Illustrator in Residence

Yayo

During the residency, a children's book illustrator presents workshops, art activities and portfolio reviews for adults, teens and children. The Illustrator in Residence Program honours the memory of Illustrator Joanne Fitzgerald (1956-2011).

About Yayo

Portfolio Review Meetings

Book a one-on-one 30-minute portfolio review with Yayo and receive feedback on your illustrations. October 7, 21 and 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at North York Central Library. For adults and teens. Available in English, French or Spanish.

To make an appointment, please contact promotions@ibby-canada.org with your preferred date and time.

Workshops

Hear Yayo discuss topics important to aspiring children's book illustrators including getting started as an illustrator, self-promotion and working with clients.

Class Visits

Yayo will visit classes for fun illustration activities from October 2 - October 31. Visits can be conducted at the library or at school. For Grade 1 to 6 classes, high schools and colleges. Available in English, French or Spanish.

Teachers, please contact promotions@ibby-canada.org to request a program for your classes.

Art Exhibit

Come see original artwork by Yayo, as well as illustrations by Joanne Fitzgerald, on display in the second-floor gallery at the North York Central Library. From October 1 - October 31.

All Events

The Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program is a joint program of IBBY Canada, Toronto Public Library, the Canadian Urban Libraries Council and the Young Family.