The Red Shoes: Artist Panel & Book Signing

The Red Shoes: Artist Panel & Book Signing

August 22, 2009

Aug 22, 1:00PM - 3:00PM

AMMO Books and Gallery Nucleus invite you to a reading, artist panel, and signing with THE RED SHOES illustrator Sun Young Yoo.

View original pieces from the book and discuss children's book publishing and the creative process behind THE RED SHOES.  Bring the kids for a reading of the lovely retold fable based on the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale.


The artists exquisite, labor intensive pen and ink drawings are both technically masterful and artistically stunning.  Her lyrical illustrations evoke a magical world.


Reading, discussion, and signing by Sun Young Yoo.


Artist Bio:

Sun Young Yoo graduated Art Center College of Design (ACCD) in Pasadena, California, in the year of 2007 as an Illustration major. Right after graduating, she worked on a book project with AMMO books about a year, and her first book, The Red Shoes was released in November 2008. This book was created after evaluating, interpreting, and sharing thoughts on the story, The Red Shoes, originally written by Hans Christian Andersen. Her work, The Red Shoes, is a contemporary retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic for children as well as adults. She was a selected artist and featured in the American Illustration 27 Annual in 2008. Her book and artworks are also selected as a winner in Print Magazine’s 2009 Regional Design Annual Competition, and won a Gold medal in 3x3 Children’s Book Show 2009. Both Print Magazine’s 2009 Regional Design Annual and the 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 6 are due out in the Fall 2009.



View original work by this artist

in the exhibition Tree House



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