Authors & Illustrators
Gary is an author and illustrator of 30 books including his latest drawing book, How to Draw 104 Cartoons. He teaches creativity via art lessons to thousands of students every year in schools all across the Midwest. During the last 30 years, well over 300,000 students in over 750 schools have had the opportunity to participate in one of Gary’s high energy drawing adventures.
Gary’s books are beautifully illustrated using colored pencils and airbrush. The stories have a fun rhyming format in the style of Dr. Seuss. The bright colors and action-packed adventures make for exciting and educational reading. He has personally published all 30 of his titles and he thrives by his moto: “Where the pencil meets the paper is where your imagination comes to life!”
Sue & Ross Cornelison
Sue Cornelison is a children’s book illustrator, illustrating many books for children for over two decades. Along with painting and drawing, recently she has rediscovered her love for clay and uses a whimsical approach to her sculptures as well as utilitarian pieces.
She and her husband, Ross, collaborated on creating pull toys this past ‘covid’ year. She designed and painted and he did all the woodworking. Sue also likes to spin wool and creates felt hats and hand bags. Sue and Ross are new to selling their creations but have enjoyed attending the Art Crawl for many years. They have a seasonal cabin and spend their summers in Hackensack MN.