Osborn, Elinor 1939-
OSBORN, Elinor 1939-
Born 1939, in OH; married George Osborn (a musician), 1961. Education: University of Rochester, B.Mus., 1961, and M.Mus. Hobbies and other interests: Cross-country skiing.
Home—91 Coachman Dr., Penfield, NY 14526. E-mail—[email protected].
Music teacher at public schools in Fairport, NY, for thirty years; photographer, with work exhibited in shows at Rochester Museum and Science Center, 1998, and elsewhere. Member of Penfield Conservation Board.
North American Butterfly Association, Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation, Xerces Society, Dragonfly Society of the Americas, Nature Conservancy, Wilderness Society, Sierra Club, Rochester Area Children's Writers and Illustrators.
Grand prize, Wetlands Photography Contest, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2002.
(And photographer) Project UltraSwan (nonfiction), Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 2002.
Contributor of photographs to various books. Contributor of articles and photographs to periodicals, including Vermont Life and Cross Country Ski.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
Research on glacial geology.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, December 15, 2002, Karen Hutt, review of Project UltraSwan, p. 758.
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, December, 2002, Deborah Stevenson, review of Project UltraSwan.
Horn Book, January-February, 2003, review of Project UltraSwan, pp. 100-101.
Junior Library Guild, fall, 2002, review of Project UltraSwan, p. 4.