Category Archives: news

Moyamensing means Pigeon Droppings

Kate/ February 4, 2015/ blog, events, news

Tonight I’m giving a short presentation about Passenger Pigeons and their demise at Nerd Nite Philadelphia. It’s a great lineup, so if you’re not into dead pigeons, but like other food or dogs, there will be something for you! Plus beer, wine, and bratwurst. Get all the

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SCBWI Logo Contest Winner

Kate/ August 20, 2014/ graphic design, news

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – The Eastern Pennsylvania (EPA) chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has a new logo, designed and illustrated by Kate Garchinsky. Adrienne Wright, Regional Illustration Coordinator for EPA, announced a logo re-design contest for the chapter’s logo on

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San Francisco Ballet launches Nutcracker app, illustrated and written by Kate Garchinsky

Kate/ December 2, 2013/ illustration, news, writing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA Monday, December 2, 2013–San Francisco Ballet, the country’s oldest professional company and the first to perform the full-length Nutcracker in America, today announced the launch of a Nutcracker interactive storybook application. Designed for children ages 6-10 and their families, the animated iPad app allows users to

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Active clients this week:

Kate/ May 2, 2012/ news

Good Neighbor Press, educational product development; Eco Universal Productions, Eco Enrico game & eBook; Brian Krümm, children’s book illustrator; 110%, athletic compression gear. Do you like?

SCBWI Scholarship

Kate/ April 13, 2012/ blog, news

I have been awarded a full scholarship to the 20th Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat via the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in eastern Pennsylvania (SCBWI-EPA)! Free admission, free room and board at the Shawnee Inn, one on one time with editors and art directors, including

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National Library Week and WePAC

Kate/ April 11, 2012/ blog, news

On Wednesday, April 11, I read my manuscript, Time to Fly to three classes of Kindergartners and First Graders at Charles Drew School in West Philadelphia, as part of WePAC’s celebration of National Library Week. In the past 2 years, WePAC (West Philadelphia Alliance for Children) has

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Photos from Recent Shows

Kate/ May 11, 2011/ news, painting

April 1-30, 2011 “Water” Juried Show Newark Arts Alliance Newark, Delaware Entry: White Clay Creek Snow Melt March 4-5, 2011 NOMAD Artists First Friday Artspace Lansdowne Lansdowne, Pennsylvania Sold: Dead Bird I: Juvenile Cardinal (Window Collision) Do you like?