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.
Shirley Hughes Hero on a Bicycle Book launch
9th May 2012
Illustrationcupboard is delighted to host, in association with Walker Books, Hero on a Bicycle, by Shirley Hughes.
We are proud to be exhibiting artwork that accompanies the book alongside other artwork by Shirley in our Spring Exhibition.
The Famous Five 70th Anniversary: House of Illustration Silent Auction
19th - 30th April 2012
On Thursday 19th April the House of Illustration launched a silent auction of five original pieces of Famous Five Anniversary Edition cover artwork by Quentin Blake, Helen Oxenbury, Emma Chichester Clark, Oliver Jeffers and Chris Riddell.
The artwork is on display at the gallery where bidding continues until the 30th of April 2012.