Leigh Hobbs: Characters from the drawing board

Exhibition and Shows

21 Aug 2021 to 15 Jan 2022 Once Only Event

Australian artist and author Leigh Hobbs is best known for the many children’s books he has written and illustrated featuring his characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Mr Chicken, Fiona the Pig, Mr Badger and the FREAKS in 4F. In 2019 he was honoured by Australia Post with a stamp as an ‘Australian Legend of Children’s Literature’. He was the 2016 – 2017 Australian Children’s Laureate. This exhibition takes a closer look at Leigh Hobbs, his art and the development of his famous characters. It includes giclee prints, original illustrations and treasures from Leigh’s studio including original sketches, sketch books and art materials

Event Dates

Once Only Event

21 Aug 2021 to 15 Jan 2022

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