Date and Time Details: Begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, with an optional tour of Highlights for Children and Boyds Mills Press; ends on Thursday, October 5, with lunch.

  • $699.00 – Program Price

2017 Artists-In-Residency Honoree: Denise Fleming

With Denise Fleming

October 1 - 5, 2017

Our Artists-in-Residence program celebrates the commitment these authors and illustrators have made to the field of children’s literature.

Our 2017 Artists-in-Residency include Laurie Halse Anderson, Kathryn Erskine, Denise Fleming, Matt de la Peña and Varian Johnson. Each artist-in-residence will spend five days at the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center working on projects for publication. To raise awareness about these artists and their upcoming works, we invite other artists – writers, poets, and illustrators – to join them during their residency. While days will be spent on individual projects, mealtimes will bring all artists together to share farm-fresh food and conversation. After dinner, our artists-in-residence will host informal sharing and feedback sessions for all works-in-progress.

About the Leader

Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming is the author/illustrator of many award-winning picture books. Fleming’s books are created in her signature style of pulp painting—a paper making technique. Often the art is embellished with decorative papers, pastels, or copy transfer. Her work has received many awards, including a Boston Globe Hornbook honor, a Caldecott Honor, and the Silver Medal […]

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