M.F.A., University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut
B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Neecy Twinem is a fine artist, toy designer, academic professor and author/ illustrator of over 32 children’s books published in several languages. Twinem has been working as a professional illustrator, author and artist and instructor for over 24 years, as well as have given presentations at numerous school, libraries, conventions and conferences across the country. She launched her children’s book career with her first title: Aye-Ayes, Bears and Condors, An ABC of Endangered Animals and Their Babies, published by Scientific American Books for Young Readers. Twinem’s fine art is found in numerous private and public collections around the country. She is Contributing Faculty at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM., as part of the Communication Arts department. In 2010, she developed a brand trademark titled, ZOMBIEZOO® including the design, manufacturing and release of a plush toy line and books, which has attracted international attention. Currently Twinem has partnered with Silo Media, Inc., to produce an 3-D animation series based on the ZOMBIEZOO® characters and content.