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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002
Hours
  • Tues. – Fri. 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm – 5pm

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The Butterfly by Eric Carle

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Carle Honors Past Honorees

Tenth Annual Carle Honors 2015
September 24, 2015
Guastavino's

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Honorees:
Artist: Helen Oxenbury
Angel: The Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University - Represented by Corinna Cotsen and Andrea Immel
Mentor: Neal Porter
Bridge: Joan Bertin

Presenter: David Macaulay

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Auction artists:

  • Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Nick Bruel
  • Eric Carle
  • Tomie dePaola
  • Ed Emberly
  • Brian Floca
  • Marla Frazee
  • Hilary Knight
  • Betsy Lewin
  • Ted Lewin
  • Fred Marcellino
  • Yuyi Morales
  • Helen Oxenbury
  • Antoinette Portis
  • Dan Santat
  • Uri Shulevitz
  • Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Bernard Waber
  • Rosemary Wells
  • Mo Willems
  • Ed Young

Illustration from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrations copyright © 2003 by Helen Oxenbury. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London.

Ninth Annual Carle Honors 2014
September 18, 2014
Guastavino's

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Honorees:
Artist: Jerry Pinkney
Angel: Reach Out and Read - Represented by Brian Gallagher and Dr. Perri Klass
Mentor: Dr. Henrietta Mays Smith
Bridge: Fran├žoise Mouly

Presenters: Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi

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Auction artists:

  • Aaron Becker
  • Eric Carle
  • Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Oliver Jeffers
  • Maira Kalman
  • Jeff Kinney
  • Tom Lichtenheld
  • John Bemelmans Marciano
  • Fran├žoise Mouly
  • Brian Pinkney
  • Jerry Pinkney
  • Richard Scarry
  • Art Spiegelman
  • Erin Stead
  • William Steig
  • Simms Taback
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Garth Williams

Illustration from The Lion and The Mouse (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) © 2009 by Jerry Pinkney. Reproduced with permission.

Eighth Annual Carle Honors 2013
September 26, 2013
Guastavino's

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Honorees/Presenters:
Artist: Chris Van Allsburg - Jon Scieszka
Angel: Lynda Johnson Robb and Carol H. Rasco - Paul O. Zelinsky
Mentor: Phyllis Fogelman Baker - Rosemary Wells
Bridge: Barbara Bader - Roger Sutton

Co-Chairs: Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi

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Auction artists:

  • Eric Carle
  • Richard Egielski
  • Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Tom Feelings
  • Steven Kellogg
  • Jon Klassen
  • David Macaulay
  • Barbara McClintock
  • Barry Moser
  • Jerry Pinkney
  • Susan L. Roth
  • William Steig
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • David Wiesner
  • Rosemary Wells
  • Mo Willems
  • Robert R. Zakanitch

Illustration from The Wreck of the Zephyr [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1983] © 1983 by Chris Van Allsburg. Promised gift of Les and Zora Charles.

Seventh Annual Carle Honors 2012
September 20, 2012
Guastavino's

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Honorees/Presenters:
Artist: Lane Smith – Anita Silvey
Angel: Kent L. Brown, Jr. – Floyd Cooper
Bridge: Christopher Cerf – Mo Willems & Joey Mazzarino
Mentor: Frances Foster – Barbara McClintock & Natalie Merchant

Co-Chairs:
Jules Feiffer and Kate Feiffer
Norton and Jeanne Juster

Auction artists:

  • Eric Carle
  • Floyd Cooper
  • Lucy Cousins
  • Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Boris Kulikov
  • Barbara McClintock
  • Kadir Nelson
  • Sergio Ruzzier
  • Peter Sis
  • Lane Smith
  • David Ezra Stein
  • Gabi Swiatkowska
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Mo Willems
  • Paul O. Zelinsky
  • Lisbeth Zwerger

Sixth Annual Carle Honors 2011
September 22, 2011
Guastavino’s

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Honorees/Presenters:
Artist: Lois Ehlert — Ashley Bryan
Angel: Jeanne Steig — Holly McGhee
Bridge: Karen Nelson Hoyle — Leonard S. Marcus
Mentor: Michael Di Capua — Maurice Sendak

Co-Chairs:
Jerry and Gloria Jean Pinkney
Maurice Sendak
Auction artists:

