Larry Dale Sowell is a recipient of the Marion Oldham Award for ART EDUCATION from the University of Missouri in St. Louis where he holds a BFA in studio art.  He also holds a Master of Arts Degree in Art Education from the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

Larry has published two children's books, Chicken Strips for the Soul (2002) and Oscar and the Bonbons, the latter available Spring of 2017 with Snuffbooks LLC.  Larry is currently an art teacher in Atlanta, GA.