Greg Pizzoli papers, 2013-2017
Held at: Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection [Contact Us]1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Greg Pizzoli is an author, illustrator and screen printer from Philadelphia.
His first picture book, THE WATERMELON SEED, was published by Disney*Hyperion Books in 2013 and won the 2014 ALA Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. Greg's work has been featured in Communication Arts, 3x3 Illustration Annuals and he's won two Portfolio Honor Awards from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. His screenprinted works have been exhibited in the United States, Canada, Spain and The Netherlands. His hand-printed artist books are in various collections throughout the country, including The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
After college, Greg spent two years as a full-time volunteer in AmeriCORPS from 2005-2006. In 2009, he received his MFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he now teaches.
He recently gave up drinking (as much) coffee.
Kids Reads, The Book Report Network, www.kidsreads.com, accessed 2017 June 19
This collection consists of original and mass-produced artwork by Geisel winning author/illustrator Greg Pizzoli as well as promotional materials created from Pizzoli's work. These promotional materials include items created by Pizzoli's publishers as well as the Princeton Public Library's 2016 Princeton Children's Book Festival.
This collection is arranged in alphabetical order by title.
Items in this collection were donated by Greg Pizzoli unless otherwise noted.
- Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Christopher A. Brown
- Finding Aid Date
- 2017 June 15
- The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources’ “Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives” Project.
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open to researchers by appointment. Please contact the Curator for information on access.
- Use Restrictions
The right of access to material does not imply the right of publication. Permission for reprinting, reproduction, or extensive quotation from the rare books, manuscripts, prints, or drawings must be obtained through written application, stating the use to be made of the material. The reader bears the responsibility for any possible infringement of copyright laws in the publication of such material. A reproduction fee will be charged if the material is to be reproduced in a commercial publication.
Some of the materials in this collection may be too fragile for use without the Curator’s supervision.
1.42 Linear feet