Visit City Library to see work from a multi-award-winning artist and children’s book illustrator.
A Child’s World in Pictures: 25 years of illustration – the art of Anne Spudvilas is an exhibition of the artist’s work in picture books. Illustrations will be included from award-winning books such as The Race, Jenny Angel, Woolvs in the Sitee and The Peasant Prince.
On show will be original artwork, sketchbooks, dummy books, storyboards and background material used in the creative process of constructing and illustrating a book based on the author’s text.
Beginning with the cover of Isobelle Carmody’s The Gathering, the career of multi-award-winning artist and children’s book illustrator Anne Spudvilas has spanned over two decades. The artist has worked with many of Australia’s top authors including Bryce Courtney, Margaret Wild, Gary Crew and Janeen Brian.
Spudvilas’ first picture book The Race won the Crichton Award for Illustration and she has worked constantly in children’s publishing ever since. Her work has been awarded the NSW and Queensland Premier’s Awards, the Australian Book Industry Award, CBC Book of the Year and the Aurealis Award.
This free exhibition will be on display from 21 February to 14 April 2018 in the Lovett Gallery of Newcastle City Library.