  • Jon Agee
  • Harry Bliss
  • Etienne Delessert
  • Lois Ehlert
  • Jules Feiffer
  • Steven Kellogg
  • Barbara McClintock
  • Chris Raschka
  • Tomi Ungerer
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Rosemary Wells
  • Eric Carle
  • Tomie dePaola
  • Kadir Nelson
  • Jane Yolen

Litho Artist — Jerry Pinkney

Illustration from Waiting For Wings © 2001 by Lois Ehlert. Reproduced with permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Fifth Annual Carle Honors 2010
September 30, 2010
Guastavino’s

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Honorees/Presenters:
Artist: David Macaulay — Chris Van Allsburg
Angel: Allan and Kendra Daniel — Betsy Pochoda
Bridge: Nancy Schon — Leonard S. Marcus
Mentor: Stephen Mooser & Lin Oliver

Co-Chairs:
Les and Zora Charles
Chris and Lisa Van Allsburg

Auction artists:

  • Eric Carle
  • Raul Colon
  • Pat Cummings
  • Leo and Diane Dillon
  • Denise Fleming
  • Marla Frazee
  • Brian Karas
  • Beth Krommes
  • Jarrett Krosoczka
  • Betsy Lewin
  • Grace Lin
  • David Macaulay
  • Barry Moser
  • Jon J Muth
  • Jerry Pinkney
  • Marjorie Priceman
  • Peter Reynolds
  • Uri Shulevitz
  • Art Spiegelman
  • Bob Staake
  • Dan Yaccarino


Poster Artist — Eric Carle

Illustration from Building Big © 2000 by David Macaulay. Reproduced with permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Fourth Annual Carle Honors 2009
September 24, 2009
Midtown Loft and Terrace

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Honorees/Presenters:
Artist: Alice Provensen — Paul Zelinsky
Angel: Kyle Zimmer — Joan Allen
Bridge: Blouke and Marianne Carus — David Wiesner
Mentor: Walter Lorraine — Susan Meddaugh

Co-Chairs: 
Jon Scieszka 
Jamie Lee Curtis

Auction artists:

  • Molly Bang
  • Eric Carle
  • Bryan Collier
  • Tomie dePaola
  • Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Jane Dyer
  • Maira Kalman
  • David Kirk
  • E. B. Lewis
  • David Macaulay
  • Barbara McClintock
  • Robert Andrew Parker
  • Giselle Potter
  • Alice Provensen
  • Chris Raschka
  • Matthew Reinhart
  • James Stevenson
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Rosemary Wells
  • David Wiesner
  • Ed Young


Poster Artist — Mo Willems

Illustration from Town & Country © 1984 by Alice and Martin Provensen. Reprinted with permission of Random House, Inc.

Third Annual Carle Honors 2008
September 23, 2008
The University Club

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Honorees/Presenters:
Artist: Maurice Sendak — Leonard Marcus 
Angel: Jim and Vanita Oelschlager — Jane Curley
Bridge: Jim Trelease — Barbara Elleman
Mentor: Susan Hirschman — Leonard S. Marcus

Co-Chairs:
Tony Kushner
Gregory Maguire
Twyla Tharp
Chris Van Allsburg
Paul O. Zelinsky

Auction artists:

  • Ashley Bryan
  • Barry Moser
  • Brian Selznick
  • Eric Carle
  • Etienne Delessert
  • Hilary Knight
  • Jane Dyer
  • Jerry Pinkney
  • Kevin Henkes
  • Lois Ehlert
  • Melissa Sweet
  • Mo Willems
  • Mordicai Gerstein
  • Paul O. Zelinsky
  • Petra Mathers
  • Quentin Blake
  • Richard Yarde
  • Robert Sabuda
  • Rosemary Wells
  • Steven Kellogg
  • Tomie dePaola
  • Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Wendell Minor

Illustration from Where the Wild Things Are © 1963 and 1988 by Maurice Sendak

Second Annual Carle Honors 2007
October 2, 2007
The University Club

Honorees:
Artist: Ashley Bryan
Angel: Martin and Lillie Pope 
Bridge: Twila Liggett
Mentor: Margaret McElderry
Presented by: Jane Bayard Curley and Leonard S. Marcus

Inaugural Carle Honors 2006
September 25, 2006
The University Club


Honorees:
Artist: Rosemary Wells
Angel: Helen Bing
Bridge: Morton Schindel
Mentor: Ann Beneduce
Presented by: Jane Bayard Curley and Leonard S. Marcus

 
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