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2017 Reading Pictures
December 11, 2017
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!
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), Marijka Kostiw (Scholastic Press) and Cecilia Yung (Penguin Books for Young Readers) will lead a gallery talk of this spectacular show for an up-close examination of the works on view.
Illustrators Sean Qualls, Judy Schachner and Brian Floca 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.
The day will conclude with a booksigning and an opportunity to chat with your colleagues, the illustrators, and the art directors 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, Marijka Kostiw and Cecilia Yung
3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm Presentation by Sean Qualls
4:30 pm Presentation by Judy Schachner
5:00 pm Presentation by Brian Floca
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), gallery talk, presentations by three illustrators and delicious buffet dinner.
The speakers’ recent books will be available for purchase.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO LIBRARIANS ONLY! THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!