Skya Abbate is a sociologist, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, and a graduate of the Master of Pastoral Studies Program at Loyola University, New Orleans. She the the author of five medical text books and is published in her major of Christian Spirituality and Religion and Ecology with The Catholic Imagination, Practical Theology for the Liturgical Year; Incarnation, Daily Poems for Advent and her latest undertaking of writing and illustrating children’s books with Creation, A Fish Story;  Visitation, A Bird Story and recently released Communion, A Desert Story. Skya raises fancy goldfish for fun and loves birds.

Skya’s children’s books are available for purchase at the gallery.  In addition the gallery will be offering the complete set of watercolor illustrations by Skya for each book.