Elizabeth Dulemba

Name: Elizabeth Dulemba
Title: Associate Professor of Design
Education: Ph.D. Researcher, Children's Literature, University of Glasgow, Scotland
M.F.A. (with distinction), Illustration, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
B.F.A., Graphic Design, University of Georgia
Associate Fellow Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET), Glasgow
Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Glasgow
Office: 331 McLaurin Hall
Phone: 803/323-2660 (limited access during COVID)
E-mail: dulembae@winthrop.edu
Area(s): Illustration (digital, watercolor, pen and ink, graphite), illustrated children’s books (board books, picture books, novel), writing (novels, articles, and academic publications), art direction (advertising, packaging, apparel, pattern design, hand lettering), consulting (illustration, writing, book design, portfolio and manuscript critiques), speaking (events and conferences, including TED)

Professor Dulemba is an award-winning illustrator, author, teacher, and speaker, and Associate Professor of Illustration in the Department of Design at Winthrop University. She is known as a creative educator, director, editor, connector, and mentor for local, national, and international universities and organizations. She has lectured and taught illustration, digital illustration, drawing, design, and creative writing at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and she worked as a professional art director, illustrator, designer, animator, and writer. Of her three-dozen published titles, her most recent picture books were authored by New York Times best-selling author Jane Yolen. The illustrated edition of her novel, A Bird on Water Street, winner of Georgia Author of the Year, was released in November 2019. Her latest picture book, Teacup, was released December 2021 under the pseudonym Bae Broughton (the street she lived on in Scotland). As Illustrator Coordinator for the southern region of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and a Board Member for the Georgia Center for the Book—Dulemba created annual Illustrator's Day conferences, gallery shows, regional and state-wide awards, and scholarship programs, connecting the local community and helping hundreds of up-and-coming creatives. In the summers, she teaches in the M.F.A. in Children's Book Writing and Illustrating low-residency summer program at Hollins University. She regularly speaks at events and signings across the US, UK, and Europe. Prior to her career in children's books, Dulemba was a corporate Art Director and in-house illustrator for packaging, apparel, animation, and communications firms. She maintains a broad online platform with several thousand subscribers to her weekly newsletter. After four years living in Scotland, she returned to the US in 2019 to teach at Winthrop. Learn more at www.dulemba.com.


CVPA Advisor of the Year 2021