Presented by Annemarie Bilclough, Frederick Warne Curator of Illustration, V&A
Join Annemarie Bilclough, curator of Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature, as she discusses the development of this fascinating new exhibition that explores the life of the beloved children’s author, the places and animals which inspired her stories, and her background as a scientist and conservationist.
About Annemarie Bilclough
Annemarie Bilclough has worked at the V&A for more than twenty years on a variety of projects, from exhibitions on art deco and arts and crafts to small displays on art inspired by maps and botanical illustration. She contributed work on medieval prints for the V&A’s Medieval and Renaissance galleries and on Rembrandt for the Europe 1600–1800 galleries, and was co-curator of the 2017 exhibition Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic. Most recently she co-curated the display Making an Impression: the Art of Relief Printmaking (2019–20) and the Creating Alice section of the 2021 exhibition Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser. She curated Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature in partnership with the National Trust.