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Art enthusiasts are encouraged to visit the Margaret River Library this September to view original watercolour and ink paintings by local teacher Sally Fawcett.
The author and illustrator of picture books ‘What could it be?’ and ‘Through the gate’, is well known locally for winning the 2017 Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival Art Competition.
She also took out the Peoples’ Choice Award at the 2017 Margaret River Independent School Annual Art Auction with her original artwork called ‘Bubbles’, a print of which will be part of library exhibition.
Shire of Augusta Margaret River Library Operations Coordinator Kerry Darnell said Sally’s artworks portray everyday whimsy in an illustration style to suit all ages. 
“Sally is self-taught through experimentation and lots of practise,” she said.
“Five years ago Sally got the ‘creating bug’ and hasn’t stopped since.
“It started with paper collage, then moved to pencil, then ink and more recently watercolour. 
Sally helps to run an online illustration group called 52 Week Illustration Challenge.  This group inspired and encouraged her to develop a style that is uniquely her own. 
She also reviews books for Kids Book Review, an online blog.
The exhibition will be showing in the Cocoon Gallery, which is situated in the main entrance to the Margaret River Library on Fearn Ave, Margaret River.
For more information please contact Sally Fawcett at sallynfawcett@yahoo.com.au or on 0410 152 136.

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