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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laura Nyman Montenegro  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Montenegro was born in Chicago and currently resides in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura is an art educator, with a BA in Fine Arts and Anthropology and an MA and certification in Art Education. She is a puppeteer and movement artist, co-founder and ensemble member of Theatre Zarko in Evanston, Illinois. She teaches classes for adults in the art of making picture books.

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