“Edna Hibel’s art blends the harmonies of peoples with an incandescent glow projecting tranquility and everlasting peace. Simplicity. Honesty. Tremendous talent. A living legend. A cult figure. Hibel brings beauty to everyone.”
—Millie Wolf, art editor, Palm Beach Daily News
This all-encompassing biography of Edna Hibel includes stories of her Boston childhood and shows the development of her unique artistic style from the discovery of her talent in the fourth grade throughout her career as an artist. Displaying her perseverance and determination in spite of all odds, Hibel has produced a volume of brilliant works of art. Some of her accolades include the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts, the Very Special Arts Presidential Award, six honorary doctorates, and honors from Pope John Paul II.
Millie Clarkson details Edna Hibel’s career not only as an artist, but also as a humanitarian and international diplomat, including the background of how she has accomplished so much through the support of her loving family and friends. Letters from her family as well as Hibel’s comments throughout the book provide a multi-dimensional perspective of the artist.
About the Author
Millie Clarkson’s creative background includes teaching ceramics, working as Santa’s artist in an amusement park, and working as a public relations and promotions director for a small business. An avid presenter, speaker, and tireless promoter, Clarkson has given numerous radio and television interviews from subjects ranging from exercise to preserving family recipes. Her first book, Low-Stress Fitness, provides an exercise plan for all ages. She lives in Naples, Florida, from November to May and Ontario, Canada, from June to October.
An Artist’s Story of Love and Compassion
By Millie Clarkson
with Edna Hibel and Theodore Plotkin
ART / Individual Artist
200 pp. 11 x 14
93 color illus. 17 color photos
21 b/w photos Appendixes Index