We are proud to announce that (insert drum roll here) online bidding for our Judge a Book, Buy its Cover art exhibition has started at www.32auctions.com/ssf. The show features more than 40 works themed around children's books, including Fiona Lowry's take on The Little Prince (pictured, detail), Bronwyn Bancroft on The Magic Faraway Tree, Jasper Knight on Where the Wild Things Are and more. There are some extraordinary and moving works donated by our generous artists. The full list is below.
There show was covered in The Sydney Morning Herald today.
Place your bids now! The great news is that every cent you spend buying an artwork themed around a treasured children's book will go to support the Sydney Story Factory's free writing programs for young people.
With huge thanks to all our artists: Suzanne Archer, Narelle Autio, Bronwyn Bancroft, Melissa Becker, Sandra Blackburne, GW Bot, Tom Carment, Catherine Cassidy, Paul Connor, Lottie Consalvo, James Drinkwater, Marc Etherington, Michael Fitzjames, Will French, Ian Grant, Adam Hill, Dee Huxley, Mary Johnson, Locust Jones, Peter Kingston, Jasper Knight, Matt Liggins, Fiona Lowry, Debbie MacKinnon, Euan Macleod, Fred Mangan, Rowen Matthews, Tim Moore, Peter O’Doherty, Bernard Ollis, Polixeni Papapetrou, James Powditch, Hugh Ramage, Victor Rubin, Alli Sebastian Wolf, Wendy Sharpe, Tim Storrier, Neil Taylor, Bruce Whatley, Brett Whiteley, James Willebrant, Neil Wilson, and Shona Wilson.