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James Ransome, Award-winning Illustrator Talk

location icon for event Event Location: Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, Room 119 time icon for event Event Time: Monday, July 8, 2024: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ransome has been honored with the 2023 Children’s Literature Legacy Award by the American Library Association in recognition of his exceptional contributions to children’s literature. With a career spanning over 33 years, Ransome has illustrated more than 70 books. His passion for drawing began in Rich Square, NC, and as a teenager, he moved to Bergenfield, NJ, before pursuing a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Ransome’s remarkable talent has garnered him numerous accolades, including the prestigious Coretta Scott King Awards, ALA Notables, a Jane Addams Award, and NAACP Image awards. He resides in New York.  https://jamesransome.com Lecture, Monday, July 8, 6:30 pm, Wetherill Visual Arts Center, Room 119, followed by book signing in lobby. Sponsored by the graduate programs in children’s literature. Online: https://hollins.zoom.us/j/9154582283?omn=84139553380