Introducing Our Board that made PINK NYC & PINK SF possible.

 

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FEARLESS LEADER

FOUNDING MEMBER 

 & BOARD MEMBER

Carin Berger is an award winning designer, and author/illustrator of over a dozen picture books. Her cut-paper collages and dioramas are made with scraps of old books, letters and receipts, and she can’t pass up a good piece of ephemera. Carin is a founding member of the Pen and Ink Brigade, a group of women artists dedicated to creating progressive change with their art. She is the dreamer who conceived of the BLUE WAVE PROJECT and PINK NYC + PINK SF. Carin has received The Original Art Founder’s Award for her illustrations for Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant, and The Little Yellow Leaf, which she wrote as well as illustrated, was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She has been awarded the Scandiuzzi Children’s Book Award and the Best of Show from 3 x 3 Magazine for the International Children’s Book Show. Recent books include: All of Us, a celebration of the power of family, community and love; and A Curious Menagerie which is a festive romp through collective nouns. Carin’s work has been included in numerous exhibits and she has given talks and led art and creativity workshops for kids and adults around the world.

EXPERT OF EXTRAS

FOUNDING MEMBER 

 & BOARD MEMBER

It is no wonder that award-winning writer-illustrator Selina Alko now spends her days melding words and mixed-media art to convey stories of hope and inspiration—as well as an alternative viewpoint. Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia with a Turkish father who spoke seven languages and taught painting, and a mother who worked in the family’s century-old metal recycling business, she was surrounded by the melody of words and stories from different places. Selina lives in Brooklyn, NY and her picture books include: The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage, B is for Brooklyn, and JONI: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell (02/20).

DIGITAL DOCTOR

FOUNDING MEMBER 

 & BOARD MEMBER

Brooklyn artist Kristen Balouch is the author/illustrator of a handful of children’s books which have been recognized by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Society of Illustrators, SCBWI and others. Her work has spanned over thirty years inspired by the universal themes in folk art and color play. She has collaborated with the New York Times, the Guggenheim Museum, along with various licensing partners, fabric manufacturers, and solo and group shows. She is the founder of Little Blue Mushroom Literary Agency, bringing poetic image-makers to the children’s book market.She has served on the Banks Street Children's Book Committee and now on the board of the Pen & Ink Brigade. Meanwhile she is on a mission to design every little object she can, such as rain boots, quilts, and bathroom sinks. 

WIZARD OF WHIMSY

FOUNDING MEMBER 

 & BOARD MEMBER

A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Catherine’s drawings have appeared in The New York Times Op-Ed section, The New Yorker’s Goings On About Town, Travel+Leisure, Food & Wine, The Boston Globe and in many other publications. Her illustrated books include Chronicle Books Soapdish Editions “Soothing Soaks”,  City & Company’s “New York’s 50 Best Museums For Cool Parents & Their Kids “. Her work hse been recognized by American Illustration, Communication Arts, The Society of Publication Designers and The Society For News Design.

 

Catherine is an avid street photographer. Follow her views of nyc streets and people on instagram #nycsnapshooter #nycstolenportraits #nycsecretportrait, #manhattanhands and @catherine.lazure for her daily blog of personal pics.She has been an urban gardener in NYC for 20 years, and has developed an ikebana practice over the last few years which you can follow at #catherinesikebana on instagram. Catherine is currently woking on a book of her botanical smoothies #catherinessmoothies. She lives in west harlem overlooking the hudson river with her artist husband and three cats.

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VOICE of REASON

HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

Nina Crews is a children’s book author and illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. She uses photographs and collage to create energetic stories that center on the experiences of young children. Her work has been recognized by the ALA Notable Committee, Cooperative Children’s Book Council, Junior Library Guild, and Bank Street College of Education. Nina’s books include One Hot Summer Day, The Neighborhood Mother Goose and The Neighborhood Sing-Along. Her most recent book is Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright.

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SHEPARDESS SUPREME

HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

Kimberly Hall is one half of Nottene, pronounced [nuh-ten-uh], a Philadelphia-based print and pattern  studio that makes hand-drawn and printed wallpaper & fabric. With an MA in textiles from Central St. Martins in London, Kim also teaches on the MFA in Illustration Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art/MICA in Baltimore. Her illustration work has graced runways, books, museums and retail products internationally. Her first illustrated book, American Food: A Not-So-Serious History comes out this fall from Abrams Books.

