Meet the Artist: Cozbi A. Cabrera
Go behind the scenes with award-winning author and illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera, as she talks about her creative process and inspiration behind the illustrations for her book "Me & Mama"—now on view in Rooted: Family and Nature in Contemporary Children's Book Illustration.
Cozbi A. Cabrera is an author, illustrator, doll maker and clothes designer. Me & Mama (2020) was written and illustrated by Cabrera and was a winner of a 2021 Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Award Honor for Illustration. The story and images vividly celebrate a mother and young daughter as they spend a rainy day together enjoying simple but meaningful activities both in their home and outside.
Focused on the enduring bonds of family and nature, this exhibition features more than 75 original artworks from eight children's books. Rooted: Family and Nature in Contemporary Children's Book Illustration is on view through Feb. 28, 2024.