R. Gregory Christie

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Signed Archival Print 0f “Updown” by R. Gregory Christie

Size: 7 3/4 x 5 1/2

Starting Bid: $10



A little about R. Gregory Christie

R. Gregory Christie is an Atlanta-based commercial artist and illustrator with over 20 years of experience and over 50 books to his credit. He currently works as a freelance illustrator and owns GAS-ART Gifts (Gregarious Art Statements), an autographed children’s bookstore, gallery and open art studio located in Decatur, Georgia. Mr. Christie also enjoys book binding, and teaching young people about art and literacy.

Mr. Christie recently received a Caldecott Honor for his illustration work in Freedom in Congo Square, written by Carole Boston Weatherford and published in 2016 by Little Bee Books. He is a three-time recipient of the New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year Award, a five-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award in Illustration, and a winner of the Boston Globe’s Horn Book Award, the NAACP’s Image Award and the Once Upon a World Children’s Book Award from the Museum of Tolerance. He received a 2013 Ashley Bryan Illustrated Africana Children’s Literature Award and a 10 Books All Young Georgians Should Read Award in both 2014 and 2015(Bio from GAS-ART Gifts’s website)

Learn more about R. Gregory Christie on his website HERE

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