Tea Cozies and Pressed Nosies:
A Faery Tea ~ Celebrating Brian & Wendy Froud’s new book:
* The Pressed Faery Journal of Madeline Cottington *
With Original Paintings by Brian Froud
Tea Time: Saturday, October 1st
Froud Prize for Best Hat!
Exhibiting September 27th thru October 23rd
The Fernie Brae Gallery
4035 Se Hawthorne Blvd
Renowned artist/author duo Brian and Wendy Froud present, for the first time, the backstory of Cottington Hall and its intriguing inhabitants: the Cottington family and the faeries living among them. The rise and fall of this eccentric British family gives us humorous, and sometimes tragic, glimpses into how the Cottingtons became inexorably entwined with the faeries during the late 19th and 20th centuries. When a descendant, Maddi, visits the Cottingtons s dilapidated hall, she finds herself caught up in a story of intrigue and mystery. While reading the letters and journals of her ancestors and discovering a wealth of inventions aimed at allowing humans to visit the fairy realm unharmed, Maddi slowly becomes aware of the faeries and their world.
Enjoy paintings from the original book, Lady Cottington's Pressed Faeries, as well as other pieces from the Froud family for sale and on display.
All Ages *~*Free Admission