Van Saiyan / Yes, Virginia…The Christmas Mother- Virginia Living Magazine
Van Saiyan, was asked to illustrate this piece for The Christmas Mother in Virginia. The article tells about the origins and story about this Christmas tradition. Since the 1930s, a handful of towns in Virginia elect a new woman every year to represent a charitable effort to donate clothing/toys/food to needy children.
A text written by Caroline Kettlewell
Art director: Ryan Rich