What’s Your Favorite Color? Book Party at Eric Carle Museum

On May 7, 2017 I will be at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, MA with a great group of artists who have all participated in the What’s Your Favorite Color? By  Eric Carle & Friends.  Join us for an afternoon celebrating the new Eric Carle & Friends book, What’s Your Favorite Color? Activities at the […]

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Picture This – The Art and Business of Children’s Books

Set your calendar illustrators and illustration majors!  FIT Library will be holding a panel discussion about the illustration and business aspect of children’s books. Along with Liz Starin and Colleen AF Venable, I’ll be participating in a panel discussion about book ideas, the marketplace, publishers, creativity etc. Wednesday, December 7th 2016 John E. Reeves Great […]

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William Low’s Holiday Window Views Featured on Forever® Stamps for 2016

Pictured left-right: Mark Reasoner – President American Stamp Dealers Association, Joseph Corbett – Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President USPS, William Low – Cobalt Illustration Studios,   David Spaeth – CEO Spaeth Design and Mary–Anne Penner – Director Stamp Services, USPS WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service announced today that this year’s contemporary holiday stamps will highlight the role […]

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The Return to Painting from Life

Last September, Max Ginsburg invited me to paint in his Sunday Atelier at the Art Students League. I have not painted from life in decades. I could not wait to get back to painting alongside my friend and to be with the man who taught me how to paint. But I was naturally nervous, feeling […]

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Time to get out of the studio – spring is here

Whenever I do a presentation for librarians, educators or students, the Q&A section is always fun. Two popular questions are: “Did you always know that you wanted to be an artist?” and “how did you get your start as a children’s books author/illustrator?” I will use these questions to frame the overall shape of my keynote […]

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Painting at Norman Rockwell Museum

I’ll be in Stockbridge MA at the Norman Rockwell Museum painting in the shadow of Norman. Join us for a week 7/27/15 Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. *Limited enrollment; advance registration required. $230; $195 members. Call 413-931-2221   Registration info SUMMER ART INTENSIVE WORKSHOP: Painting Figures in an Environment […]

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Kutztown University Children’s Literature Conference-April 18, 2015

On April 18, 2015, I will be at Kutztown Children’s literature Conference giving a presentation to graphic design students at the University, autographing books and giving a keynote speech to all who attend.  The conference is a collaborative initiative involving Kutztown’s faculty and staff to provide current and future educators the opportunity to experience the work […]

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Happy Birthday to me-by William Low

January 13, 2015   Yesterday I celebrated my 56th birthday. Since I am not teaching now and I do not have any pressing deadlines, I wasn’t sure how I wanted to spend my day. Maybe I can paint a self-portrait? Why I haven’t done one of those in years, and it would be fun for […]

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