"I love the vibrancy of the illustrations and the mood they create as the story follow two children through Brooklyn as they ponder big life questions." -Javaka Steptoe, Caldecott Medalist
"An ordinary trip home becomes a journey in wonder and compassion when we pause to imagine a life other than our own." -Sophie Blackall, Caldecott Medalist
"The beautifully textured artwork by Qualls and Alko adroitly captures the mood and feel of a city in which diversity among people is such a natural occurrence, it doesn’t need to be called out — it simply is." -RJ Palacio, NY Times
"Why Am I Me? is one of the most beautiful books I have had the great pleasure of seeing in recent years! Such a perfect blend of words and images. Selina and Sean's art literally took my breath away." -Tomie DePaola, Caldecott Medalist
OPEN ALL MONTH Stop by our Holiday Pop-up Shop! Join Sean and artist friends Charlotte Noruzi, Alise Lobelsohn and others 117 South Oxford, Brooklyn, NY
*HOLIDAY SHOPPING* **all month**
IN STUDIO WITH SEAN QUALLS & SELINA ALKO COLLABORATION - KLTV
CURRENTLY ON EXHIBIT
*The Original Art 2017* November 1 through December 30 Society of illustrators 128 East 63rd Street New York, NY The Original Art is an annual exhibit celebrating the fine art of children’s book illustration. The exhibit showcases the original art from the year’s best children’s books. The 2017 exhibit features a diverse list of books selected by a jury of outstanding illustrators, art directors, and editors.
*Facing Humanity: A Show of Portraits* October 25 through January 9 Gallery 360, Northeastern University 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA Facing Humanity is an exhibition of work by renowned illustrators who create images for books, magazines, posters, and other types of publication. Artists featured in this show range from the rising stars of illustration to some of the most prominent illustrators in the world. All have the unique ability to capture the personality and emotions of their subjects.