They currently have the 16th Annual Winter Exhibition of Classic and iconic contemporary book illustration and film animation which runs until 31 January 2012. This Saturday 26th November is The Winter Illustration Festival from 11:00am – 5:00pm. You can pop along for tea and cake with Shirley Hughes and Angela Barrett, with live music and a children’s reading corner. There will also be a chance to win signed books and prints in a charity raffle in aid of Amnesty International. Read more here...
This is the line-up of artsists that you can discover at The Illustration Cupboard. What worldy visions they create for the storybooks on our shelves, for wide-eyed children to behold, and for the heirlooms of the future:
Janet Ahlberg, Wayner Anderson, Edward Ardizzone, Angela Barrett, Simon Bartram, Benedict Blathwayt,Anthony Browne- Dick Bruna- Emma Chichester Clark- Lauren Child- Iassen Ghiuselev- > Kathleen Hale-Roger Hargreaves- Jane Hissey- Shirley Hughes- Bruce Ingman- Robert Ingpen- > Oliver Jeffers- Anita Jeram- Satoshi Kitamura- John Lawrence- Peter Lord- John Vernon Lord- > Debra McFarlane- David McKee- Inga Moore- Jill Murphy- Graham Oakley- Kevin O’Neill- > Nick Park- jan Pienkowski- Beatrix Potter- Jane Ray- Catherine Rayner- Chris Riddell- > Angelo Rinaldi-Axel Scheffler Maurice Sendak- E H Shepard- The Snowman Cels (Raymond Briggs)- Shaun Tan- Joseph Theobald-
Helen Ward - Brian Wildsmith- Chris Wormell
|One of my favourites: The Snow Queen, Brian Wildsmith|
The Illustration Cupboard also have many book signings during the year, previous events have included Lauren Child, Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman.
What a special place it is www.theillustrationcupboard.com
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