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Trina Schart Hyman

Trina Schart HymanBorn: 8-Apr-1939
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 19-Nov-2004
Location of death: Lebanon, NH
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Children's book illustrator

Educated at Philadelphia College of Art, and Boston Museum School of Fine Arts. Hyman lived in Sweden for two years in the 1960s and attended art college there as well. While she was there, Astrid Lindgren offered her a job illustrating a children's book. In all, Hyman has illustrated over one hundred children's books, primarily fairy tales. She has lived in New Hampshire for over thirty years.

Father: Albert H. Schart
Mother: Margaret Doris Bruck
Husband: Harris Hyman (engineer, m. 1959, div. 1968)
Daughter: Katrin Tchana (b. 1963)

    University: Philadelphia Museum College of Art (attended 1956-59)
    University: Boston Museum School of Fine Arts (1960)
    University: Swedish State Art School, Stockholm, Sweden

    Caldecott Medal 1984 for Saint George and the Dragon
    German Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Arthritis

Illustrated books:
The Sleeping Beauty, 1977, AUTHOR: Trina Schart Hyman, DETAILS: Little Brown & Co.

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