Dillons at Society of Illustrators

The Society of Illustrators in New York will be hosting an exhibit of the worlds of Leo and Diane Dillon from October 21 through December 20. The Dillons worked as a team, winning the Hugo Award, two Caldecott Medals, two Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. The Society is located at 128 East 63rd Street.

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Obituary: Leo Dillon

Artist Leo Dillon (b.1933) died on May 26. Dillon, along with his wife and collaborator, Diane, won Caldecott medals, Coretta Scott King Awards, Society of Illustrators medals, and many other awards over the course of their career. The Dillons work included covers for the Ace Specials series as well as works from the New Wave in the 60s and 70s. In 1981, their work was collected in The Art of Leo & Diane Dillon. In 1971, the Dillons shared a Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist.