Exhibition: A Child's World in Pictures - Newcastle Library

Monday 26 February - Saturday 14 April
25 years of illustration - The art of Anne Spudvilas.
A visually stunning exhibition of illustrations from the multi-award-winning artist and children’s book illustrator Anne Spudvilas.  This striking exhibition includes works from picture books by well-known Australian authors such as Isobelle Carmody, Margaret Wild, Bryce Courtney and Gary Crew. 

From sketchbooks, dummy books, storyboards and background material viewers will be taken on a creative journey to discover some iconic Australian picture books. The exhibition includes original artworks from award-winning books The Race, Jenny Angel, Woolvs in the Sitee and The Peasant Prince.  Beginning with the cover of Isobelle Carmody’s picture book The Gathering, the exhibition includes work from Li Cunxin’s popular story Mao’s Last Dancer in its picture book  – The Peasant Prince.

The exhibition provides rich opportunities for students to explore the nature of visual texts and to participate in illustrator workshops.
Cost: free

Bookings essential
Exhibition launch: Thursday 8 March, 6pm - 8pm

Book in for school workshops with Anne Spudvilas
Book in for in-house school workshops 


No additional fees apply to this event.



Newcastle City Library
15 Laman Street