News and Events



★Saturday, October 16, 2021, in-person, The Wandering Jellyfish, Niwot, Colorado:

11-12 AM  Mountain Time

Book event with Ana Crespo, promoting HELLO, TREE


★Saturday, October 23 Japan Standard Time (Friday, October 22, 7pm Mountain Time) via Zoom

Picture Book Illustration with Illustrator Dow Phumiruk:

From Manuscript to Final Art Submission and Everything in Between

for SCBWI Japan Member Writers, Illustrators and Translators 

Time:   Saturday, October 23, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Japan Standard Time

Place:  Remote–via Zoom

Fee:    Free to SCBWI Japan members


RSVP:  To reserve, e-mail japan (at) by Thursday, October 21, at 6:00 pm Japan time

 For more information, link here.


★October 27 - December 29, 2021

Society of Illustrators Original Art Show, NYC

Opening reception on November 4 may be in person. Details to come. 

Featuring a spread from HELLO, TREE:





May 17, 2021 and ongoing - Asians, Everyday 

Please view these beautiful illustrations from Asian illustrators in a virtual show curated by Newbery author Grace Lin. Included is a spread of my art from Maya Lin.


Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Virtual event with Second Start to the Right (part of a panel): Story Frames for Teaching Literacy

Recording available here.