ABOUT DOROTHIA ROHNER
My love of children’s books, art, nature, imagination began as a child growing up in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. I graduated with a degree in natural science illustration and worked as a scientific illustrator for several years. Nothing gives me greater joy than to create imaginative illustrations and stories for children. It is a privilege to serve as the Iowa SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator and Webmaster. Awards include: ~~”Firefly Forest” Grand Prize Winner at SCBWI Bologna Illustrator Gallery- 2014 Bologna Book Fair. ~~Portfolio Showcase Mentorship Award- 2014, Los Angeles Summer Conference.I am the author of ”I am Goose!” to be published by Clarion in Fall ’18 or Spring ’19. (Vanya Nastalieva will illustrate)Represented by Alice Tasman- Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency.
Nature, humor and imagination inspire me to create art and stories for children.