Comments from the book artist: Candace Camling works as a freelance illustrator from her home studio in Des Moines, Iowa. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design in 2007. Candace was proud to graduate as Valedictorian and Studio Excellence Award winner.
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Candace is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
Awards received and dates:
- Group Show, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Urbandale Library, Urbandale, IA, 2013
- Honorable Mention 105th Des Moines Women’s Club Art Show Professional Category, Des Moines, IA, 2013
- Feature story about my illustrations and studio in Des Moines Register, Des Moines Juice, Central Iowa 2011
- KCCI: In The Artist’s Studio Television Spot, Central Iowa 2011
- Solo exhibition, Freidrich’s Coffee House, Des Moines, IA, 2011
- Illustrations published in the May/June Issue of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Bulletin, National 2010
- Paintings exhibited in the Juried Iowa State Fair, Merit Award, Des Moines, IA, 2010
- Darling Notions, Solo exhibition of illustrations at Iowa State Memorial Union, Ames, IA 2010
- Solo exhibition of illustrations at Sanford Museum, Cherokee, IA, May 2010
- Commissioned Illustrations for Poster/T-shirt/Promotional Materials for the City of Windsor Heights, IA, Spring 2010-Present
- Paintings exhibited in the Juried Iowa State Fair, 3rd runner up for Best of Show, Des Moines, IA, 2009
- Illustrations exhibited in Juried Crossroads Iowa Conference. Des Moines, IA, 2008
- Paintings exhibited in the Juried Iowa State Fair, Tied for 5th place as crowd favorite, Des Moines, IA, 2008
- Inclusion in the Des Moines Annual Performance Report of 2007, Dist. Spring 2008
- Valedictorian, Kendall College of Art and Design graduating class of 2007
- Illustration Studio Excellence Award Winner, Kendall College of Art and Design, 2007
- President’s List, Kendall College of Art and Design, 2003 – 2007
- Gold Student Addy, District Level and Gold Student Addy, Regional Level for
- “ 4 Seasons Juvenile Calendar” Illustration Series, 2007
- Silver Student Addy, District Level and Gold Student Addy, Regional Level for
- “Carnival Dream” Illustration, 2007
- Winner of Merit Scholarship, Kendall College of Art and Design, 2003-2007
- Student Gallery Show, Kendall College of Art and Design, “Thought Bubble:
- Illustrations by Candace Trew and Drew Hill” Proposed: October 2005, Show Date: April 2006
- Paintings Exhibited at First United Methodist Church juried “Celebration of the Arts”, Grand Rapids, MI, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
- Paintings Exhibited in Muskegon Museum of Art 75th and 78th “Regional” juried art show, Muskegon, MI, 2006, 2003
- Paintings on Display at Grand Valley Art Society, Grand Rapids, MI, 2004
Artist's web site: http://www.candacecamling.com
This artist is a: Book Illustrator, Book Designer, Freelance Illustrator
Audience Types: Children
Do you encourage visits to your studio or business? Yes
Are you willing to do programs or exhibits for libraries, schools or other groups? Yes
If so, are there fees associated with your program or exhibit? Fees are circumstantial and negotiable. Travel costs including accommodations. Shipping of supplies if necessary. Speaker fees.
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Books designed or illustrated by this artist
- God Is With Me Always and Everywhere. Redwood City, Calif: Pauline Books and Media, 2014.
- The Southern Twelve Days of Christmas. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing 2013.
- The Twelve Days of Christmas-- In Texas, That Is. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing 2011.
- Santa's Secret Story. Redwood City, Calif: Pauline Books and Media 2011.