Doris Ettlinger is an illustrator and teacher. Her work features fine draftsmanship and a masterful use of traditional media, including watercolor and pencil.

A native of Staten Island, New York, Doris graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and received an MFA from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. After an early career as an editorial illustrator, she has spent the last 25 years illustrating for the children's market, including 40 children's books.

Doris collaborated on the Little House program for HarperCollins, producing picturebooks and chapterbooks based on the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Other clients include Sleeping Bear Press, American Girl, Albert Whitman & Co., McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin and Simon & Schuster. She is represented by Cornell & Company of Westport, Connecticut.
Doris and her husband, Michael McFadden - artist, teacher and fine craftsman - live in a 150-year-old grist mill on the banks of the Musconetcong River in Warren County, New Jersey, where they raised their children, Ivy and Benjamin. On the third floor third floor Doris instructs the Musconetcong Watercolor Group, as well as teaching watercolor workshops at the mill and other venues.
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