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VISUAL ARTS: A World Of Colour
Saturday 28th October, 2017 - Saturday 16th December, 2017
The Art Of Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton.
Curated by Sarah Webb
A true feast for the eyes, this exhibition brings together two of the most exciting illustrators working in children’s books today, Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton. Enter their world of the imagination, featuring art work from their award-winning picture books. Both are masters of composition and colour, and their work is lively and full of humour.
Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna and now works and lives in Paris. Her work has won many international awards and she has exhibited all over the world, from Munich to Tokyo. Her most recent picture book is On a Magical Do Nothing Day.
Chris Haughton is an Irish designer and a picture book maker. His first picture, A Bit Lost has been translated into 20 languages and has won awards in 7 countries including the Dutch Picture Book of the Year. He co-founded NODE, a fair trade social business based in Nepal in 2012. His latest picture book is Goodnight Everyone.
Sarah Webb is an award winning children’s book champion, writer and arts programmer. She put together this exhibition during her year as dlr Writer in Residence 2016-2017. Supported by dlr Lexicon