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Ian Falconer

Artist

Ian FalconerIan is the author and illustrator of Olivia, a children’s book series about a pig. His first book, initially a gift for his niece Olivia, was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 2000. Ian is a set and costumer designer for opera and dance, as well as the creator of more than 30 covers for The New Yorker Magazine.

Ian speaks with Jessica about how he launched his art career, from scratch.

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