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The Story of Hanukkah

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Detail from The Story of Hanukkah © Courtesy of the artist & Danforth Museum of Art
The Story of Hanukkah

123 Union Avenue
Framingham , MA 01702-8291
November 16th, 2011 - January 15th, 2012
Opening: December 2nd, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.danforthmuseum.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
PHONE:  
508.620.0050
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Thu,Sun 12-5; Fri-Sat10-5
TAGS:  
Illustration

DESCRIPTION

About the Exhibit

Weber’s work was featured in the recent Danforth exhibition of children’s book illustration Picture This! The exhibition, The Story of Hanukkah, will include Weber’s original artwork used to illustrate her most recent publication.

About the Artist

Jill Weber is a children's book illustrator and designer, who has published with many major publishers. She began her education at Rhode Island School of Design and completed her BFA at The New Hampshire Institute of Art, where she now teaches illustration. Jill collaborated with author Julie Salamon on The Christmas Tree, a New York Times Bestseller which sold in twelve foreign countries. Jill has illustrated many picture books, including; Christmas Tree Farm (Holiday House 2006), written by Ann Purmell, a Jr. Library Guild Selection and a New York Times Christmas pick in 2006. Even Higher: A Rosh Hashanah Story (Holiday House 2009) and The Story of Esther: A Purim Tale (Holiday House 2011) written by esteemed author Eric Kimmel, were both PJ Library selections. The Story of Hanukkah (Holiday House 2011) by David Adler, is Jill's most recent title. Jill and her husband Frank live on Frajil Farms in New Hampshire.