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Call For Entries: Small Tales: Works Inspired by Beatrix Potter
Cottonwood Center for the Arts seeks entries for its upcoming show, Small Tales, works inspired by Beatrix Potter, an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her books such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Artists’ works should avoid imitation of Potter, but take inspiration from fairy tales, fantasy, or personal stories important to the artist, should include an illustrative quality, and speak to the storytelling nature of Potter’s illustrations.
Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her books for children featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Potter’s artistic and literary interests were deeply influenced by fairies, fairy tales, and fantasy as well as a love of landscape, flora, and fauna, all of which she closely observed and painted. She studied book illustration from a young age and developed her own tastes, first choosing to illustrateView more
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