illustrated in the United States!
Let's read about it here:
Years ago when I immigrated to the United States, I could not illustrate a day like today clearly! I had some images in my mind about my future but they were fuzzy and blurred. Then it happened to me to know a society with people who love the same thing I love; Children’s Books!!! It is the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators! #SCBWI
People with having each other support and help one to another to reach to what they all love and care about!
I found my friends and I immediately felt it like my home! I told myself : This is where I belong to! I was not an alien here at SCBWI, not any more!
And today I see my artwork up there on SCBWI Winter Conference webpage! Such a HUGE Honor! Teary Eyes I have but with a BIG Smile!! :)
Yes! The Dream of yesterday is REAL today! :)
Thank you @SCBWI
Thank you Sarah Baker!
Thank you christy tugeau ewers and Christina @ The CAT Agency!
And Thank You Dorothia Rohner, our SCBWI Iowa Art Coordinator!!!
2018 WNDB Mentorship award!
My Art Show at UIHC, 2016
#noban #immigration #WWDTogether_immigration
Typography by: Afrouz Razavi
Illustration by: Rahele Jomepour Bell
© Rahele Jomepour Bell 2017