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Sergio Ruzzier

About Sergio Ruzzier

Sergio Ruzzier is an author and illustrator of picture books. His most recent, This Is Not a Picture Book!, was published by Chronicle last spring. He was a recipient of the 2011 Sendak Fellowship.

A Kerlan Fellow Inspired by Two Particular Fellows: Arnold Lobel and James Marshall

As the recipient of the 2016 Ezra Jack Keats/Kerlan Memorial Fellowship, I was given the chance to spend several days at the Kerlan Collection at the University of Minnesota looking through original artwork, sketches, manuscripts, notebooks, and other items that have been donated to the Kerlan. It’s a vast, impressive collection with many of my […]

Studio Views: For the Fear of Failure

I don’t like to experiment. I know it sounds timid and uninspiring, but I’m just being honest: I don’t like to experiment because I am afraid of failure. But at least two times in my life — at the very beginning of my artistic life — I found enough courage and determination to take risks. […]