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Josie Toney

Josie V. Toney is an illustrator with a surrealistic style that is whimsical and bright. Her work comprises a variety of mediums including acrylic, pastels, watercolor, marker, color pencil and graphite.


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Virtually meet the illustrator of Georgia ABC's: A Finding Milo Book, written by Chris Jespersen and illustrated by Josie Toney. Georgia ABC's is the first in a series of alphabet books featuring the state's plants, animals, cities and landmarks. Readers can have fun finding Milo, the curious and sometimes hiding dog.

Josie Toney

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A sixth generation Atlantan, Josie Vrooman Toney is a self-taught artist with a surrealistic, whimsical style. Her work is comprised of a variety of mediums including acrylics, pastels, watercolor, marker, color pencil, and graphite. Josie began painting consistently in 2002 and is a member of several galleries and artist groups in North Georgia.

Josie resides in the North Georgia mountains with her supportive husband, adorable son, two dogs, three cats, and several chickens. She has a passion for education and works full-time at the University of North Georgia (UNG) in Dahlonega. In her spare time, Josie enjoys yoga, the outdoors, drawing, painting, and spending time with her family.

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Georgia ABC's

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Georgia ABC's

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