Live from Prairie Lights | Claudia McGehee's Iowa River Frost Fair
Dec 9, 2023
15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Please join us from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Claudia McGehee's Iowa River Frost Fair (an event in name inspired by medieval artisan fairs held on the frozen river Thames in London, home to Claudia’s ancestors!). Iowa City based Illustrator/Author Claudia will sign her new 2024 Engagement Calendars, copies of her beloved illustrated books, and we will have lots of her new holiday cards and prints on hand! All who stop by will receive a small Frost Fair paper gift.
Claudia McGehee is a local artist and author/ illustrator of numerous award-winning picture books. She works in scratchboard, a unique medium that celebrates nature and story with lively, woodcut-like lines. Her titles include My Wilderness, an Alaskan Adventure, A Tallgrass Prairie Alphabet, North Woods Girl by Aimee Bissonette, Creekfinding: A True Story by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, and Begin With A Bee by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. Claudia lives in Iowa City with her family.
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