Above: illustration detail by Ruthie Lafond from “Bedroom”
Ah-choo! Spring is finally upon us. Come on, we’ve all been cooped up in this exceptionally long grey winter! It’s time to attend some children’s book-related events. Here’s what I see coming soon:
April 4 – 20: SVA Exhibition “Kings & Queens,” BFA Illustration and Cartooning Department, curated by Thomas Woodruff
The New York International Children’s Film Festival is in Boston April 13-21 and Los Angeles April 6 to May 5.
April 13th: Books of Wonder’s April Picture Book Bonanza
April 26th: New York Public Library Discussion on “Changing Styles in Children’s Book Illustration”
“Picture this! “Illustrators from Paris to New York talk shop”
“This spring, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy brings together like-minded authors of children’s books and comics to talk about their craft.”
April 15, Alex Alice & Ron Wimberly, Columbia University Butler Library (Room 523)
April 25, Boulet & Gabrielle Bell, Society of Illustrators
May 1, Olivier Tallec & Oliver Jeffers, NYPL, Berger Forum
May 4 – 6 SVA 24th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards Ceremony
May 7, Blutch & David Mazzucchelli, McNally Jackson Books
May 13, Antoine Guilloppé & Istvan Banyai, School of Visual Arts Theatre
May 14 SCBWI NY Regional Chapter event: Promote Your Book With Low-Cost, Online Marketing Initiatives with Kellie Cellia, Walden Pond Press
Any related events you are looking forward to? Please let us know in the comments!