Friday, 7 November 2014

The 19th Annual Winter Illustration Festival: 19 November 2014 - 31 January 2015

The 19th Annual Winter Illustration Exhibition embraces everything exciting and innovative about illustration art and is regarded as one of the key events worldwide for illustration.

Private view and Illustrationcupboard Books launch 
Wednesday 19 November, 4.00pm - 8.30pm 

We are proud to announce the launch of Illustrationcupboard Books with the publication of George Butler: Adventurer and Illustrator. This signed and numbered edition of 500 builds upon the success of George’s solo exhibition, and are available exclusively from the gallery and our website. The gallery and online bookshop features a further range of signed and first edition books for sale at cover price. There is also a selection of hand-made and short-run books from around the world. 

Festival celebration, George Butler, Pen, ink and watercolour 

James Bond
From the estate of John McLusky, the original graphic artist for James Bond, we present a collection of original drawings. On show will be the exhilarating skiing sequences published in On her Majesty’s Secret Service, featured in The Daily Express, in the late 1950s.

Magnesium flares! John McLusky, pen and ink 

Winter Festival Days
We present two family days of festive fun, refreshments, music and guest illustrators.

Saturday 29th November, 11am - 5pm
We welcome Chris Riddell to sign Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death at 11am and Judith Kerr at 3pm to sign The Crocodile Under The Bed.

Saturday 6th December, 11am - 5pm
We welcome Lauren Child at 1pm to sign The New Small Person and Shirley Hughes with Clara Vulliamy at 3pm to sign Dixie O’Day and others.

Judith Kerr signing books in the gallery

Entrance to events is free, no booking is required.

Open Monday - Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Saturdays 11:00am - 5:00pm

Illustrationcupboard Gallery
22 Bury Street
St. James's 

+44(0)207 976 1727