Saturday, August 18, 201811:00AM - Sunday, November 25, 20185:00PM
At Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, located at 129 North Main Street in Farmville, VA.
Organized by LCVA
LeUyen Pham (but you can call her “Win”) is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 100 books for children. In addition to being the The New York Times bestselling illustrator of Julianne Moore's picture book series, Freckleface Strawberry, Kelly DiPucchio's picture book Grace for President, and Shannon and Dean Hale's middle grade series Princess in Black, LeUyen is also the illustrator of God's Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Twenty-One Elephants by Phil Bildner, the Vampirina Ballerina picture book series by Anne Marie Pace, and The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman. LeUyen is the author and illustrator of Big Sister Little Sister, There's No Such Thing as Little, A Piece of Cake, All the Things I Love About You, and The Bear Who Wasn't There. She is also the co-creator, along with Shannon Hale, of the groundbreaking graphic memoir Real Friends.
Born in Vietnam, LeUyen and her family fled the country on the second-to-last transport out of Saigon in the final days of the Vietnam War. She studied illustration at The Art Center College of Design, and for a short period of time worked at DreamWorks Animation as a layout artist before turning to illustration full time.
This exhibition is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grant impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.
On View: August 18-November 25th
LCVA is open Monday through Saturday, 11am-5pm and Sunday 1-5pm.
Reception with the artist, October 19th 5:30-8:00pm