Tales of Nonsense

Tales of Nonsense

Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2016

Exhibited from Saturday 25 February - Sunday 19 March, 2017

This exhibition showcases work by contemporary illustrators who were shortlisted for the 2016 Cheltenham Illustration Awards.

Organised by the University of Gloucestershire, the annual competition attracts entries from around the world and is open to students as well as emerging and established professionals. The exhibition is accompanied by a full colour Annual and focuses on narrative and visual storytelling.

The 2016 theme was 'Tales of Nonsense'. We sing nonsense rhymes to our children, we speak in riddles when we can't face the facts, we hide our deepest mysteries in absurdity... Nonsense attempts to explain the inexplicable and makes us smile when common sense fails.

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