The Original Art 2018 Featured Artists

GOLD MEDAL WINNER
Jose Ramirez
When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

SILVER MEDAL WINNERS
Blexbolex
Vacation

Jessica Love
Julián Is a Mermaid

DILYS EVANS FOUNDERS AWARD WINNER
Luisa Uribe
The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

IN-SHOW ARTISTS
Jon Agee
The Wall in the Middle of the Book

Mehrdokht Amini
A Moon for Moe and Mo

Marion Arbona 
Trampoline Boy

Isabelle Arsenault
The Honeybee

Amy June Bates
The Big Umbrella

Aaron Becker
A Stone for Sascha

Galia Bernstein
I am a Cat

Sophie Blackall
Hello Lighthouse

Harry Bliss
Grace for Gus

Lizi Boyd
A Name for Baby

Lizi Boyd
Night Play

Sam Brewster
Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals

Vera Brosgol
Be Prepared

Calef Brown
The Ghostly Carousel: Delightfully Frightful Poems

Ashley Bryan
I Am Loved

Chiara Carrer 
Seven Pablos  

Lauren Castillo           
Imagine          

Melissa Castrillon        
Yellow Kayak  

Benjamin Chaud 
Little Bear's Big House          

Catia Chien  
The Town of Turtle    

R. Gregory Christie           
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968

R. Gregory Christie           
A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy's Big Speech

Henry Cole    
Another Quest for Celeste    

Bryan Collier 
The 5 O'Clock Band    

Raúl Colón  
Imagine!        

Raúl Colón  
Bookjoy, Wordjoy       

Marianna Coppo 
Petra  

Matthew Cordell
King Alice       

Matthew Cordell
Rock 'n' Roll Soul      

Brian Cronin 
The Lost Christmas    

Sonja Danowski       
Smon Smon   

Benji Davies
Come Home Already  

Larry Day     
Found 

Christopher Denise
Groundhug Day          

Julia Denos 
Just Being Jackie        

Gérard DuBois
The Amazing Collection of Joey Cornell        

Leo Espinosa         
Islandborn      

The Fan Brothers    
Ocean Meets Sky       

Lisk Feng   
A Hug is for Holding Me        

Lisk Feng   
Everest           

Denise Fleming          
This is the Nest That Robin Built: With a Little Help From Her Friends

Brian Floca  
Hawk Rising   

Benjamin Flouw 
The Golden Glow       

Matthew Forsythe         
The Brilliant Deep      

Laura Freeman        
Hidden Figures           

Nicholas Gannon          
The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse         

Genevieve Godbout         
Goodnight, Anne        

Gus Gordon           
Somewhere Else        

Chris Gorman          
One of a Kind 

Lesley-Anne Green 
Fox and Raccoon        

Chuck Groenink        
I Am Not a Fox           

Rudy Gutierrez        
Carlos Santana: Sound of the Heart, Song of the World

Shawn Harris 
Her Right Foot

Hannah E. Harrison         
Friends Stick Together           

Jen Hill      
Be Kind           

Holly Hobbie 
Elmore

Anders Holmer           
Rain    

Ekua Holmes           
The Stuff of Stars      

Ekua Holmes           
What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

Jeremy Holmes           
The Eye that Never Sleeps    

John Holyfield         
Hammering for Freedom: The William Lewis Story

Philip Hopman         
Get On Your Bike       

Demi Hunt   
Confucius: Great Teacher of China

Jorey Hurley 
Every Color Soup        

Elise Hurst  
Adelaide's Secret World        

Molly Idle     
Pearl   

Sarah Jacoby
Forever or a Day        

Alison Jay      
A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights

Oliver Jeffers
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Steve Jenkins
Mama Dug a Little Den         

