Tuesday, April 17, 3 pm at The Residence at Otter Creek
Ashley Wolff, acclaimed children’s author and illustrator, will speak in the Founders’ Room about her life as an artist and her many sources of inspiraiton. A visual artist since she declared herself one at the age of 5, Ms. Wolff grew up in Middlebury and holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. She enjoys working in a variety of media and is eager to share what she has discovered from 30 years of playing with color and light. For 30 years one of Ashley’s favorite pastimes has been traveling to schools all over the US, speaking to children about writing, drawing and using their imaginations to help them find their own paths to the future. Every summer Ashley teaches in the Children’s Picture Book Writing & Illustration MFA and certificate programs at Hollins University, Roanoke VA. Her books have won numerous state and national awards.
This event is free and open to the public and will include a gallery showing of Ashley Wolff's work. Books will be available for purchase at the event on April 17.