Art & Book Fair
This free event showcases more than 60 local independent and self-published authors, artists and publishers, and features live performances, author readings, cos-play opportunities and much more.
Get a free Hockessin Art & Book Fair bag (first-come, first served while supplies last) and enter for your chance to win books and more throughout the day!
Attendees can meet dozens of regional and local authors and artists who will have works on display and for sale and writers can meet on-site with local publishers. The Hockessin Art & Book Fair features honorary chair Timothy Young.
Timothy Young has had a long career doing all kinds of interesting and fun stuff. He’s been an animator, puppet maker, toy designer, sculptor, art director and graphic designer. His career highlights include being the Head Model-Maker for the Penny cartoons on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, designing and building Muppets for Jim Henson Productions and sculpting the very first Simpsons character toys. He is the author/illustrator of 12 books including I Hate Picture Books!, The Angry Little Puffin and I’m Going To Outer Space!, a recent winner of the Family Choice Award. His newest books are More Creatures and Characters: Drawing Awesomely Wild, Wacky, and Funny Animals and If You Give the Puffin a Muffin. He especially enjoys visiting schools and sharing his books and experiences with students. He lives with his family on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
The Hockessin Art & Book Fair is a collaboration between Hockessin Library, Art Studio, along with the Hockessin Bookshelf, Center for the Creative Arts, The Written Remains Writers Guild, and All Out Monster Revolt