Monday, November 1, 2010

Governor General's Literary Awards 2010 - Renata Liwska

ACAD alumni and faculty member Renata Liwska is a finalist for this years Governor General's Awards in the category of children's literature - illustration. She is nominated for The Quiet Book written by Deborah Underwood which debuted last spring at #5 on the New York Times Bestseller List and was on the list for 13 weeks. She was also recently awarded a gold medal from the prestigious Society of Illustrators in New York where she took the top prize in "The Original Art" an exhibit celebrating the fine art of children's book illustration, which is on display at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in New York City from October 20 through November 24, 2010.