Angel, Carl

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Angel, Carl

Personal

Born in Bainbridge, MD. Education: Attended California College of Arts and Crafts, 1986-88; Academy of Art College, B.A. (illustration), 1991.

Addresses

Home and office—2170 Strang Ave., San Leandro, CA 94578. E-mail—yourst[email protected]

Career

Artist, illustrator, and graphic designer. San Francisco Study Center, San Francisco, CA, graphic designer, 1999-2005; book designer for various publishers. Exhibitions: Works exhibited in galleries in San Francisco, CA, and Hawaii.

Awards, Honors

Parent's Choice Silver Honor Award, 1999, and Skipping Stones Honor designation, 2000, both for Honoring Our Ancestors; Américas Award Commended designation, 2003, and Independent Publishers Book Award finalist, 2004, both for Xochitl and the Flowers by Jorge Argueta; Calatagan Award; Gustavus Myers Award; Children's Books of the Year designation, Bank Street College, for Willie Wins by Almira Astudillo Gilles.

Illustrator

Lice Lucas, Mga Kuwentong Bayan: Folk Stories from the Philippines, Many Cultures Pub. (San Francisco, CA), 1995.

Harriet Rohmer, editor, Honoring Our Ancestors, Children's Book Press (San Francisco, CA), 1999.

Almira Astudillo Gilles, Willie Wins, Lee & Low Books (New York, NY), 2001.

Jorge Argueta, Xochitl and the Flowers, Children's Book Press (San Francisco, CA), 2003.

Anthony D. Robles, Lakas and the Manilatown Fish, Children's Book Press (San Francisco, CA), 2003.

Anthony D. Robles, Lakas and the Hotel Makibaka, Children's Book Press (San Francisco, CA), 2006.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklinks, January, 2007, Kathleen T. Issacs, review of Xochitl and the Flowers, p. 27.

Booklist, May 1, 2001, Hazel Rochman, review of Willie Wins, p. 1690; December 1, 2003, Julie Kline, review of Xochitl and the Flowers, p. 683; February 15, 2006, Hazel Rochman, review of Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel, p. 104.

Children's Bookwatch, April, 2006, review of Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel.

Horn Book, May, 2003, review of Lakes and the Manilatown Fish, p. 336; May-June, 2003, Barbara Bader, review of Lakas and the Manilatown Fish, p. 336.

Kirkus Reviews, July 1, 2003, review of Xochitl and the Flowers, p. 906; April 1, 2006, review of Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel, p. 356.

Library Media Connection, November-December, 2006, Sherry York, review of Lakas and the Maribaka Hotel, p. 70.

Publishers Weekly, April 9, 2001, review of Willie Wins, p. 73.

School Library Journal, June, 2001, John Sigwald, review of Willie Wins, p. 114; October, 2003, Tali Balas, review of Lakas and the Manilatown Fish, p. 136; December, 2003, Ann Welton, review of Xochitl and the Flowers, p. 142; July, 2005, Cop Renner, review of Xochitl and the Flowers, p. 43; April, 2006, Alexa Sandmann, review of Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel, p. 116; June, 2006, Sharon Grover, review of Xochitl and the Flowers, p. 63.

ONLINE

Carl Angel Home Page,http://www.carlqangel.com (March 24, 2007).