Amazing interview with gifted, dedicated artist Carol Schwarz. You can feel the life in her pictures.
photo by Kevin Harkens
Carol Schwartz’s illustrations are resplendent with color and texture in detailed, accurate scenes showing wildlife and ecosystems rendered for children. She specializes in science and nature books which she carefully researches, then uses skillful composition to create compelling scenes. This award winning illustrator, and charming person, has had her work in The Original Art exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Illustrators Club of Washington, D.C., has had her books selected as Outstanding Science Trade Books by the National Science Teachers Association, worked on illustration projects for the National Geographic Society, Time-Life, and the Washington Post. Carol has illustrated sixty picture books. She has spoken at hundreds of schools and libraries and taught illustration at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Her career is remarkable.
JAZ: Carol, thank you for taking the time to share a bit of yourself here. Congratulations…
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