Synopsis: Harry Devlin (1918-2001) enjoyed a prolific and successful career as an artist, illustrator, and cartoonist. Beginning in the 1960s and in collaboration with his wife Dorothy Wende, Devlin produced more than twenty children’s books. On view July 2, 2016 - June 25, 2017 (museum closed in August)
Start Time: Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:00 AM
End Time: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Location: Voorhees Hall / Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: Free
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
Category: Art
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Contact Name: Theresa Watson
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Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Additional Information: Devlin played a critical role in the establishment of the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature and the subsequent collection of original illustrations for children’s literature at the Zimmerli Art Museum. This exhibition features illustrations for the books The Knobby Boys to the Rescue (1965) and How Fletcher Was Hatched (1969), both stories of animals forming unusual friendships to help a fellow creature in need. Organized by Christine Giviskos, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and European Art Open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. To schedule a class or group tour Tuesday through Sunday, please contact the Education Department ( at least two weeks in advance.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families