Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson
Lou Fancher and Steve
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Biography of Lou Fancher
Lou Fancher was born in Michigan in 1960. She went on to study dance
at the University of Cincinnati and work as a writer, illustrator, book
designer, ballet dancer, and choreographer. Steve Johnson was born in Minnesota in 1960.
He received his B.F.A in illustration and painting at the School of Associated Arts in St. Paul, MN.
He works as a commercial artist and illustrator and began working as freelance illustrator with his wife,
Lou Fancher, in 1986. Johnson and Fancher received the Minnesota Book Award for Children’s Book in 1992 for
The Salamander Room. They are also known for their
work in production set and character design on animated films such as
Toy Story and A Bug's
Biographical sources: Something About the
Author , vol. 177, p. 50-52
Collection Scope and Content Note
This collection contains art production material for one published
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- North Dakota
- Fancher, Lou
Box MC 914
The Range Eternal, text by
Louise Erdrich, published New York: Hyperion Books for Children,
2002 Box MC 914
Note Contains: research material (16 p.); typescript with illustration
notes (3 p.); dummies (14 p., 15 p.); 2 jacket proofs; 1 ink study; 2 pencil
studies; 50 pencil and ink studies; 10 oil and ink illustrations