Katia Wish

Freedom: Be who you are, Love who you love, Read what you want

December 1st at 8:00pm ET – December 8th at 8:00pm ET on eBay

Auction Items

Signed Original Gouache and Watercolor on Arches Watercolor Paper
Dimensions: 11 x 14 inches

Signed hardcover copy of Raccoon’s Perfect Snowman

Illustrator’s Biography

Katia Wish is a children’s book author-illustrator based in Boston, MA. She enjoys creating her own stories as well as illustrating manuscripts of other authors. 

Katia grew up in Belarus enjoying cloudy, rainy, snowy and occasionally sunny days, playing outdoors, reading books and painting with watercolors. Now she lives in Boston with her family. All of them enjoy having nature adventures in any weather and reading picture books together. Katia prefers solitude when writing books and creating her illustrations in watercolor, pencil and ink in her cozy studio.

Katia is the winner of the 2011 Tomie DePaola Award from SCBWI. In addition to working on children’s books, Katia teaches illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

You can learn more about Katia on her website.


The live auction will be from Wednesday December 1st @ 8pm – Wednesday December 8th @ 8pm ET on eBay. You can bid anytime during that week on eBay.

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Katia Wish has generously donated her work to the Friends of the Ashland Public Library for our online Children’s Illustrators Art Auction, helping raise funds to support our library programs for all ages.