Kitty Crowther opens FILUSTRA

This year, The International Book Fair in Guadalajara (FIL) introduces a new forum for illustration: FILUSTRA. With an ambitious two day program, FILUSTRA presents several interesting illustrators. Among them, Gabriel Pacheco (Mexico) and Arnal Ballester (Spain), both of whom are nominated to the 2011 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Illustration of The town musicians of Bremen by Gabriel Pacheco:

Illustration by Arnal Ballester from the book Chamario, Ediciones Ekaré (2004):

Opening speaker is no other than this year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award recipient: Kitty Crowther. Below is one of her illustrations from the book Scritch Scratch dip clapote! (Pastel).

FILUSTRA opens on the 28th of November in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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