23 November 2020
Meet Anita Schmidt, the wonderful Bright Artist behind the glowing lanterns of Hello, Little Dreamer, Kathie Lee Gifford’s recently published picture book about children’s God-given purpose in the world. Hello, Little Dreamer graced shelves in early October with HarperCollins Christian and has received well-deserved praise for it’s message and “undeniably cute illustrations” (Kirkus Reviews). We were thrilled to sit down with Anita and learn more about the process of illustrating this beloved title!
18 November 2020
Aura Lewis uses color to illustrate the moods and feelings of characters in her stories. Talented with the brush and bold enough to tell complex stories through children’s books, Aura has an eye for whimsical details and the topics that matter.
05 November 2020
We are delighted to share the #BrightArtists selected for this year’s Original Art Show Exhibit! Here you will find the wonderful art that will be showcased at the Society of Illustrators event. Congrats to these incredible artists for the well-deserved recognition!
01 November 2020
November has finally arrived! Whether your holiday consists of Thanksgiving dinner with loved ones over a Zoom call or safely celebrating with a small gathering at home, we hope these new #BrightReads bring high spirits to you this season!
31 October 2020
Bright artists have been busy! Read about what they’ve been working on in October’s end of month Publishers Weekly rights report roundup, featuring new deals, upcoming titles, and more.
28 October 2020
In honor of recently celebrating Latinx Heritage Month, we thought it was fitting to highlight one our Latin artists, Mirelle Ortega, and share her journey to becoming an illustrator. Art has always been the beat to Mirelle’s drum, an organic passion that is not rooted in a single moment. She was born and raised with the clarity of wanting art to be her life, and we may be biased, but she has chosen the best path for her talents!
15 October 2020
Bright Artist Rosie Butcher’s latest picture book The Joy in You showcases a colorful cast of jungle animals in Rosie’s distinctive whimsical style. Written by TV presenter Cat Deeley and published by Random House Books for Young Readers, this touching tale encourages children to express themselves and enjoy the little moments. We caught up with Rosie to talk about her illustration process and how she deals with creative block.
15 October 2020
Bright is proud to represent and give a platform to a diverse group of artists with relevant voices in an ever-changing industry. We recently celebrated Latinx Heritage Month with our Latin artists as they share how a crochet wardrobe, homemade mole sauce, and the colors of Dia de Muertos inspired their work.
01 October 2020
Spooky season has finally arrived and has brought along lovely new art and festive titles! Check out our list below to see what #BrightReads trick-or-treaters-to-be can enjoy this October!
30 September 2020
Bright artists have been busy! Read about what they’ve been working on in September’s end of month Publishers Weekly rights report roundup, featuring new deals, upcoming titles, and more.
01 September 2020
Bright artists have been busy! From new projects to beautiful fall art, we’re making the most of this time at home with a wide collection of #BrightReads. Check out our list below for a look at what’s hitting the shelves this September.
31 August 2020
Bright artists have been busy! Read about what they’ve been working on in August’s end of month Publishers Weekly rights report roundup, featuring new deals, upcoming titles, and more.