Bob Byrd - Born in Atlantic City, NJ. Bob is a graduate of The Philadelphia College of Art. He is a member of The Society of Illustrators where he has also exhibited, as well as The Original Art Children's Book exhibition. He has awards from The Society of Children's Book-writers and Illustrators and the Philadelphia Art Directors' Club. Bob really enjoys problem solving and the composition aspects of his illustration work and has published thirteen children's books. He has taught illustration at Moore College of Art and The University of the Arts, both in Philadelphia, PA.

Preferred Media: Pen & Ink, colored inks and watercolor.

Interests: History, travel, children's books & art, the Italian language & food, classical music and most of all Drawing.