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Upcoming Exhibitions

Mary Jane Begin: Mapping the Imagination
June 28 - September 8, 2019

Mary Jane Begin is a professor in the illustration department at the Rhode Island School of Design and an award-winning children's book illustrator and author. Her latest picture books include My Little Pony: Under the Sparkling Sea and The Dragons on Dazzle Island, published in collaboration with Hasbro. This exhibition will debut illustrations from her forthcoming book, Ping Meets Pang.

ping meets pang

Mary Jane Begin, Ping Meets Pang, 2019. Illustration.


Ben Hatke: Nobody Likes a Goblin
July 11 - September 15, 2019

Shenandoah Valley-based author and illustrator Ben Hatke tackles expectations and prejudice in his children's book Nobody Likes a Goblin. This exhibit presents 40 watercolors which allow viewers to walk their way through the book. Sketchbooks on display show the artist's working process. Hatke is the author and illustrator of graphic novels including the New York Times bestselling Zita the Spacegirl trilogy.

nobody likes a goblin

Ben Hatke, illustration from Nobody Likes a Goblin, 2018. Watercolor and ink.



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