SCBWI Workshops and Events
CenCal SCBWI illustrators' event featuring Martha Rago (HarperCollins Children's) and Dave Tabler (formerly of TheiSpot.com). Creator Carol Heyer, I assisted, along with Kathryn Hunley.
CenCal SCBWI illustrators' event featuring Marika Kostiw (Scholastic, Arthur A. Levine Books) and Valerie Adams (Mosaic Licensing). Co-created with Carol Heyer.
"Siri and Carol Heyer co-created a new and highly successful SCBWI event called ArtWorks: The Business of Illustrating for Children — for beginners eager to break into the business, as well as for published illustrators hoping to extend their reach into fresh arenas."
~Alexis O'Neill, SCBWI Regional Advisor
What Writers and Illustrators Can Teach Each Other
2005 CenCal SCBWI workshop featuring artist's tips for creating more marketable manuscripts and how to think like a writer for illustration with depth and greater meaning. Co-created with Carol Heyer.
Awards, Education, Etc.
#KT250 Winner, Honorable Mention
SCBWI Kite Tales, Tri-Regions (L.A., CenCal, SoCal) of Southern California
First 250 words, Tween/Young YA
People's Choice Winner
2008 SCBWI Los Angeles Illustrator's Day
Highlights Illustrator of the Month
Pewter Plate Award
Haagen Printing, Santa Barbara
University of Connecticut
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Northeast Children's Literature Collection
Red Riding Hood illustration
BFA Graphic Design: University of Connecticut
Independent Studies: Illustration, Pastels
Member: Design Center