If you’re an art gallery seeking to exhibit book-related art during your town’s literary festival you wouldn’t go far wrong by following the example of Budleigh Salterton’s Brook Gallery.
Instantly recognised and loved by millions Sir Quentin Blake is one of
Blake gained a reputation as a reliable and humorous illustrator of more than 300 children's books by authors including Joan Aiken, Elizabeth Bowen, Nils-Olof Franzén, William Steig, and Dr Seuss and notably Roald Dahl.
Blake was born in 1932 in
His many prizes for illustration include the Eleanor Farjeon Award which he received in November 2012. This annual award administered by Children's
The Brook Gallery’s Sir Quentin Blake exhibition runs from 11 September to 12 October 2013. The Gallery’s opening hours are from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday, and 2.00 - 4.30 pm on Sundays. For more details click on http://www.brookgallery.co.uk
Budleigh Salterton’s 2013 Literary Festival http://www.budlitfest.org.uk takes place from 19-22 September.