LeMieux Galleries is pleased to present an exhibition of original illustrations by Kate Samworth from the new children’s book Liza Jane & the Dragon, written by New York Times best-selling author Laura Lippman. Liza Jane & the Dragon will open with a reception and book signing with both the author and illustrator on Saturday, November 3rd from 5-7 p.m. LeMieux Galleries’ is open Monday-Saturday from 10-5:30. The illustrations will remain on view through November 24th.
Laura Lippman’s picture book debut offers a timely parable about family values, a little girl, and a dragon. She is the award-winning writer of more than twenty crime-fiction novels. She lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her husband, David Simon, and her very smart daughter, Georgia Rae.
Kate Samworth is a painter and illustrator from Maryland. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited around the country and abroad and can be found in the collections of the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the Woodmere Art Museum, the Fundación Lolita Rubial (Uruguay), and the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. Her first book, Aviary Wonders Inc., won the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers in 2014.