ON EXHIBITION @ The Centre Beaudesert

OFF THE PAGE

AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS

6 APR - 12 JUN 2019

OPENING

 

Family Fun Day
Sat 6 Apr 2019, 10am - 2pm

Opening by Cr Nadia O'Carroll, Arts Reference Group Chair, Scenic Rim Regional Council
Meet the Illustrators, picture book signing, Book Launch, artist & guest curator talks and free family movie.

 

RSVP

 

5540 5050 |

WHERE

The Centre Beaudesert,

82 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert

ALL WELCOME  |  FREE ENTRY

OFF THE PAGE
Australian Children's Book Illustrations - old and new

This exhibition showcases original illustrations from iconic Australian children's books, Margaret Clark’s Fairy drawings from the 1920’s as well as the work of current Scenic Rim illustrators. Guest curator, Janene Gardner from Under The Greenwood Tree Art Gallery and Bookshop, has sourced illustrations from prestigious private collections and local illustrators to produce an exhibition that is sure to delight both young and old. 

Children and families are invited to experience some of their favourite books through the eyes of the illustrators and gain an insight into the artistic process. 

EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Exhibition includes original illustrations by some of Australia's most recognised and best loved artists.

These include Stephen Axelsen (Monsters), Christine Sharp (Sylvia), Alison Lester (Yikes! - In Seven Wild Adventures, who would you be?),  Kerry Argent (One Woolly Wombat), Narelle Oliver (Coachwood Forest), Gregory Rogers (The Secret Beach), Roland Harvey (The Circus Pony), Jane Tanner (Lucy’s Cat and the Rainbow Birds),  Stephen Michael King (Mutt Dog), Anne Spudvilas (The Peasant Prince), Mark Wilson (The Last Tree),  Julie Vivas (Davy & The Duckling),  Lucia Masciullo (Come down, cat!), Ben Redlich (The Great Montefiasco), Peter Carnavas (The Important Things), Annette Lodge (Natemba), Albert Facey (A Fortunate Life) and many more.

                        

    


VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP

HOW TO MAKE A CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK
Workshop with award-winning Australian Illustrator/Author Stephen Axelsen for all ages - adult and youth  
The Centre Beaudesert
Saturday 13 April 2019, 10.30am - 3.30pm  
$88 includes complimentary tea and coffee all day
Limited places - bookings essential. 
Presented in association with Off the Page exhibition

    

 


CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK LAUNCH - My Real Friend

Book Launch and Meet the illustrator Lucia Masciullo 
Sat 4 May 2019, 10.30am for 11am

@ The Centre Beaudesert. Free entry.
It's not easy being imaginary!
Imagine being at the launch and book signing of My Real Friend, and meeting award-winning children's illustrator Lucia Masciullo.

Written by David Hunt, this is the heart-warming story of Rupert who is not real but whose friend William is. The two share a love of sport, painting and music and adventures that take place.

     


READING SPOT IN THE GALLERY  @ The Centre Beaudesert

Come in and get comfy in the Reading Spot and dive into some of your favourite children's books.  Titles will vary.  Families take a seat with your kids and enjoy sharing these books together while surrounded by original artworks of award winning Australian children's book illustrators.  Free.  No bookings required.