Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton
Visual Art | Italy/Ireland

A World of Colour

An exhibition by two of the most exciting illustrators working in children's literature today.

About the Exhibition

A true feast for the eyes, this exhibition brings together two of the most exciting illustrators working in children’s literature today, Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton. Enter their world of the imagination, featuring art work from their award-winning picture books. Both are masters of composition and colour, and their work is lively and full of humour.

Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna and now works and lives in Paris. Her work has won many international awards and she has exhibited all over the world, from Munich to Tokyo.  Her most recent picturebook is On a Magical Do Nothing Day.

Chris Haughton is an Irish designer and a picture book maker. His first picture, A Bit Lost has been translated into 20 languages and has won awards in 7 countries including the Dutch Picture Book of the Year. He co-founded NODE, a fair trade social business based in Nepal in 2012. His latest picturebook is Goodnight Everyone.

Sarah Webb is an award winning children’s book champion, writer and arts programmer. She put together this exhibition during her year as dlr Writer in Residence 2016-2017. It was first displayed at the dlr Lexicon, Dún Laoghaire.

This touring show was curated by Sarah Webb whilst Artist in Residence at dlr Lexicon.