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The Global Artistry of Leo & Diane Dillon: A Retrospective
On loan from the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

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July 9 – September 9, 2009

Main Library
Third Floor Gallery
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ


street_signsThe exhibition features selected original artwork of Leo and Diane Dillon from 1970 to today. The artists are among the most talented and versatile illustrators in the United States. Their work has been an outstanding contribution to children of all races and cultures.

street_signsVersatility, diversity, research, and integrity have remained characteristics of the Dillons' work, which ranges from African folktales to Scandinavian epics, from fantasy to science fiction. The Dillons have won Caldecott Medals for Ashanti To Zulu and for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears. They also received four New York Times Best Illustrated Awards, four Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards, two Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Society of Illustrators Gold Medal.

street_signsFor more information on The Global Artistry of Leo & Diane Dillon: A Retrospective, please call the Main Library Children’s Room at 973-733-7797.

 

 

 

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