2016

Tuesday, February 2, and February 4, 11, 19, 25
Artist in Residence Program -
Let's Write and Illustrate a Picture Book! Workshop
with Five, Third Grade Classes

Claremont Immersion Elementary School
Arlington, VA

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Friday, February 5
Presentations on Creating 
The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Nantucket Elementary School
Crofton, MD

Thursday, March 17
ARTstravaganza - Let's Create A Picture Book! Workshops with Four, Second Grade Classes
St. Stephens and St. Agnes School
Alexandria, VA

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Tuesday, April 5
Three Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
CW Shipley Elementary School
Harpers Ferry, WV

Friday, April 22 - Earth Day!
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School
Bethesda, MD

Tuesday, May 10
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Loudoun Country Day School
Leesburg, VA

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Saturday, June 11, 10:00 - 3:00
Book Signing
Chesapeake Bay Children’s Book Festival
Talbot County Free Library
Easton,MD

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Tuesday, June 21
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
As Part of the Bookapalooza Celebration
KW Barrett Elementary School
Arlington, VA

Thursday, June 16 - July 31
Turning the Page: Children’s Book Illustration Art Show
Featuring Local Picture Book Illustrators as well as Illustrations From the Mazza Museum                       in Findley, Ohio
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 16, 7:00 PM
Guldesky Gallery and First Floor Galleries
Strathmore Hall
Bethesda MD

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 (L) With Lulu Delacre, Susan Stockdale and Janet Stoeke at the opening reception (R) With Renee Kelahan, Librarian at Loudoun Country Day

Sunday, June 26, 2:45 - 3:45
Panel Discussion: “Collaborative Relationships When Creating Picture Books”
As Part of the Turning The Page: Children’s Book Illustration Art Show
Mansion Music Room
Strathmore Hall
Bethesda, MD

Sunday, July 10, 1:00 - 2:00
Creating Characters and Stories - A Picture Book Workshop
(Workshop description on “School Visits” page)
As Part of the “Turning The Page: Children’s Book Illustration” Exhibition
Mansion Music Room
Strathmore Mansion
Bethesda, MD

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Tuesday, July 12

Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Through a Partnership With the Horizons Greater Washington Program 
and An Open Book Foundation
Bancroft Elementary School at St Patrick’s Episcopal Day School Camp
Bethesda, MD

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Sunday, July 24, 1:00 - 4:00
A Workshop - The Art of Picture Book Illustration (for Teens and Adults)
(Workshop description on “School visits” page)
As Part of the “Turning the Page: Children’s Book Illustration” Exhibition
Mansion Music Room
Strathmore Mansion
Bethesda, MD

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Wednesday, October 5
Three Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Emerick Elementary School
Purcellville, VA

Friday, October 7, 4:00 - 7:00
Saturday, October 8, 10:00 - 4:00
Book Sale and Signing at the Metropolitan Club Fall Craft Show
Garrett Park Town Hall
Garrett Park, MD

Thursday, October 20,
The Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Annual Conference
Concurrent Session Presentation: Inspiring Students with a True Rescue Story: 
The Eye of the Whale -
9:00 AM
Book Signing at Author Celebration - 4:30 - 6:00 
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
Norfolk, VA

Wednesday, October 26

Presentation Featuring Ten Timid Ghosts

Loudoun Country Day School

Leesburg, VA

Tuesday, November 29
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Pinebrook Elementary School
Aldie, VA

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With Pinebrook's wonderful Librarian, Denise Higgins

2017

January 17, 23, 30 and February 6, 21
Artist in Residence Program - 
Let's Write and Illustrate a Picture Book! Workshop 
with Five, Third Grade Classes

Claremont Immersion Elementary School
Arlington, VA

February
Artist In Residence Program - 5 days
Claremont Emersion Elementary School
Arlington, VA

Wednesday, February 8

Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Folly Quarter Middle School

Ellicott City, MD

Friday, February 17
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Jones Elementary School
Severna Park, MD

Wednesday, February 22, 6:30

Presentation and Book Signing of The Eye of the Whale

Family Book Celebration Night

First Baptist Church and Child Development Center

Arlington, VA

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Friday, February 24

Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Nantucket Elementary School

Crofton, MD

Thursday, March 16
ARTstravaganza - Let's Create A Picture Book! 
Workshops with the Second Grade Classes
St. Stephens and St. Agnes School
Alexandria, VA

Wednesday, March 22

Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Sugarland Elementary School

Sterling, VA 

Monday, March 27

Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Highland Elementary School, through An Open Book Foundation

Silver Spring, MD 

Friday, March 24
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Little River Elementary School
Chantilly, VA

Tuesday, April 4
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Hutchison Farm Elementary School
Chantilly, VA

Friday, April 14
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Maret School
Washington, DC

Monday, April 24

Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Kicking off Stonegate Elementary’s Literary Festival

Silver Spring, MD

Saturday, April 29 - Sunday May 14

Art At the Mill - Spring Art Show
Burwell-Morgan Mill (Saturdays 10-6, Sundays noon-5)
15 Tannery Lane, Millwood VA

Tuesday, May 16
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Loudoun Country Day School
Leesburg, VA

Friday, June 2,

Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Buffalo Trail Elementary School

Aldie, VA