Writers Project

February 13, 2019 - 12:30pm
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SUNY Adirondack will launch its Writers Project series for the spring semester with an appearance by illustrator Doug Salati at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Visual Arts Gallery in Dearlove Hall on the Queensbury campus.

Salati grew up in central New York and studied art and illustration at Skidmore College and Rochester Institute of Technology. He graduated from the Illustration as Visual Essay master’s program at the School of Visual Arts in 2014 and was a 2015 recipient of the Maurice Sendak Foundation's Sendak Fellowship. He lives and works in Brooklyn, where he illustrates books for Disney Hyperion and Nancy Paulsen Books. Salati recently collaborated on the Simon & Schuster book “In a Small Kingdom” with celebrated children’s author and illustrator Tomie dePaola.

During the program, Salati will discuss the art of illustration and the challenges of collaboration.

Additional programs include poet, essayist and activist Amy King, who will speak on writing memoirs, on March 6; “Squeezed” author Alyssa Quart on April 3; and celebrated poet David Baker on April 24.

All Writers Project events, which are held at 12:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery, are free and open to the public. 

For more information on Doug Salati, go to www.dougsalati.com.