David McLimans has won numerous awards for his editorial illustration, including an Award of Excellence from the Society of Newspaper Designers and a Certificate of Excellence from Print magazine. His work has appeared the in Washington Post, AIGA, Time, New York Times, The Progressive, Atlantic Monthly, and Harper's. McLimans wrote three children's books and won the Caldecott Honor Medal for Gone Wild, an endangered animal alphabet. He taught design and illustration at UW-Whitewater, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and Madison College over the years, and especially enjoyed making art with kids. A long time resident of Madison, Wisconsin, McLimans died in 2014.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
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James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
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