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Altpick’s Week in Review

Altpick’s Week in Review features 4 talented members:  award-winning illustrators Mark Smith and Mirko Cresta, designer Kurt Ketchum and photographer Dorit Thies.  Each of the members’ portfolio showcases a sample of their best work, recent news, and their latest assignments.  … Continue reading

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Illustrator Michael Lewy :: In His Own Words

Michael Lewy is a big fan of the science fiction genre.  The 1960’s and 1970’s sci-films from his childhood left him with fond memories that carry over into his work today. When Michael illustrated these book covers, he worked closely … Continue reading

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The New York Times Sunday Book Review on the Bookshelf had some nice things to say about Selina Alko’s book, “Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama”: DADDY CHRISTMAS AND HANUKKAH MAMA – Reviewed in The New York Times Written and illustrated … Continue reading

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Kristofer Dan-Bergman’s “Unbound”

By Kristofer Dan-Bergman The series was inspired by a book I received from my parents which was written by my grandfather’s (farfar in Swedish) brother who wrote short stories about regular life situations. The title of his books was Dan-Bitar … Continue reading

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Megan Piontkowski’s “Tiny Underdog City” Book Launch

Megan Piontkowski’s new artist’s book Tiny Underdog City: An Uncomprehensive Guide is a satirical guide book for her invented Tiny Underdog City.  The book refers to a body of work Megan created in 2006 collectively entitledTiny Underdog City and also includes autobiographical references … Continue reading

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Your Summer Reading List Starts Here.

Altpick Library has launched! We are delighted to celebrate our members books.  Here are some that were just added: Lennette Newell’s “Welcome to the World” book is styled as a sweet and simple letter to newborn and introduces the first … Continue reading

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