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Pictiúr News

Some updates regarding Pictiúr, the current exhibition featuring 21 leading Irish illustrators including myself). The exhibition recently completed its European Tour (Bolgan, Leuven, Vienna and The European Parliament in Brussels). Here is a short video of the exhibition visiting Vienna: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maqYYvMuIIQ The exhibition will have its Irish premiere in the Autumn in Draíocht in partnership with Fingal Year of Illustration, then to Galway Arts Centre for Baboró Festival before finishing the year in the Irish Museum of Modern Art in…

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Bologna Book Fair 2014

I will be at the Bologna Book Fair from Sunday 22nd of March to Thursday 26 March. http://www.bookfair.bolognafiere.it/en/exhibitors/general-information/885.html I will post my news and photos here in early April 2014

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Bologna Book Fair 2014

Very excited to be going to The Bologna Book Fair on 23rd March. My dummy book is back form the printers and I shall post up picture here soon! The book is called  'Ernest Makes A Dog' and I have created two double page spreads:

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Pictiur at IMMA until 12th January 2014

So proud to be a part of this exhibition at IMMA Oliver Jeffers, An orang-utan to knock down the milkman.., Stuck, HarpersCollins Children's Books, 2011 Pictiúr is an exciting touring exhibition of 21 of Ireland’s leading children’s book illustrators. Co-curated by IMMA’s Education and Community Department and Laureate na nÓg, Niamh Sharkey, the exhibition comprises 42 art pieces, including illustrations from books written in English and Irish. Alongside the artwork will be a selection of videos exploring the world and practice of many…

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Culture Night in My Kitchen 2013

I have 2 sessions on Culture Night 5-6pm and 6-7pm. There are 12 places in each session. 8 are filled in each now so I have only 4 places left in each session! Check in every every day this week to see how the bookings are.   http://www.culturenight.ie/event-quarter/heuston-museum-quarter/

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Opportunities for new children’s book writers!

Irish Children’s Prize This year A. M. Heath are launching their Irish Children’s Prize.  They are looking for a new standout voice in children’s fiction. The Irish Children’s Prize will be judged by Julia Churchill, children’s book agent at A. M. Heath, and David Maybury of Brown Bag Films, Penguin Children’s Books and Inis Magazine editor. Says Julia Churchill: David and I love all sorts of writing for children. The winner could be a 200 word picture book, a sophisticated YA novel, a…

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Mountains to Sea – Get drawn In

    Get Drawn In mountainstosea Literature - 7 Sep at County Hall Tickets €25/€20 Picture Book and Illustration Workshop with Adrienne Geoghegan Are you an aspiring picture book maker or illustrator? Would you like to know more about this craft? During this workshop, experienced teacher and picture book maker, Adrienne Geoghegan will discuss the main components of children’s literature and illustration. You might have some great ideas, but how do you go about writing and illustrating a children’s picture book? Part lecture,…

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