K e l l y   M.  H o u l e


Bachelor of Science, Atmospheric Science

University of Arizona, 1991

Teacher Certification Coursework in Secondary Science Education, Northern Arizona University, 1995

Master of Fine Art, Creative Writing

Arizona State University, 2005

Courses in Botanical and Natural History Art

Desert Botanical Garden, Tempe, AZ, 2008-2010


State of Arizina Teaching Certificate

in Secondary Mathematics and Physical Science

Duke Univeristy (Coursera) Verified Certificate

in Introduction to Genetics and Evolution, 2015


Distinguished Book Award

Miniature Book Society, 2008

Virginia G. Piper Summer Creative Writing Fellowship, 2004

Professional Development Grants Arizona Commission on the Arts

2001, 2003, 2008

Barbara Karlin Grant

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators



Linnean Society of London

American Society of Botanical Artists

Miniature Book Society

Movable Book Society

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators



Miniature Book Society Conclave

San Diego, CA, 2008

University of Washington

Bellingham, WA, 2007

Millennial Open Symposium on the Arts and Interdisciplinary Computing

University of Washington

Seattle, WA, 2000

National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference

Phoenix, AZ, 1996

California Science Teachers Association Annual Conference

Palm Springs, CA, 1994

Arizona Science Teachers Association Conference

Mesa, AZ, 1993

Arizona Society of Physics Teachers

Tucson, AZ, 1993


Nature Nurtures Us

Herberger Theater Center

Tempe, AZ 2016

Miniature Book Society

Traveling Exhibition, 2008  

Stenden University

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, 2008    

Columbia College Chicago

Center for Book and Paper Arts

Chicago, IL, 2005  

Denver Public Library

Denver, CO, 2005  

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL, 2005  

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, 2004  

Mesa College

San Diego, CA, 2004  

Brookfield Craft Center

Brookfield, CT, 2004  

Arts Centre Washington

S. Kensington, England, 2004  

University of Washington

Seattle, WA, 2000  

The Kunsthal, Museumpark

Rotterdam, Holland, 1999

Museo Laboratorio D’arte Contemporanea

University of Rome, La Sapienza

Rome, Italy, 1998  

Flandrau Science Center

Tucson, AZ, 1994  

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