Monday, June 2, 2014

A Baker's Dozen: 13 Favorite Children's Books about Women Artists & Their Images

Emily Carr, The Red Cedar, 1933, Oil (from here)
Deboh, Nicolas. (2007).  Four Pictures by Emily Carr. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books. 
(Artist Emily Carr, 1871-1945) 

María Hernández de la Cruz & Casimiro de la Cruz López's Huichol folk art. (from here)
Endredy, James. (2003). The Journey of Tunuri and the Blue Deer: A Huichol Indian Story. Illustrated by María Hernández de la Cruz & Casimiro de la Cruz López. Rochester, VT: Bear Cub Books.
(Artists: The Huichol folk art is yarn painting. You can learn more about it here.)

Illustration by Maria Merian in 1705.  (from here)
Engle, Margarita. (2010). Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian. Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
(Artist: Maria Merian, 1647-1717)

self portrait
Michele Wood's self portrait, 2013 (from here)

Igus, Toyomi.(2004). Going Back Home: An Artist Returns to the South. Illustrated by Michele Wood. New York: Lee & Low. 
(Artist: Michele Wood) 

Quilt made by women from Gee's Bend, AL. (from here).

McKissack, Pat. (2008). Stitchin' and Pullin' A Gee's Bend Quilt. Illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera. New York:Random House Books for Young Readers.
(Artists: Women from Gees Bend, AL who make quilts)

Mora, Pat. (2002). Maria Paints the Hills. Illustrated by María Hesch. Albuquerque, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press.
(Artist: Maria Hesch, 1909-1994)

Sugaring Off - Grandma Moses
Grandma Moses's Sugaring Off, 1943 (from here)

Nikola-Lisa, W. (2000). The Year with Grandma Moses. Illustrated by Grandma Moses. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
(Artist: Grandma Moses, 1860-1961)

Georgia O'Keeffe's Blue and Green Music, 1921 ( from here)
Rodriguez, Rachel Victoria. (2006). Through Georgia's Eyes. Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. New York: Henry Holt & Co. 
Artist (Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887-1986)
Tomie Arai's Portrait/Young Women, 1998 (from here)
Rohmer, Harriet (Ed.). (1997). Just Like Me: Stories and Self-Portraits by Fourteen Artists. New York: Lee & Low.
(Artists: Tomie Arai, Carmen Lomas Garza, Michele Wood)
Sculpture, Gamin by Augusta Savage from here.
Schroeder, Alan. (2009).  In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta SavageIllustrated by JaeMe Bereal. New York: Lee & Low
(Artist: Augusta Savage, 1892-1962)

Emily Carr's Tree Trunk, 1931 (from here)

Vande Griek, Susan. (2002).  Art Room. Illustrated by Pascal Milelli. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books. 
(Artist: Emily Carr, 1871-1945))

Music Pink and Blue - Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O'Keeffe's Music Pink and Blue, 1918 (from here)

Winter, Jeanette. (2003). My Name Is Georgia: A Portrait by Jeanette Winter. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
Artist (Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887-1986)

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Frida Kahlo's  Autorretrato con Collar de Espinas y Colibrí
Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Humming-bird) (from here)

Winter, Jonah.(2002). Frida. Illustrated by Ana Juan. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books.
(Artist: Frida Kahlo, 1907-1954).

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