Online talk on artist and author

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Island Readers & Writers will host a virtual presentation on the children’s books of Dahlov Ipcar on Wednesday, May 12, from 4-5 p.m.

The speaker will be Carl Little, author of “The Art of Dahlov Ipcar.” He will present “Dahlov Ipcar: Portrait of an Animated Artist,” on the Maine artist’s life and creative pursuits, with a special focus on her children’s books.

Little is the author of more than 30 art books, including “The Watercolors of John Singer Sargent” and “Edward Hopper’s New England.” His book “Eric Hopkins: Above and Beyond” won the first John Cole Prize from the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance in 2012. He edited his brother David Little’s “Art of Katahdin” and co-authored with him “Art of Acadia” and “Paintings of Portland.”

Island Readers & Writers is a nonprofit organization that brings children’s books authors and illustrators to schools and communities on Mount Desert Island, in Washington County and on coastal and outer islands. Pre-registration for this event is required.

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