Richard Jones  
Whale in a Fishbowl  

Maira Kalman           
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

G. Brian Karas  
Night Job        

Scott Kelley 
I Am Birch     

Kerascoët
I Walk with Vanessa: A True Story about a Simple Act of Kindness 

Rashin Kheiriyeh        
Saffron Ice Cream      

Jean Kim     
Rabbit Moon  

Jon Klassen           
Square

Vern Kousky
Harold Loves His Woolly Hat

Joseph Kuefler
The Digger and the Flower    

Stephanie Laberis
Fur, Feather, Fin: All of Us Are Kin    

Stevie Lewis  
Lost in the Library: A Story about Patience and Fortitude

Brian Lies     
The Rough Patch        

Steve Light   
Builders & Breakers   

Grace Lin      
A Big Mooncake for Little Star          

David Litchfield        
When Paul Met Artie: The Story of Simon & Garfunkel

Renata Liwska
Crafty Llama  

Loren Long   
Love    

Rafael López  
The Day You Begin     

Jessica Love    
Julián Is a Mermaid   

William Low    
The Sinking of the Vasa: A Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions

Corinna Luyken
Adrian Simcox Does Not Have a Horse         

Scott Magoon          
Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship

Katherina Manolessou  
Look for Ladybug in Plant City

Juana Martinez-Neal
Alma and How She Got Her Name   

Barbara McClintock     
Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain

Nikki McClure
The Golden Thread    

Nikki McClure          
The Great Chicken Escape     

Grady McFerrin        
Boats on the Bay       

Daniel Miyares          
Little Fox in the Snow

Oge Mora  
Thank You, Omu!       

Yuyi Morales          
Dreamers       

Joe Morse 
Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes

Julie Morstad         
Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli          

Julie Morstad         
The Dress and the Girl           

Simona Mulazzani      
Felix   

Il Sung Na      
The Dreamer  

Christopher Silas Neal   
How Do I Love Thee   

Joan Negrescolor   
Animal City    

Paul O. Zelinsky     
All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah          

Zachariah OHora 
Niblet & Ralph           

John Parra  
Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos        

John Parra  
Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community

LeUyen Pham  
Stop That Yawn         

Dow Phumiruk        
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

Brian Pinkney           
Hip-Hop Lollipop        

Brian Pinkney           
Martin Rising: Requiem for a King

Jerry Pinkney           
Home in the Barn      

Sean Qualls 
Grandad Mandela      

Jose Ramirez         
When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

Ana Ramirez         
Miguel and the Grand Harmony        

James Ransome        
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

Giovanni Rigano
Illegal 

Christian Robinson        
Carmela Full of Wishes         

Eric Rohmann       
Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen

Susan L. Roth   
Every Month is a New Year   

Julia Rothman        
Brick: Who Found Herself in Architecture

Cecilia Ruiz    
A Gift from Abuela    

Sergio Ruzzier           
Fox + Chick: The Party and Other Stories        

Felicita Sala    
She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein

Felicita Sala    
Ode to an Onion: Pablo Neruda & His Muse

Daniel Salmieri         
Bear and Wolf

Dan Santat
Drawn Together         

Dan Santat
Dude! 

Charles Santore          
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland    

Júlia Sardà   
One Fun Day with Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and a Girl Named Alice

Júlia Sardà  
Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein         

Amy Schimler-Safford       
Hidden City: Poems of Urban Wildlife

Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Blue              

David Shannon         
Grow Up, David!        

Chris Sheban           
The Other Ducks        

Heidi Smith 
Lovely Beasts 

Lane Smith 
A House That Once Was        

Diana Sudyka
Sometimes Rain        

Emily Sutton
One Christmas Wish  

Jillian Tamaki           
They Say Blue

Miguel Tanco 
Great Dog      

Don Tate    
No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas

Matt Tavares          
Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot

Raúl the Third        
Lowriders: Blast from the Past          

Leah Tinari  
Limitless: 24 Remarkable American Women of Vision, Grit and Guts

Matthew Trueman        
In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years

Chris Turnham        
National Parks of the U.S.A.  

Luisa Uribe  
The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

Ed Vere   
How to Be a Lion      

Valerio Vidali & Violeta Lopíz
The Forest      

Anna Walker
Florette          

Rowboat Watkins          
Big Bunny       

Brendan Wenzel           
Hello Hello     

Lee White 
Kate, Who Tamed the Wind  

Fiona Woodcock      
Look    

James Yang   
Bus! Stop!      

Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak
Presto and Zesto in Limboland

Pamela Zagarenski     
Zola's Elephant