Friday, March 25, 2011

Look! The art of Australian picture books today

With original artworks, sketches and drawings from over 40 Australian illustrators don't miss The State Library's exhibition Look! The art of Australian picture books today. Including artworks by Bronwyn Bancroft, Bob Graham, Leigh Hobbs and Shaun Tan, just to name a few.

The lovely character Lucy Goosey, illustrated by Ann James, was used as the exhibition's promotional image.

The picture book Lucy Goosey was written by Margaret Wild and published by Little Hare Books.

The exhibition also includes videos of ten illustrators talking about, and demonstrating, specific methods they use to create their work. These are listed below if you want to view them online:

Exhibition details:
Dates: Friday 3 December 2010 - Sunday 29 May 2011 
Entry: Free
Location: The State Library Keith Murdoch Gallery, main entry, Swanston Street.

For more information about the exhibition visit  The State Library of Victoria's website.

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