book publishing

Mikal Barker Wins Illustration Scholarship Award

When Barbara Palacios and Lluvia Agustin contacted Nossi College of Art and encouraged students and alumni to submit ideas for her upcoming children’s book series, Nossi College had just one response, “Challenge Accepted!” Lluvia is the founder and owner of The Agustin Agency, a global literary agency connecting authors with audiences around the world. “I’m …

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Life Outside the Classroom: Books Published by Nossi Faculty

One of the unique aspects about Nossi is that we stack our faculty with instructors who are also professional artists. Aside from teaching students, Nossi’s accomplished instructors spend time cultivating their passion for creative expression. In fact, instructors at Nossi have received numerous accolades and awards for self-published books. Recognize the talent of Nossi’s faculty by paging …

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Student Spotlight: Mary Sullivan

Mary Sullivan, a successful and prolific illustrator, has cultivated a love for art that is fed by her natural curiosity. Mary’s unique artistic perspective embodies a confluence of interests, spanning the fields of philosophy, history and aesthetics. I had the opportunity to speak with Mary and learn more about her influences, work experience and plans for the future. The …

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Horses, Hawaii and Children’s Books: A Look at the Career of Alum Crystal Nunley

Crystal Nunley was one of those bright, high-achieving students who was always looking to get involved in college. Because Crystal has never stopped seeking out opportunities to be successful and to develop her talents her accomplishments have extended beyond Nossi’s classrooms and into her professional career. Crystal graduated from Nossi in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree …

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Higgins Bond's Success Continues

Barbara Higgins Bond, of Nashville Tennessee, has been a successful freelance illustrator for nearly 40 years. Professionally known as Higgins Bond, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in advertising design. When she is not illustrating for clients, she is an adjunct faculty member at Nossi College of Art teaching illustration courses. Higgins Bond’s …

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