Artwork and Book Exhibitions
This is the Bologna Children’s Book Fair “museum”, showing its exhibitions of books and illustrations to the worldwide community of book professionals and book lovers. In keeping with BCBF’s international breadth, this virtual space will also host future exhibitions created within the framework of other BolognaFiere events.
Illustrators Exhibition 2021
The BCBF flagship event is a unique international showcase for the latest trends in illustration and the perfect forum for spotting new artists talent.
The H.C. Andersen awarded Swiss artist, author of the 2021 Illustrators Annual Cover. A poetic universe able to enchant an audience well beyond any borders
Winner of the International Award for Illustration Bologna Children’s Book Fair - Fundación SM 2019
Jean Mallard and the BCBF Visual Identity Workshop 2021
A rich gallery of Jean’s work and the making-of this year’s visual identity
Italian Excellence. The New Generation of Italian Children’s Illustrators
Third edition of ‘Italian Excellence‘, the international exhibition on the Italian panorama of children’s illustrations.
Jackets Off. Online book covers exhibition
The exhibition looks at the creative journey from start to finish with the cover as its destination. 20 international designers, 60 cover design projects.
Distendere la mano a colorare: Dante nelle figure
On-page illustrations past and present:
a journey through images conceived for young readers.
The “children-spectators” 2021
35 artists, selected within the third edition of the European project ‘Mapping’, explore with their illustrations the relationship between early childhood and the performing arts.
The “children-spectators” 2020
In the framework of the European project “Mapping. A Map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years”, this exhibition features the illustrations of 38 international artsists .
The “children-spectators” 2019
How to capture up - in just one image - the idea of the child spectator through the works of 31 illustrators selected in the first edition of one of the most brilliant initiatives of the European project “Mapping. A Map on the aesthetics of performing arts for early years”.
10 years of the International Award for Illustration
The winners of the prize created by Fundación SM and BCBF to discover, encourage and support new talent in illustration.