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The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Connecticut. UConn was founded in 1881 and is a Land Grant and Sea Grant college & member of the Space Grant Consortium. The university serves more than 30,000 students on its six campuses, including more than 8,000 graduate students in multiple programs.

Brian and Wendy Froud on Faeries, October 9 at 6 p.m.


ortraits, drawings, studies and tales of those mysterious creatures, fairies, fill the pages of Brian Froud’s Faeries’ Tales by Brian and Wendy Froud. We meet individual fairies and learn their stories. Following their popular book TrollsFaeries’ brings readers into the depths of the mysterious and enchanting realm of these intriguing beings. Brian Froud, a renowned British artist, has created some of the most respected and highly acknowledged mythic artwork of our time. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork. Wendy Froud is an American (born in Detroit) who is a doll artist, sculptor, and puppet-maker, best known for her work creating creatures for the Jim Henson films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, as well as her work on the Star Wars series, for which she was the fabricator of Yoda. The Frouds live in Devon, England. Bart Roccoberton, the Director of the Puppet Arts Program at UConn writes, “Brian and Wendy Froud have inspired the Puppet Arts, internationally, since the mid-1970s with their imaginations and creativity.”

Please call 860-486-8525 to reserve a seat.

RECEPTION at 5:30 p.m.

TALK: 6:00 p.m.

BOOKSIGNING immediately following


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