Denise Ortakales has sculpted paper illustrations for dozens of publications and children’s books, including Good Morning, Garden, Carrot in My Pocket, and Planets. She uses paper sculpture to create colorful and magical settings that draw readers further into each story. Denise has taught at the Art Institute of Boston and currently teaches at McIntosh College in Dover, NH.

Recent Work

Carrot in My Pocket

Good Morning, Garden

The Legend of the Old Man of the Mountain