Constance Del Nero is a Masters of Education student in the Creative Arts in Learning Program at Lesley University. She wrote and illustrated a cookbook together with her husband, Rosario, called Risotto: a Taste of Milan (Harper & Row, 1987), which was hailed as a “star” by the New York Times. The couple has also written for Food and Wine Magazine. Constance Del Nero illustrated and provided the cover art for Frieda Arkin’s The Essential Kitchen Gardener (Henry Holt, 1990), chosen as a Best Bet by New York Magazine. She currently teaches drawing to students ages four to adult at ActonArt, a private art school in Acton, Massachusetts.