December 2010
California
I visited my family for the holidays & had two great visits with creative people.


With Ron Lana, director of the art gallery
at the Art Institute of California, Inland Empire.
I'll have a solo show in the gallery in the near future!!

With Christen Olivarez & Amanda Crabtree
from Stampington & Co., the publishers of
Where Women Cook & many other fabulous Magazines!
http://stampington.com
December 10th at the Chelsea Market
Launch party and magazine signing for Where Women Cook Magazine.


With Jo Packham, the creator,
www.jopackham.com

With MaryJane Butters,
We collaborate on our Farm Love column, www.maryjanesfarm.org

With my student Sara.

With my student Cari Ann and friend, Victoria


New York City- The Market was packed with fans of Where Women Cook magazine!
I was thrilled to be a part of such a special event. I signed my page in the magazine while many famous female chefs signed their pages.
http://wherewomencook.com
for more photos of the special event go to:
http://wherewomencook.com/the-launch-of-where-women-cook-at-chelsea-market/
December 2010
I'm featured on the Where Women Cook blog!



I am an artist...not a great cook...but I was thrilled to be highlighted on the Where Women Cook blog for five days. I shared one of my favorite recipes, one of my favorite places, one of my favorite things (in a photograph), and a favorite tip...

My introduction: http://wherewomencook.com/featured-bio-megan-halsey/
My recipe: http://wherewomencook.com/soft-boiled-egg/
One of my favorite places: http://wherewomencook.com/locale-the-pennsylvania-general-store/
My photograph: http://wherewomencook.com/photography-farmers-market-eggs/
The "tip" I shared: http://wherewomencook.com/tools-tips-tricks-find-ways-to-see-the-joy-in-things/
December 1st, 2010
It's here! The premier issue of WHERE WOMEN COOK Magazine.




Created by Jo Packham (Where Women Create and an extraordinary all-around woman), WHERE WOMEN COOK is a beautiful and delicious new magazine featuring today's top women chef's, bakers and food bloggers.
I am extremely privileged to have my art adorn a column all through the magazine's inaugural year!

A magazine signing and launch party will be held at Chelsea Market, Ninth Avenue, NYC, on December 10th from 2-5.
I will be signing copies of the magazine along with all the famous foodies!!
November 7th, 2010
The Bernardsville Library Book Fair and Art Exhibit




Bernardsville, NJ- It was nice be back "home" in Jersey for a day with cool books, original art and old friends!
I have known Danny since the "old days" (twenty years!) when we worked on books together at Bradbury Press.
Danny, and his wife Kim, are very talented and very cool, publish their own books and visit schools. www.dannyandkim.com.
October 28th, 2010
I'm the "FAMILIAR FACE" in The News of Delaware County local newspaper.




I was flattered and proud to be chosen as a "Familiar Face"! The photo was taken at "Community Day" at the Lansdowne Farmer's Market. I was representing our Arts Board and supporting our farmers by wearing my "Farmers Kick A**" T-shirt I purchased at one of the Farm Aid concerts I attended. Read the nice article by clicking here.
October 2010
It's official! 3 Pandas Planting will be back in print for Earth Day 2011! Marshall Cavendish is responsible for the new edition.
www.3PandasPlanting.com


September 16, 17, 18 2010
Jo Packham & Nancy Suriano's - The Creative Connection Event
www.thecreativeconnectionevent.com



Co-founders: Nancy Suriano & Jo Packham.

With my artist buddy Melanie Hall.

With Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman.

With Marcia Ceppos, Ms. Tinsel Trading & Kaari Meng, Ms. French General.

With Kaari Meng & Jo Packham.

Kaari's project.

With MaryJane Butters, organic farmer, author & cook.

Jo & Nancy say thanks.

With Melanie & Jo.

With Anne McFarland Brown, from Demdaco, at the cupcake farewell.


Minneapolis, MN- Three amazing days of: 400+/- strong, creative, beautiful, women making cool things; informative panels, delicious meals, celebrity teachers and book signings; lots of passion; cupcakes!

www.ThePioneerWoman.com, www.TinselTrading.com, www.FrenchGeneral.com, www.MaryJanesFarm.com, www.JoPackham.com, www.WhereWomenCreate.com
Early Autumn 2010
I'm highlighted in the e-newsletter "On The Surface- news for the art & design community"!


August 2010
The Pine Ridge Art Boutique "BE JOYFUL" mug is highlighted in Stationery Trends magazine!


July 2010
The Women of the Lansdowne Arts Festival Committee




Jennifer Hoff, MaryKay Bowden, Terry Baraldi and I take a break from a LAF meeting. We have been hard at work planning for the 2010 Fest! September 10th, 11th & 12th at the historic Twentieth Century Club. I am not participating as an artist this year. I will be a full-time volunteer and will have a book signing. www.lansdowneartsfestival.com
June 2010
Honorable Mention Awarded to "Like A Moth To A Flame, Old Age Arrives"




Two pieces were accepted into the prestigious "Phillustration" Show at The Philadelphia Sketch Club. An honorable mention was awarded to "Like A Moth To A Flame, Old Age Arrives" in the self-promotion category at the 3rd annual juried exhibition.
May 2010
It's all about SURTEX!




This year I'll be in a new corner booth, #627, May 16, 17, 18 at the Javits Center, in NYC.
I'm excited to show my new work. I really love some of these new images.
April 2010
Society Of Illustrators, New York City, April 1st



128 East 63rd Street, NYC- Milton Glaser gave a talk and signed books at the Society. One of my art & graphic design idols, Milton was presented with a National Medal of Arts from President Obama just thirty-five days ago!
March 2010



The studio is a mess while creating new art for the big Surtex show in New York City- May 16, 17, 18 at the Javits Center. -Special thanks to Jasper (Johns) for the flag inspiration!
February
Amelia to Zora is the featured picture-book-of-the-month at Charlesbridge Publishing



*Starred Review- Booklist
*Starred Review- Kirkus Reviews
*Winner of a NAPPA Gold Award! (National Association of Parents Publications Association)
*A Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People (National Council for the Social Studies & the Children's Book Council)
Happy 2010!
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