Brian Ames

Author, Illustrator


Greetings! I have a BFA in Illustration (with a focus on book design) from the Rhode Island School of Design. My love of adventure, food, nature, gardens, and art has led me around the world as a chef, landscape designer, and artist. I have focused my creative energy back to my lifelong love: picture books. I take frequent walks in the woods, and know every plant and creature within. I can be found at work in my backyard studio in Philadelphia or with my wife and two children cooking on our homemade wood-fired pizza oven.


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