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Some Illustrator! Pictures by Melissa Sweet

Irving Arts Center

This exhibition features original works of art created by acclaimed author and illustrator, Melissa Sweet. Sweet has illustrated over 100 books and is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor in 2009 for A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and in 2015 for The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus both by author Jen Bryant. As an author, Sweet has written four books; her most recent, Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White garnered two nonfiction awards: the 2017 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award and a Boston Horn Globe Book honor. Sweet's illustrations combine watercolor, mixed media and collage, often incorporating wood, hardware, vintage office supplies, wallpaper, fabric and text into the composition, inviting careful inspection by the reader/viewer and rewarding us with enchanting and insightful connections to the subject matter.



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