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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Amy Ward  

Pen Name: Amy Frances Ward

Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction Illustrator



Illinois Connection

Ward lives in Metamora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amy Ward is a published author/illustrator and art teacher. Her illustrations pair digital collage with crayon-resist watercolor papers that she creates in her art studio. She also works with photographed textures from vintage clothing, papers, and architecture. When she is not drawing or teaching, you can find her biking, decorating, or playing a mean game of Pickleball with her family of boys.

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