Ilse is an internationally renowned children’s book author and illustrator who has illustrated stories from Italy, Latvia, Russia, and Sweden. Her first book, The Bremen Town Musicians, was a Caldecott Honor book.
Ilse is the recipient of the 1985 Ezra Jack Keats Fellowship. She has taught at numerous institutions including the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Harvard/Radcliffe Seminars as well as the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Experience firsthand the wonder of children’s book creation in Ilse’s class, Illustrating Children’s Books: Beginning to Intermediate. You’ll work in a small-group environment to produce your own children’s book “dummy.”
Ilse has shown her work in exhibitions at the Concord Free Public Library and the DeCordova Museum in Massachusetts, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.