Blanca Santander, our Illustrator of the Day is from Peru and has been recognized by Barnes and Noble during National Hispanic Heritage Month in 2009, 2010 and 2011. National Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized from September 15 to October 15, and celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Blanca Santander’s illustrations have been used by major publishers and authors of children’s books.
Recently the United States Census Bureau commissioned twelve illustrations from her for use in books, posters, and calendars to reach out to the millions of people in the Northwest United States region about the importance of filling out the Census.
Blanca is a true artist who possesses a sweet, earthy and sentimental style that is expressed through the medium of watercolor. You can find her work on her website, follow her blog or stay up to date with her social media (Facebook / Twitter).
- Illustrations and Digital Art by Guillermo Casas (joindahunt.com)