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Marie-Louise Gay

Author

Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards - Picture Book Category

2000 and 2006 Recipient

" Receiving the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award has encouraged me on a personal and creative level. I think it has also promoted reading, the discovery of art and the resonance of ideas and words to young children. "

     

What are you currently doing?

I am currently working on five different book projects either as the Illustrator or as the Author/ Illustrator.

What did receiving the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award mean to you? 

Receiving the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award has encouraged me on a personal and creative level. I think it has also promoted reading, the discovery of art and the resonance of ideas and words to young children.

 

What does private arts philanthropy mean to you as a working artist?

It means that I feel that with my work I am part of a community that encourages and promotes creativity and cultural awareness for everyone.

 

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