Lauren Castillo

A Peek at the Creative Space of Lauren Castillo

Today we welcome illustrator Lauren Castillo to Creative Spaces! Lauren studied Illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art and earned her master’s degree at the School of Visual Arts’s Illustration as Visual Essay program in NYC. Her debut picture book, What Happens on Wednesdays written by Emily Jenkins, was published in 2007. What Happens on Wednesdays received starred reviews from Booklist, Kirkus, and Publisher’s Weekly. Publisher’s Weekly wrote, “Radiant mixed-media art by a debut illustrator captures the warmth and candor in Jenkins’s sparkling slice-of-life tale.”  Following What Happens on Wednesdays, Lauren went on to illustrate The Pig and Miss Prudence by Linda Stanek; Buffalo Music by Tracey E.… Read the rest