The Caldecott-winning illustrator shared the secret of his inspirations with nearly 40 art students from Lenox Middle School on Wednesday at the Norman Rockwell Museum. The museum is showing a retrospective of his work and later that afternoon held a party to mark the Philadelphia native's 71st birthday.
America’s most beloved illustrator, Norman Rockwell, is as synonymous with the holidays as Santa Claus himself.
Not only did he create dozens of illustrations of the jolly ol’ elf in the red suit, Rockwell is known for depicting endless scenes that capture the essence of American holiday traditions from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year’s, including his classic “Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas.”
Csatari never imagined he would work with Rockwell. But he did for eight years, before taking over Rockwell’s position as the official artist of the Boy Scouts of America after Rockwell retired in 1976.
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