Art of Denise M. Cassano

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My Entry for the SCBWI Narrative Art Contest

October 16, 2017 | Denise M. Cassano

This year, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators ended the Tomie DePaolo award and replaced it with the Narrative Art Award.  The rules are simple- you submit three illustrations that convey a cohesive story in the theme of ... Read More

Student Radio Theater Stories Inspired by My Art!

October 14, 2017 | Denise M. Cassano

I came across corndogart and immediately fell in love with the artwork and the possibilities that the images held.

I was honored to have my art chosen and used by the Young Writers Institute‘ in PA. M. E. Shenefiel is ... Read More

Welcome Author-Illustrator Amy Nielander!

February 14, 2017 | Denise M. Cassano

Last summer I had the opportunity to go to Highlights Bootcamp for picturebook makers. It was a four day retreat in the Pennsylvania countryside for authors and illustrators to ‘workshop’ their dummies and manuscripts.  Among the many amazing people I ... Read More