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Welcome to my site.

In the beginning I studied art and illustration at the University of Houston, Texas, and the Art Center School of Design in Pasadena, California. For over 20 years now I have been a professional Illustrator. My illustrations are done in watercolor, gouache and colored pencils.

Throughout most of my career I have specialized in books for children. However my experience includes illustrations for advertising and editorial projects, greeting cards, textbooks, trade picture books, as well as art for the “Barney & Friends” TV show. I have illustrated 14 picture books for children, including “Harriett the Homeless Raccoon”, which I wrote and illustrated.

I live in Dallas, Texas with my husband, Pat Haverfield, who is a talented advertising photographer and fine artist.

Client list includes:

Abbeville Press
Macmillan McGraw-Hill
Random House Children’s Books
Simon & Schuster
Bright Sky Press
WaterBrook Press
The Nasher Sculpture Center
Cricket Magazine
Reader’s Digest
Pockets Magazine
Barney & Friends
Victory Productions
William H. Sadlier
Scott Foresman

All material on this site © Mary Haverfield