by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Congrats to everyone who submitted portfolios to the SCBWI Winter Conference Portfolio Showcase! Whether or not you won an award, kudos for putting yourself out there. Editors, art directors and agents have been looking through your work, as well as fellow creators.
For those who missed it, you can still browse all portfolios until March 31st, 2021.
You can find a list of the winners of the SCBWI Winter Conference Portfolio Showcase on the SCBWI Winter Conference Blog, but here is a list along with links to where you can find out more about everyone's work.
Portfolio Showcase Grand Prize Winners:
Leanne Hatch - LeeanneHatch.com. Represented by Janine Le at Sheldon Folgelman Agency. You can find Leanne on Instagram at @leannehatch_illustration. Previously Leanne won the SCBWI Narrative Art Award in 2020 and an Honor Award at the 2020 SCBWI Winter Conference.
Portfolio Showcase Honors:
Congrats to all!
You can find more news and takeaways from the 2021 SCBWI Winter Conference at the SCBWI Conference Blog; I was on Team Blog this year!
Debbie Ridpath Ohi is the author and illustrator of SAM & EVA and WHERE ARE MY BOOKS?, both with Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. Her illustrations have appeared in books by Michael Ian Black, Judy Blume, Aaron Reynolds, Linda Sue Park, Rob Sanders, Lauren McLaughlin and others. You can find out more about Debbie and her work at DebbieOhi.com, Twitter at @inkyelbows and Instagram at @inkygirl.