Micha Archer is an artist, author and illustrator living in Western Massachusetts. Working with oils, acrylics, inks, and collage, she creates layered pieces from various homemade and found materials on paper.
With a B.A. in Multicultural Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst she taught for 15 years in a Kindergarten classroom, and consults with teachers on incorporating art into their classrooms.
Micha has received many awards for her work, including Ezra Jack Keats Book Award for Daniel Finds a Poem, and a Caldecott Honor for Wonder Walkers.