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Beth Krommes spoke at the Mazza Museum.
This illustrator won the 2009 Randolph Caldecott Medal for The House in the Night. She has held jobs as a public school art teacher, a manager of a fine handcraft shop and an art director for a computer magazine. Now, as a freelance illustrator, she can focus on her paintings and wood engravings. She states, "My mission is to create artwork that is joyful in spirit, universal in nature, and accessible and affordable to others." Some of her books include Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow, The Sun in Me, The Lamp, The Ice and The Boat Called Fish and Grandmother Winter.