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About Alice Ratterree

I’m Alice Ratterree, illustrator for young audiences based in Greenville, South Carolina. I began my career in music, as a classically trained singer working in operatic, concert and oratorio venues.

So what does that have to do with children’s book illustration?

In a nutshell, I love a good story. A story that moves hearts together into a common perspective. Whether that is through music, words on paper, or a stunning visual scene, it doesn’t matter. The result is the same. Through my experiences in theatre, opera and concert performance, I found that my true love is creating the entire package that brings a story to life for an audience, particularly children (which really means all of us, right?) I love directing emotion and point of view, creating the costumes, building the environment, composing rhythm in a visual composition….the possibilities are endless.

I have two vibrant children who keep me connected to my inner child. When not occupied with them, I can be found with pencil and paper, or with my tablet in front of Photoshop, and always chocolate within reach.

Please visit my website at www.aliceink.com

Alice Ratterree joined Society6 on October 20, 2011. Verified on October 20, 2011.