al and teddy

Bio: At my core, I'm an artist. I've spent my life writing and illustrating children's books, painting, and teaching. I'm also the founder and director of the Fred Dolan Art Academy in the Bronx. A free Saturday program, it's the academy's mission to help young Bronx artists go to college. Since the academy's genesis in 2006, every graduate has gone to college with a scholarship.

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