September 16, 2020

ACP Hosts “In Conversation” With DiLorenzo and Davis

“IN CONVERSATION”: The Arts Council of Princeton presents author-illustrators Barbara DiLorenzo and Rashad Malik Davis in a free conversation event via Zoom on Tuesday, September 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) invites the community to join them for “In Conversation” with author-illustrators Barbara DiLorenzo and Rashad Malik Davis moderated by  Timothy M. Andrews, arts collector and major supporter of the ACP’s Artist-in-Residence program, on Tuesday, September 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 

This curated series of discussions is designed to celebrate and connect those who make art and those who love art. Visit to link into the free conversation via Zoom.  

DiLorenzo graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration and studied painting at the Arts Students League of New York. She is the author-illustrator of Renato and the Lion (Viking/Penguin Random House), which was chosen as a Junior Library Guild Selection, and Quincy (Little Bee), a Crystal Kite Award finalist. When she isn’t working on books, DiLorenzo teaches at the Arts Council of Princeton and the New York Institute of Art + Design. She is a member of the Society of Illustrators and the co-president of the Children’s Book Illustrators Group of New York (CBIG). DiLorenzo is represented by Rachel Orr of the Prospect Agency. Barbara lives with her family in central New Jersey. Learn more at 

Davis is an award-winning author, illustrator, character designer, and educator from Lawrenceville. His work focuses on diversity and inclusion, fantasy, empathy, and emotional literacy for children and adults alike. He graduated from Tufts University in 2013 with degrees in anthropology and Chinese language and culture, and then went on to pursue his dreams with a master’s degree in animation from the Savannah College of Art & Design. In 2017, Chapter 1 of his Carefree Like Me series won the Best Indie Book Award in the Children’s category. Chapter 2 of the same series won the 2019 Best Indie Illustration Award as well. He is currently at work on a graphic novel for young adults. Learn more at

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