Debbie Stewart Hoskins

Books. Textiles. Artwork.

Regular picture and words summation.

My artwork career includes three solo art exhibitions, illustrations for five as-yet unpublished picture books, and work exhibited in numerous juried shows held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Detroit (all Michigan).


Certified Veriditas Labyrinth Facilitator.  December 14, 2015.

Labyrinth Exploration: 2005 to present.

Spiritual Exploration: Young adulthood to present.

Fine Art and Illustration for Children’s Picture Books: Young adulthood to 2014.

Caldecott Committee Member: Oscars for Children’s Picture Book publishing given by the American Library Association.


Preferred Mediums:

Words and Pictures, watercolors, pencils, and ink.



Drexel University: Masters of Science in Library Services.  Study of youth picture books.

Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio.  Labyrinth Facilitator Training.

Philadelphia College of Art and Design.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Columbus College of Art and Design.

Vassar College: Children’s Publishing and Writing Institute.

Kent State University: Bachelors of Arts in Music.

John Carroll University:  Study of mandalas, mysticism in the arts, religion, philosophy.


Mother, widow, daughter.  Enjoys dancing, singing, and journaling.