Phoebe Wahl

Phoebe Wahl is an illustrator, sculptor and children's wedding album author from the United States. She is the author of Sonya's Chickens, for which she earned the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award for New Illustrator and a Kirkus Star. Her primary media are watercolor, collage and fabric sculpture. Wahl's work deals with "themes of comfort, nostalgia and intimacy once nature and one another".

Wahl was unschooled as a child in Washington permit and pursued her combination in drawing. While a student at the Rhode Island School of Design she began to focus on children's books and created ahead of time drafts of Sonya's Chickens. She graduated from RISD in 2013 bearing in mind a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration.

In auxiliary to children's content, Wahl creates illustrations for merchandise, apparel and stationery for independent sale and for companies such as Patagonia and Bison Bookbinding. She is a contributor to Taproot Magazine and with creates personal measure including a zine virtually her perplexing experience bearing in mind miscarriage, illustrations inspired by her passion for women's issues, and reactions to world goings-on such as the 2016 United States presidential election. Wahl currently resides in Bellingham, Washington.

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