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Ashling Lindsay is an Irish artist and writer from Belfast. She has an MA in Design and a BA in Visual Communication, both from Belfast School of Art. Recent projects include an illustrated biography for the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling series Little People, BIG DREAMS and an ACES award from the Arts Council NI to develop new work.

Ashling’s first authored picturebook, ‘An Unexpected Thing’, publishes in September 2022 and is available to pre-order now. Ashling teaches illustration at Belfast School of Art, is a member of Children’s Books Belfast and the Illustrators Guild of Ireland.

Rep’d by Bright Agency

2020. Honour award for Illustration, Children’s Books Ireland. Winner
2019. Book of the Year, Children’s Books Ireland. Shortlisted
2018. CILIP Kate Greenaway Illustration Medal. Nominated
2018. Cultura New Talent Prize. Winner
2018. Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Shortlisted
2018. Klaus Flugge Illustration Prize. Shortlisted

2018 – 2019. MA Design, Belfast School of Art
2010 – 2013. BA Visual Communication, Belfast School of Art

Illustrated Titles
2023. My Friend, Loonie. Nina LaCour. Candlewick Press
2022. Bright Winter Night, Alli Brydon. Two Lions
2021. Dreams for our Daughters, by Ruth Doyle. Andersen Press
2020. Songs for our Sons, by Ruth Doyle. Andersen Press
2020. Little people, Big Dreams: Alan Turing. Francis Lincoln
2019. River Stories, by Timothy Knapman. Egmont
2019. The Tide, by Clare Helen Welsh. Little Tiger Press
2018. Between Tick and Tock, by Louise Greig. Egmont
2017. The Night Box, by Louise Greig. Egmont

Authored Titles
2022. An Unexpected Thing, Ashling Lindsay. Francis Lincoln

Selected Projects
2022. Elmer’s big Belfast Trail. Artist, painter
2022. Brian Friel, Reimagined. Illustrator in residence at QUB
2019. BookTrust Christmas Appeal. Campaign artist

Publishers; Candlewick Press, Francis Lincoln, Andersen Press, Didier Jeunesse, Gallimard Jeunesse, Hippo Bokforlag, Little Tiger Press, Gerstenberg

© ashling lindsay 2022