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Art Gallery

Children's Book Illustrators

Maurice Sendak, Mother Goose
Melissa Sweet, Charlotte in London
July 27 – Oct 30, 2011


July 27, 5-7 p.m. - Opening Reception  

Sept 6, 5-6:30 p.m.  - Lois Lowry, author of many award-winning Children's Books will offer a PowerPoint Lecture.  She is represented in this exhibition by two illustrations from her Anastasia series and one work from her Sam series.

Sept 27, 5-6:30 p.m. - A lecture by Rich Michelson, a poet and owner of Michelson Galleries in Northamption, MA.  His four children's books illustrated by Leonard Baskin are featured in this exhibition, including A Book of Flies Real or Otherwise, Animals That Ought To Be, Did You Say Ghosts, and Ten Times Better.

The Exhibition

Children's Book Illustrators are sometimes overlooked as fine artists who engage the youngest at heart among us.  The UNE Art Gallery is offering a wonderful array of works by some of the best artists in this genre, including:

Katherine Doyle, Emerald Blue
Maurice Sendak
Dr. Seuss
Jules Feiffer
Jerry Pinkney
Eric Carle
Leonard Baskin
E.B. Lewis
Barbara Cooney
Mo Williams
Jane Dyer
Stephen Kellogg
Mordicai Gerstein
Scott Nash
Nonny Hogrogian
Lisa Jahn-Clough
Karla Gudeon
Chris Raschka
Barry Moser
Tina Schart Hyman
Leo Lionni
William Steig
James Gurney
Diane deGroat
Melissa Sweet
Dahlov Ipcar
Gail Page
Holly Meade
Kate Doyle
Dorothy Pulis Lathrop
Peter Sis