Kathleen Rietz

A lifelong artist and lover of art, Kathleen Rietz was drawing and painting
before she learned to write her name. Originally from Peoria, IL, Kathleen
received her formal training from the American Academy of Art in Chicago,
IL. For nearly two decades, she has worked as an illustrator, designer, and
product developer. Kathleen’s illustrated books include the trade
publications Little Black Ant on Park Street, The ABC’s of Yoga for Kids and
Prayers for Children, the upcoming Champ’s Story: Dogs Get Cancer, Too, as
well as numerous scholastic readers. She has taught art to children and
adults at the Community School of the Arts at historic Wheaton College in
Wheaton, IL, and through a local home school program in her community.

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