Hi, it's me, Greg.

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Greg Pizzoli
 is an author, illustrator and screen printer from Philadelphia.

His first picture book, The Watermelon Seed, was published by Disney*Hyperion Books and was the 2014 recipient of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. In 2015, his nonfiction picture book Tricky Vic was selected by the New York Times as one of the Ten Best Illustrated Books of the Year. In 2017, he won a Geisel Honor award for the picture book, Good Night Owl.

Greg's work has been featured in The New York Times, Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine and he's won two Portfolio Honor Awards from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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 taught part-time for seven years.

He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, artist Kay Healy, their dog, and two cats.

University Teaching Experience
Water-based Silkscreen. The University of the Arts (Undergraduate). 2009 - 2016.
The Screenprinted Poster. The University of the Arts (Continuing Education). 2009 - 2012.
Children's Book Illustration. The University of the Arts (Continuing Education). 2011 - 2015.
Pre-College Silkscreen. The University of the Arts (Pre-College). 2011 - 2012.
Personal Viewpoints. The University of the Arts (Undergraduate, Illustration Dept.) 2013.

MFA: Book Arts/Printmaking - University of the Arts, 2009
BA: Literature/Studio Art - Millersville University, 2005