I am a homeschool mom and co-owner of Peg and Awl, a small business I started with my husband in 2010 comprised of objects we've made first for ourselves and then for everyone. I am enchanted by thing making, story gathering, and exploration which I also do alongside my boys Søren (13), a prolific drawer of comics and maps and builder of tiny buildings, and Silas (11) who loves figure drawing and anatomy study through his love of manga. As for my work, I obsessively make books and fill them with scribbles of all kinds. I love making paint from found pigments, and my first published partaking, was illustrating Lemony Snicket's latest book Poison for Breakfast (August 2021).
We moved to the Five Acre Wood in Chester County in December 2018 from Philadelphia. We've been working on restoring the land and have just finished renovating a dilapidated barn from the 1800s that is now our family art studio!
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