Rafael López

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Rafael López illustrated New York Times bestsellers Just Ask! (by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor) and The Day You Begin (by Jacqueline Woodson). He won Pura Belpré medals for Dancing Hands, Drum Dream Girl and Book Fiesta, and has also received three Pura Belpré honors, two Américas Book Awards, and the Tomás Rivera Children’s Book Award and Society of Illustrators Original Art Silver Medal. His work has been featured in Communication Arts, American Illustration Annual, Graphic Design USA and Huffington Post. He’s a founder of San Diego’s Urban Art Trail movement and has created seven US Postal Stamps. Rafael’s artwork will be featured in the Molina Family Latino Gallery, the first national Latino gallery at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, scheduled to open in May 2022.

Learn more at Rafael López’s official website


2 Books by Rafael López



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