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Miriam Körner

Miriam Körner

Air Ronge,Saskatchewan

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Miriam Körner, originally from Germany, is an award winning writer and picture book illustrator whose work is inspired by her love for the north and the people who make it their home. 

She has been recognized nationally and internationally through several awards for her writing and illustrations including two picture book collaborations with indigenous Elders – When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar (YNWP, 2016) and When We Had Sled Dogs: A story from the trapline (YNWP, 2019).

Her watercolour illustrations to When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar. pīsimwasinahikan - a collaboration with Bernice Johnson-Laxdal - is currently touring with OSAC's Art On the Move program. 

Miriam offers writing and illustrating workshops for all ages as well as author/illustrator readings and presentations. Workshops range from 45 minutes to weeklong projects. 

Short Bio
Miriam Körner, originally from Germany, lives near La Ronge with her husband and their ten sled dogs. She is an award-winning writer and children's book illustrator who works in watercolour, pastel, printmaking, collage and acrylic painting.
Do you offer workshops?:
What age groups do you offer workshops for?:
Elementary School
High School
What supplies are required for your Workshop?:
A detailed list will be provided with each workshop. For shorter workshops Miriam is very flexible to work with materials that the school/community art centre has at hand.
Workshop Description
The focus of Miriam's workshop centres around visual art as narrative art. Miriam will explain the process of book illustration by bringing in sketches and early drafts of her work and working with participants on their own illustrations.

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