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Ingrid Hess

Ingrid Hess
Biography:

Ingrid Hess is an illustrator, graphic designer, and graphic design professor living in Rochester, New York. The simplicity in her work is heavily influenced by her Amish and Mennonite heritage; the bright colors and patterns are inspired by art from Costa Rica, where she lived for four years as a child.

Ingrid holds an MFA in Graphic Design from Indiana University with an emphasis in the book arts and has worked in the publishing industry since 1996. Her dual passions of design and llustration work well together and help her tell stories through pictures. Her research focuses on economic justice as a way to bring peace to the world.

Ingrid is author and illustrator of Herald Press titles Sleep in Peace (2008 Rodda Book Award winner), Walk in Peace, and An Amish Alphabet. She also wrote Think Fair Trade First in which she seeks to empower children to understand that they can make a difference in the world.


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