Connect Lecture Series: Author and Illustrator Gaia Stella
Gaia Stella is an award-winning illustrator and author. She has authored and illustrated picture books and novelty books for Italian and international publishers, including hélium, La Joie de Lire, De La Martinière Jeunesse, Mondadori, Einaudi. She has done editorial illustrations for clients such as The New York Times, Vogue Bambini, & The Boston Globe. Gaia’s colorful and geometric imagery is inspired by a variet of (sometimes unexpected) sources: architecture by Mies an De Rohe, a chair designed by Gio Ponti, photos by René Maltête, illustrations by Vladimir Lebedev, short stories by Gianni Rodari, and the packaging of Asian food. She lives and works in Milan, Italy.