ON EXHIBITION @ the Centre Beaudesert

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AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS

6 APR - 12 JUN 2019

OPENING

 

Family Fun Day Sat 6 Apr 2019, 10am - 2pm
Meet the Illustrators at a picture book signing with Stephen Axelsen,
artist & guest curator talks with Janene Gardner, kids activities, free family movie. 

RSVP

 

5540 5050 |

WHERE

The Centre Beaudesert,

82 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert

ALL WELCOME  |  FREE ENTRY

Showcasing Australian children's book illustrations from original artworks to digital designs, this exhibition is guest curated by Janene Gardner, proprietor of Under the Greenwood Tree bookshop. It includes iconic original book illustrations sourced from private collections and Scenic Rim children's book artists alongside the published books.

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   more info and tickets available soon

 

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.