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Artist Talk: Charles Vess
October 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
World-renowned artist and Lynchburg native, Charles Vess, creates detailed, epic, and ethereal fantasy illustrations. His illustrations have been featured in numerous comic books, such as “Marvel,” “DC,” and “Dark Horse,” as well as graphic novels. His work has also appeared in various illustrated science fiction and fantasy books, such as the 2018 release of Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The Books of Earthsea.”
This program is held in conjunction with the 108th Annual Exhibition, “Children’s Book Illustrations: Visual Storytelling” (Sept. 20-Dec.15, 2019), which features illustrations by children’s book artists: Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Larry Day, Douglas Florian and others, as well as a retrospective of illustrations by the current 2019 Caldecott Medal winner, Sophie Blackall.