Great Workshop: READING PICTURES: The Artist’s Voice and Vocabulary in Picture Books

From the Society of Illustrators comes this exciting opportunity:

READING PICTURES: The Artist’s Voice and Vocabulary in Picture Books

The Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

 Monday Dec 5, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the annual Original Art exhibit, featuring the very best illustration in books for children this year.

Art directors Laurent Linn (Simon & Schuster), Martha Rago (Random House), and Cecilia Yung (Penguin) will lead a gallery talk for an up-close examination of the works on view.

Illustrators Nancy Carpenter, Mike Curato, and Sergio Ruzzier will share their behind-the-scenes decisions and discuss and/or demonstrate their creative processes in the intimate gallery setting of the Society of Illustrators.

Attendees will continue the conversation with colleagues and presenters over a delicious buffet dinner.


1:00 pm Gallery opens for check-in and preview of exhibit
2:00 pm Introduction by Cecilia Yung
2:15 pm Gallery talk with art directors Laurent Linn, Martha Rago, and Cecilia Yung
3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm Presentation by Sergio Ruzzier
4:30 pm Presentation by Nancy Carpenter
5:00 pm Presentation by Mike Curato
5:30 pm Q & A
6:00 pm Book signing
6:30 pm Buffet dinner


Non-refundable registration is $35.00 and includes a copy of the exhibition catalog (value $10.00), presentations by three illustrators, gallery talk, and delicious buffet dinner.


To register:


The speakers’ recent books will be available for purchase.

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