Katia Wish is a professional illustrator based in Boston, MA. She is the winner of the 2011 Tomie DePaola Award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Katia is currently teaching Illustration at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design. She is originally from Belarus, where she grew up. The influences and sensibilities of both her home country and her experiences in the United States contribute to Katia’s work.
June 2011 • Runner Up for 2011 NJ SCBWI Annual Conference Juried Art Show
January 2011 • Winner of the 2011 Tomie dePaola Award • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
September 2010 • Runner up for Creative Quarterly Magazine’s Competition
May 2010 • Honorable Mention for Don Freeman Grant • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
January 2010 • Certificates of Merit • Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles