Lecture by Art Director Kristin Nobles
Friday, July 26, 9 am
Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, Room 119
Kristen Nobles is the founding publisher of Page Street Kids, the new children’s division of Page Street Publishing in Salem, MA. She is focusing on collaborating with new talent and publishing art-led narrative picture books, picture book biographies, visually driven concept books, and selectively, distinct board books. Nobles also spent 13 years as an art director at Candlewick Press/Walker Books Group and was a senior designer at Chronicle Books for five years. She has worked with author/illustrators Carson Ellis, Steve Light, Leslie Patricelli and Matt Tavares as well as illustrators Sophie Blackall, Yuyi Morales, Jake Parker, John Rocco, and many others on award-winning books. Most weekends, she spends time hiking with her dog, swimming in freshwater lakes, shopping the local farmers markets, and curling up with a good book next to the wood stove at her house in Maine. Sponsored by the graduate program in children's literature and children's book illustration.