Donna Miskend is a multi-disciplined artist based in New York. Her work is exhibited widely. She is a teaching artist through arts organizations, supporting core curriculum using art in schools, and offers independent workshops. Donna was a reluctant reader as a child, so now she actively participates in programs that encourage kids to read. She also curates book related exhibits and programming to engage kids. She is currently working on writing and illustrating projects for children. Donna’s professional memberships include the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Children’s Book Illustrators Group (CBIG) as an author/illustrator.