Shirley Hughes Celebrates 30 Years of Alfie
2nd - 25th June 2011
Alfie is the boy who never grows old, yet this year sees his 30 birthday!
Illustrationcupboard is delighted to join the celebrations and present, with Shirley Hughes, a celebratory Alfie exhibition. A rare combination of artwork available for purchase, from Shirley's own collection as well as some very personal loan pieces will be on view.
There will also be some of her families original soft toys to see that feature in all of her Alfie books!
Watch Shirley Hughes giving a guided tour of the exhibition at:
Listen to Shirley Hughes on BBCR4 Woman's Hour at
Edward Ardizzone - Huckleberry Finn and other work
7th - 28th May
Illustrationcupboard is proud to present an exhibition of the original published drawings by Edward Ardizzone for Huckleberry Finn. This unique exhibition presents, amongst other work, the chance to see an entire published collection of original artwork by this thoroughbred British illustrator working at the peak of his career.
Original artwork from other books will also be on show and for sale.
Anthony Browne - Playing The Shape Game
14th - 23rd April
To celebrate Anthony Browne's new biography, 'Playing The Shape Game', we will be celebrating with a book signing in the gallery on 14th April.
An exhibition of Anthony Browne's original book illustrations will be on show in the gallery and available to purchase between 14 - 23 April.
The Art of Jill Murphy
25th April - 7th May
Jill Murphy's books are amongst the best-known and most-loved family stories in Britain today. This exhibition highlights the artwork of these books, and the characters that inhabit her stories. Peace at Last, and the loveable Five Minutes Peace and offers collectors a rare opportunity to Jill's beautifully crafted original artwork. Original artwork from £350.Read more