Angela Ferrari: is a painter and children’s book author/illustrator based in Portland Maine. She is the creator and host of the Story Spectacular podcast.
Angela grew up in the mountains of western Maine. Living in a rural setting, she developed a talent for finding creative ways to play and captivate her imagination.
After graduating with a BA in studio art from The University of Maine, Angela moved to Portland. She was accepted into the Assets for Artists program which focused on business finance for creative entrepreneurs. After completing the required training, Angela received matching grant funds for working capital. She then became a successful artist, specializing in acrylic on canvas, painting landscapes that capture the picturesque aspects of Maine. Her paintings can be seen at ByFerrari.com
She has since expanded her artistic endeavors, writing and illustrating five children’s picture books: Digger’s Daily Routine, An Extraordinary Book, The Shape Escape, Lawrence the Lighthouse and What Do You See? Plus a Story Spectacular Coloring and Activity Book: Most recently Angela has launched Story Spectacular, a children’s story podcast. The show features original stories and classic retellings. Her mission is to help foster the imagination by sharing creative stories.