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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’, published in 2022 and is available in all book stores now. Ashling teaches illustration at Belfast School of Art. 

Rep’d by Bright Agency


Selected Projects
2022. Elmer Trail. Artist, painter
2022. Brian Friel, Reimagined. Artist in residence QUB
2019. BookTrust Christmas Appeal. Campaign Artist

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



Authored Titles
2024. The Other Side of the Valley, Ashling Lindsay. Francis Lincoln
2022. An Unexpected Thing, Ashling Lindsay. Francis Lincoln

Illustrated Titles
2024. The Dog who Danced on the Moon. John Boyne. Puffin
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. Harper Collins
2019. The Tide, by Clare Helen Welsh. Little Tiger Press
2018. Between Tick and Tock, by Louise Greig. Harper Collins
2017. The Night Box, by Louise Greig. Harper Collins

Awards
2023. Academy of British Book Design Award (ABCD) Shortlist
2021. Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary
2020. Honour award for Illustration, Children’s Books Ireland. Winner
2019. Book of the Year, Children’s Books Ireland. Shortlist
2019. ACES Award for Literature, ACNI
2018. CILIP Kate Greenaway Illustration Medal. Nomination
2018. Cultura New Talent Prize. Winner
2018. Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Shortlist
2018. Klaus Flugge Illustration Prize. Shortlist

Exhibitions
2023. Biennial of Illustration. Bratislava
2021. Biennial of Illustration. Bratislava


Publishers; Candlewick Press, Walker Books, Puffin, Harper Collins, Francis Lincoln, Andersen Press

© ashling lindsay 2024