"A World of Colour": The art of Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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Chris Haughton is an Irish designer and picturebook maker. His first book, A Bit Lost has been translated into 20 languages and has won awards in 7 countries including the Dutch Picture Book of the Year. Other award-winning books include Shh! We have a Plan, Oh no, George! and most recently Goodnight Everyone. He co-founded NODE, a fair trade social business based in Nepal in 2012 and one of his fair trade rugs ‘Fish’ is on display at the exhibition.

Beatrice and Chris will be participating in this year’s Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival on Sunday 26 March, with talks, storytime and an opportunity for families to meet both artists. Tours of the exhibition will also be provided on 26 March. In the meantime, young visitors can enjoy a fun worksheet as they explore the exhibition. Full details of all events at www.mountainstosea.ie

Guest speaker, children’s books’ commentator and picturebook expert Valerie Coghlan launched the exhibition with Curator Sarah Webb on 4 February and it can be viewed on Level 3, Haigh Terrace, dlr LexIcon from 4 February – 31 March 2017.