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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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5th Anniversary of Visual Art Boot Camps

I designed Visual Art Boot Camps in July 2008, and began teaching them in October 2008 at Independent Colleges, Dublin. I moved from there in 2009 to the beautiful Garden Art Room of the Carmelite Centre on Aungier Street, a stones' throw from Stephen's Green. This month I am celebration our 5th anniversary with a competition! See below!!

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WIN A PLACE ON ONE OF MY COURSES!

I am offering one FREE place on my courses starting in early October. Value €1,100 All you have to do is: 1. Like and share my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/visualartbootcamps 2. Submit a and b below  to my email: adriennegeoghegan@gmail.com a. One of your best illustrations, and say what article/piece/book it was intended for (published or self promotional pieces ar fine) AND b. Create one illustration for a children's picture book with an extract from the book, your own story, no more…

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