Brian Wildsmith: Paintings, Graphic artwork and Costume Designs
July 11th - 4th August 2012
This summer sees Illustrationcupboard’s third single artist exhibition for Brian Wildsmith, and a further celebration of this artist’s fascinating oeuvre. Regarded as one of the great twentieth century book illustrators, Brian’s superb draughtsmanship and exquisite use of colour heralded a revolutionary change in picture books in the early 1960s when he was first published by innovative editor Mabel George at Oxford University Press.Read more
Cracking Jubilee Gromit!
1-2 June 2012
A Diamond Jubilee Saturday - 3 June 2012
Illustrationcupboard is delighted to join with the rest of the nation in wishing HM Queen Elizabeth a very happy Diamond Jubilee.
As part of the celebrations we will be celebrating the very best of everything British with a gallery focus on Nick Park's loveable creations Wallace and Gromit. (Pls click to read more).
Victor Ambrus A Life Drawing
6 - 27 June 2012
Victor Ambrus is one of the greatest living draughtsmen working today. After manning the barricades in the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, Victor fled to England and became a Royal Scholar at the Royal College of Art. As a prolific illustrator he has spent over fifty years painting, drawing and writing. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal Victor has acquired a host of other prestigious accolades in all fields including the Royal Academy Arts Club Award and Fellowship of the RSA. Read more
The Spring Illustration Exhibition 2012
9 May - 2 June 2012
Illustrationcupboard is delighted to present its Spring Exhibition of original illustration and film animation artwork.
In a burst of seasonal fever we will be exhibiting newly released and exciting work by a collection of leading artists. Highlights this spring include unique artwork by Jan Pienkowski. One of the great illustrative talents Jan has recently had his Kingdom Under The Sea re-published, and to celebrate we show artwork for six page spreads from this exquisite book, especially created by Jan for this event. Alongside will feature newly released and impressive artwork by Graham Oakley for The Diary of a Church Mouse, one of the much-loved series of book which continues to be a best-seller from one generation to the next.