Category Archives: Out and About

My paintings at Handmade HK, May 12!

Save the date to come see me at the Handmade Hong Kong Fair, 10 am- 5 pm on Sunday, May 12 at Discovery Bay! I’ll be selling paintings at a table under ‘Alison Stephen Illustration.’ (Table number TBA.) Enjoy a … Continue reading

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A move to Hong Kong

I recently moved to Hong Kong, which promises to be an exciting and inspiring place. We got here just in time for Chinese New Year.  2013 is the year of the snake, which also happens to be my year!  Check … Continue reading

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I can, and I will.

It’s always an extra bonus when an illustration project leads to an exciting new experience– in this case, learning how to can! After designing and illustrating these canning workshop advertisements for Loose Caboose Farms in the Hudson Valley, NY, I … Continue reading

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650 Red and White Quilts

Here’s a nice New York story: Joanna Semel Rose collected so many red and white quilts over the years, sometimes when they were used to wrap other items she bought at flea markets, that she didn’t know how many she … Continue reading

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Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

I enjoyed this Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum today. It focuses on the photos he arranged as reference for his illustrations. Rockwell’s compositions are so familiar to me and so many Americans. I loved seeing how he planned … Continue reading

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