Faculty

Melanie Hope Greenberg

Melanie Hope Greenberg

Melanie Greeberg has published illustrations with UNICEF, the Children’s Defense Fund, Southern Poverty Law Center, NAEYC, as well as hundreds of images in magazines, on greeting cards, and gift items. She has illustrated sixteen published picture books, six of which she wrote. Her books have won awards and are on notable, honor, and library reading lists. Mermaids on Parade has been called a “classic” by New York City’s official marketing and tourism website. Down the Subway was selected as a New York Times Great Children’s Read. Melanie was Artist-in-Residence for the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art’s first National Endowment for the Arts Grant. She has exhibited her picture book illustrations in solo and group shows at top galleries, and as an artist for TLA Conference’s Disaster Relief Fund Raffle. She presents author-illustrator workshops for elementary students, as well as hopeful and published picture book writers and artists, at schools, libraries, conferences, museums, and for the SCBWI National and Regional Chapters. Her marketing lists and monthly blasts reach over 20,000 local contacts. She uses Facebook as a visual marketing tool, blogs for the Huffington Post, contributes art activities to an education website, and has an award-winning personal blog called Mermaids on Parade.