Giada Crispiels

Giada Crispiels

Giada Crispiels is a multimedia artist who has been honored with residencies and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Artspace New Haven, the Wassaic Project, and the Prairie Center of the Arts (Peoria, IL), among numerous others. Trained in set design at the LABA Academy of Art (Bresica, Italy), her practice includes drawing, photography, and site-specific installations. She divides her time between northern Italy, where she runs the residency program ArtGarda, and Brooklyn.

Wildlife of New York

A Five-Borough Coloring Book


Color your way through this insider’s tour of New York City’s iconic landmarks and little-seen neighborhoods, alongside the plants and animals that know them best

Explore lively streets, scenic parks, and teeming waterfronts in Wildlife of New York, a coloring adventure that celebrates the vibrant, humming energy of New York City and its surprisingly varied animal life. Artist Giada Crispiels’ playful scenes highlight beloved landmarks from all five boroughs—like Central Park, Coney Island, and the New York Botanical Garden—alongside charming neighborhood nooks and crannies. There are dozens of animals, from common squirrels to eagles and coyotes, that thrive in every corner of the urban jungle. The animals, as well as all of the featured locations, are described in lively captions at the back of the book.

Selected to fit any reader’s preference, Wildlife of New York’s artist quality paper reflects any coloring implement’s hue—whether it be markers, pens, or coloring pencils—in arresting blends and bold vividness. Packed with enchanting details, it will provide hours of fun for colorists of all ages, while opening their eyes to the amazing ecological diversity of even the most bustling cityscape.

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