Society of
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Speaker Profile - Jessica Loy

Illustrator, Other, and Writer

Region: New York: Eastern Upstate
Age Levels: 5-10 and 11-13
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
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Jessica Loy is an accomplished graphic designer, painter and an associate professor at The Center for Art and Design at The College of Saint Rose, where she teaches graphic design and illustration. Ms. Loy lives in Delmar, New York with her husband and two children. The family shares an interest in environmental concerns and enjoy hiking, kayaking and skiing. Follow The Trail was Jessica Loy’s first children’s book, which she hopes will inspire other families to learn to love the great outdoors.Her new book, When I Grow Up is inspired by watching her children grow and explore their own interests All of the photography and illustrative work for the books were created by Ms. Loy, with the exception of the children's drawings which were a contribution by her two daughters.

Presentation Description:
I provide a wide variety of programming options which can all be viewed on my website: 

I am a full time teacher and provide interactive, hands-on, learning experiences for children through young adults. My presentations are based on my books are fun true story, fact based texts. 

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. I can also mail you a brochure listing my activities if that if prefered.

I also speak at conferences. I will be speaking at the upcoming NYSRA Conference on November 9, 2015