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  • What I do: Digital illustration and design for kids and people with childlike tastes
     
  • Where I went to school: Emma Willard School (girls boarding school!), Parsons School of Design (back when it was called that. I don't even know what they call it now. The New School for Parsons Design? Ask Tim Gunn.)
     
  • Who actually taught me to draw: My mom
     
  • Where I have lived: Canandaigua NY (born)Hilton Head SC, Troy NY, Savannah GA, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Bluffton SC
     
  • Where the child-me thought the grown-up-me would live: Colonial Williamsburg (bonnets and all)
     
  • Movies I've seen a million times: My Neighbor Totoro, Mary Poppins, Annie Hall, Room with a View, Bottle Rocket, Singin' in the Rain, The Parent Trap (Hayley Mills, only!)
     
  • Band I never get sick of: Steely Dan
     
  • Favorite collaborators: My husband Mark Devers and my sister Eve Tolpa
     
  • Some places I've worked: Microsoft, Hachette-Filipacchi, Nickelodeon, The Knot
     
  • Some clients I've worked with: Chronicle Books, Scholastic, NickJr, American Girl Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Price Stern Sloan-Penguin, IBM, Geico, Family Fun Magazine, Parents Magazine, Tribal/BBD, Dutton Children's Books-Penguin
     
  • Some clients I want to work with: Land Of Nod, eeBoo, Mudpuppy Press, Djeco