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illustrator , children's book author

Ashley F. Bryan, children's book author, illustrator. Nominee Hans Christian Andersen award for illustration, 2006; recipient Arbuthnot award, International Reading Association, 1990, Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry award, 1993, Laura Ingalls Wilder award, American Library Association, 2009, Silver Medallion for Contributions to Children’s Literature, University Southern Mississippi, Virginia Hamilton Literary award.

Background

Bryan, Ashley F. was born on July 13, 1923 in New York City.

Education

Graduate, Columbia University, New York City.

Career

Painting/drawing teacher Queen's College, Brooklyn. Teacher Black American poetry Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. Teacher Brooklyn Museum, Dalton School, New York City.

Professor art/visual studies, then professor emeritus Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, retired, 1986. Served in United States Army during World War II.

Works