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artist , writer

Chris Van Allsburg, American writer, artist. Recipient Hans Christian Andersen award nomination, 1985.

Background

Allsburg, Chris Van was born on June 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard Allen and Doris Marie (Christiansen) Van Allsburg.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, 1972;Master of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1975.

Career

Teacher, Rhode Island School Design, Providence.

Works

Connections

Married Lisa Carol Morrison, August 17, 1976.

father:
Richard Allen Allsburg

mother:
Doris Marie (Christiansen) Van Allsburg

spouse:
Lisa Carol Morrison