MS. YES WE CAN

HONORARY BOARD MEMBER

Participating Artists

 

Rilla Alexander
PINK Is the Energy We All Need
Selina Alko
PINK Is Power Pants
Kate Apostolou
PINK Is A Go-Getter
Kristen Balouch
PINK Is Unity
Melinda Beck
PINK Is a Force of Nature
Jenny Belin
PINK Is Feline
Vanesssa Bell
PINK Is Love
Cat Bennett
PINK Is the Peace Pipe of Love
Anne Bentley
PINK Is Strength
Carin Berger
PINK Is Uprising
Jill Bergman
PINK Is Our Future
Marty Blake
PINK Is The Power Of The Pen
Juliette Borda
PINK Is Your Voice
Maddy Brookes
PINK Is Equality
Lisa Brown
PINK Is Growth
You Jung Byun
PINK Is Love
Maria Carluccio
PINK Is Standing Strong Together
Victoria A Chaban
PINK Is The Robin's Song
Sara Christian
PINK Is Every Body Positivity
Marie Coons
PINK Is A Statement
Nina Crews
PINK Is Strength
Andrea D'Aquino
PINK Is Past Present and Future
Cindy Derby
Alison Farrell
PINK Is Ida B. Wells
Yvetta Fedorova
PINK Is Sisterhood
Vivienne Flesher
PINK Is Options
Sarajo Frieden
PINK Is Imagining A New World
Sara Gillingham
PINK Is Motherhood
Sarah Golden
PINK Is Home
Elizabeth Gomez
PINK Is Amor
Johanna Goodman
PINK Is taking back the Whitehouse
Jessie Hartland
PINK Is Passionately Persevering in this Particularly Pernicious Period
Kimberly Hall
PINK Is For Boys
Sarah Hand
PINK is Radical Love
Bri Hermanson
PINK Is Leading by Example
Joyce Hesselberth
_PINK Is On The Move
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Maya Ish-Shalom
PINK Is Liberation
Melissa Iwai
PINK Is Greta Thunberg
Aya Kakeda
PINK Is Community
Terri Kasuba
PINK Is Protest
Courtney Keller
PINK Is Speaking Your Mind
Shelley Kommers
PINK Is Compassion
Anita Kuntz
PINK Is Elemental
Nina Laden
PINK Is Protection
Catherine Lazure
PINK Is Unapologetically Fabulous
Carrie Leeb
PINK Is Potential
Corrina Luyken
PINK Is Blossoming
Ruth Marten
PINK Is Delicate
Barbara McClintock
PINK Is Vroom
Dorothea Moerman
PINK Is Shekinah
Kelly Niland
PINK Is The Power To Wage Peace
Sharon Nullmeyer
PINK Is People Power
Ana Nunez
PINK Is The Women In My Life
Tao Nyeu
PINK Is Pure Joy
Leuyen Pham
_PINK Is A Gift Of Love
Susy Pilgrim Walters
PINK Is Strikingly Succulent
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Giselle Potter
PINK Is Passion
Alexandra Posen
PINK Is The Hiss of Blood
Melanie Reim
PINK Is poised
Martha Rich
PINK is Fury
Victoria Roberts
Thorina Rose
PINK Is The Right to Say Yes or No
Karen Ruelle
PINK Is Reclaiming Pigs and Mud From Chauvinists and Politicians
Esme Shapiro
Whitney Sherman
PINK Is Acting Boldly
Annita Soble
PINK Is An Urging
Atieh Sohrabi
PINK Is Power
Marnie Spencer
Reclaiming Our Time
Sasha Stim-Fogel
PINK Is a pink moon
Katherine Streeter
PINK Is Glitter Gal
Melissa Sweet
PINK Is A Vote
Rebecca Szeto
PINK Is the New Black Noise
Blair Thornley
PINK Is For Petunia Who Votes forThe Trees
Katherine Tillotson
PINK Is Wise
Bridget Watson Payne
PINK Is Art
Ellen Weinstein
PINK Is Rising Up
Sam Tripodi
PINK Is Calm
Wu Wing Yee
PINK Is White Missing Red
Monika Zhu
PINK Is What I Say It Is
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We are incredibly grateful to:

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