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Books on the Charles Opening Reception

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“Books on the Charles” celebrates the work of artists who have created illustrations for picture books by award-winning children’s book publisher Charlesbridge Publishing. For 25 years, this Watertown, MA-based independent publisher of children’s fiction and non-fiction has been committed to their mission: to inform and fascinate. Over those years, “Charlesbridge has built a reputation for books with engaging, accurate text and bold, detailed illustrations.” Offering a highly attentive, collaborative team, Charlesbridge has become a “destination publisher for authors and illustrators alike.”

This special exhibit features fifteen New England-area artists who have created illustrations for Charlesbridge Publishing. The original works in the “Books on the Charles” exhibit display a wide range of artistic techniques and visual storyteling styles ranging from whimsical pen and ink line drawings to three-dimensional collages to delicate impressionistic watercolors to bold and realistic acrylic paintings to textured linocuts — with each page displayed reflecting the artist’s unique approach to best conveying the text of a picture book.

Exhibiting artists include:

  • Rob Bolster
  • Wayne Geehan
  • Ralph Masiello
  • Robin Brickman
  • Jamie Hogan
  • David McPhail
  • David Costello
  • Tim Jones
  • Ryan O’Rourke
  • Jef Czekaj
  • Brian Lies
  • Alan Witschonke
  • Leslie Evans
  • Judy Love
  • Nicole Wong

Special Gallery hours during Books on the Charles:
Thursday & Friday, 10 am – 4 pm, Saturday, 10 am – 1 pm and Sunday, 1 – 4 pm

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Date:
April 13
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.belmontgallery.org/books-on-the-charles/

Organizer

Belmont Gallery of Art
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Website:
http://www.belmontgallery.org/

Venue

Belmont Gallery of Art, Town Hall Complex, Homer Municipal Building
19 Moore St., 3rd floor, Belmont, MA 02478 United States
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Website:
http://www.belmontgallery.org/