David Diaz was active/lived in California. David Diaz is known for illustration.
Biography David Diaz
David Diaz won the Caldecott Medal in 1995 for the book, "Smoky Night" by Eve Bunting. His bold acrylic paintings are presented against background collages made of materials such as cloth, matches, pottery, and cardboard. The 1995 Caldecott Committee described Diaz's work as "dramatic and ground breaking."
A professional illustrator, Diaz's work has appeared in Atlantic Monthly and the Washington Post. He has been honored for his work by Parent's Choice, American Illustration, Communication Arts, the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the New York Director's Club.
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