ABOUT REBECCA HIRSCH

  • I live in Waukesha, Wisconsin with my husband and two daughters. I have a BFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

    I have been an active member attending conferences since 2011, and received “Honorable Mention” for the piece which I entered in our local chapter’s illustrator competition, fall of 2016.
    I also received “Second Runner Up” with my piece in the 2017 Tomie dePaola  SCBWI contest.
    I won the SCBWI-WI Illustrator competition at our fall conference in 2017.
    My first book, PANDA’S PAUSE, written by Dr. Amanda DeSua, was released in November of 2018.
    I received the People’s Choice award for illustration at the Marvelous Midwest conference in May of 2019.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • I work digitally but strive to achieve a hand-created look.  I look to capture the essence of childhood in my work, in all it’s shades and emotions.

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