Two of Chris Beatrice's illustrations from Noteworthy Books adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic fairy tale The Selfish Giant were accepted into the Danforth Museum's Picture This! juried exhibition. Autumn and The Giant Returns received an Honorable Mention award.
New this year, the Danforth Museum of Art will showcase new and exciting contemporary work created by picture book illustrators living and working in New England. Juried work will be featured in the Danforth’s Children’s Gallery, dedicated to the art of children’s book illustration.
This Years Juror: Susan Sherman, currently Art Director at Charlesbridge Publishing, has also served as Art Director of Children's Trade Books at Houghton Mifflin, Creative Director at Little, Brown and Company, and runs her own graphic design business, Ars Agassiz. A graduate of RISD she has worked with David McPhail, David Macaulay, Allen Say, Lois Lowry, and Chris Van Allsburg, notably on The Polar Express.