iro

 
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I am an author-illustrator based in London.
I graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2008.
Alongside my image-based narrative books, I write and illustrate books for children,
collaborate with other artists and work with illustration commissions.
I am a lecturer on the BA & MA illustration courses at UCA Farnham.
 
 
Awards:
2017 Research Fund Award-UCA/ 2017 Tipperary Artists' Award for Yappo
The Folio Society & House of Illustration Book Illustration Competition 2012 finalist/
MAN Group drawing Prize-RCA/ Oberon Book Illustration Awards-RCA
 
 
Shows and events:
Yappo Book launch & Exhibition-The Poetry Society, London/
Shaping the View-7th international Illustration Symposium, Edinburgh Collegre of Art/
All things Animal-Boston Children's Museum, MA/
Pages-Leeds contemporary Artist's book fair/ ELCAF-The Laundry/
Activating the Archive-Banner repeater&Hackney Archives/ Bristol Artists Book event/
ELCAF-Oval space/ Pick-Me-Up-Comms Bureau, Somerset House, London/
Stories on paper-New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham/
The Fucntion of Folk-Ethnographic Museum Krakow/ ZineFest-the Women's Library/
The Magic Theatre-2nd Illustration & Writing Symposium-MMU, Manchester/
Allotments-Swartz Gallery/ PoCom-ICA/ Edge Of Life-Bath International Music Festival/
We Came to Take your Jobs Away-Slovenia/Illustrating Andersen-Bologna Children's Bookfair/
Supertoon International animation festival, Sibenik, Croatia/ Animafest, Zagreb, Croatia
 
Yappo is currently stocked in: Gosh!Comics, Foyles, Whitechapel Gallery Bookshop