Author & Illustrator

Evan Turk

http://evanturk.squarespace.com

Biography

Evan Turk is an Ezra Jack Keats Book Award - winning illustrator, author, and animator. He is the author-illustrator of “The Storyteller” and “Heartbeat”; and the illustrator of “Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters”, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book; “Grandfather Gandhi”; and it’s companion “Be the Change”. His next book “You Are Home: An Ode To the National Parks” will be released in June 2019. Originally from Colorado, Evan now lives in the Hudson River Valley with his husband, Chris, and two cats, Bert and Pica. He is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and continues his studies as a member of Dalvero Academy. Evan loves to travel all over the world and learn about other people and places through drawing and the interactions that come from it. He speaks to kids and adults across the country and loves talking with them about storytelling and making art.

The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead
You Are Home
Heartbeat
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters
The Storyteller
Grandfather Gandhi
The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead
You Are Home
Heartbeat
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

Books by Evan Turk

    The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
    Cynthia Levinson, Evan Turk
    Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters
    Michael Mahin, Evan Turk
    The Storyteller
    Evan Turk
    A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead
    Evan Turk
    You Are Home
    Evan Turk
    Grandfather Gandhi
    Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, Evan Turk

Book Stats

4
Authored
7
Illustrated
4
Collaborators

All Evan Turk Books

YearTitleAuthorPages
2021The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with ArtCynthia Levinson48
2020A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta BeadEvan Turk48
2019You Are HomeEvan Turk56
2018HeartbeatEvan Turk56
2017Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy WatersMichael Mahin48
2016The StorytellerEvan Turk48
2014Grandfather GandhiArun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus48

Collaborators

Cynthia Levinson
Michael Mahin
Arun Gandhi
Bethany Hegedus