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Siobhan in her Studio at The Bluecoat, Art Gallery & Art Centre Liverpool, U.K.

ABOUT

Siobhan Harrison is an Illustrator and founder of Siobhan at april rose, artwork for License and product for retail. Vintage inspired images give a modern twist on nostalgic for this a quintessentially British brand.

 

Illustrator for Product and License. Award Winner CRAFT AWARDS 2015.
Shortlisted for GIFT OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020 in two categories. FINALIST for LICENSE THIS, Licensing Industry Competition / Award 2020 Character and Animation category.


 

Siobhan supplies Licensed artwork to Global clients for different product areas.

 

Siobhan has supplied many best selling Paper Craft collections Licensed to leading Craft company Trimcraft. Siobhan's artwork has been supplied to Trimcraft, Immediate Media Magazines, Karto Finland and currently Joe Davies.

Siobhan regularly works with Immediate Media's World of Cross Stitching magazine and Cross Stitch Crazy in a License capacity.

Companies Siobhan has collaborated with in an Illustration/ Design capacity include Marks & Spencer, W.H.Smiths, Next, Hallmark, Magi Design, Grass Roots International, Cancer Research, Card Connection, and Liberty of London. Siobhan worked in house for Marks & Spencer's for several years as an Illustrator and Design Manager working for their Greeting Card and Stationery departments in London.

Siobhan has worked as an Illustrator for Childrens Books having illustrated over twenty five titles.

Siobhan has a B.A Hons in Fashion and Textile Design and has worked in the Textile Industry both in the U.K and in New York.

            

            EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

Siobhan at april rose products are designed in the U.K from Siobhan's studio at The Bluecoat

Art Gallery and Art Centre a Heritage building in the heart of Liverpool, U.K.

 

Jan 2015 Award Winner The British Craft Awards for Licensed artwork.

August 2015 saw the launch of six Siobhan at April Rose digital craft kits on the Create and Craft channel.

Oct 2016 Siobhan was invited to demonstrate artwork and show products at British Week in Hakata and Osaka, Japan.

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EXHIBITIONS 2018

Jan 2018 Scotland's Trade Fair Spring.

 

March/April 2018 Siobhan exhibited original artwork in the 'Painting with Words' Exhibition at The Willow Gallery, Oswestry, Shropshire.

 

June 2018 Progressive Greetings Live,Business Design Centre, Islington, London.

November 2018

Koffin Project Liverpool Biennial with Gina Czarnecki.

Exhibition Liverpool Oratory part of DaDa Fest November 2018/ Liverpool Biennial

Exhibition runs 2nd-18th November.

 

Oct-November 2018 Shanghai Visit and Liverpool Twin City Project

 

A Project to celebrate twenty years of Liverpool and Shanghai as twin Cities.

Siobhan was invited to take part in World Cities Day in Liverpool and Shanghai.

Artwork commissioned Illustrated Heritage Buildings from both Cities.

Celebrating the buildings and Architecture of both cities with an Illustrator Artist exchange/visit.

Artwork was shown at the Launching Celebration of 20 Year Anniversary between Shanghai and

Liverpool Twin Cities Oct 2018 St.Georges Hall Liverpool & Liverpool Central Library.

 

EXHIBITIONS 2019

June 2019 Progressive Greetings Live Trade Show/Exhibition

Business Design Centre London, Islington.

Dec 2019 Siobhan was invited to take part in Business of Design Week Hong Kong.

2020

Feb 2020 Shortlisted for GIFT of THE YEAR in two categories.

Sep 2020 Shortlisted for LICENSE THIS, Licensing Industry Competition/ Award Character and Animation category.

2021

Exhibited at Brand License LONDON

2022

Exhibited at Giving and Living Exeter

 

 

 

 

                                                                         AWARDS

 

                                                                  

 

                                                                

 

                                                                

                                       THE BRITISH CRAFTS AWARDS WINNER 2015

                            

                      SHORTLISTED FOR GIFT OF THE YEAR 2020 IN TWO CATEGORIES

                              

                          FINALIST FOR LICENSE THIS, BRAND LICENSE LONDON 2020

                                    

                                   CHARACTER AND ANIMATION CATEGORY SEP 2020

                                                   

                                

 

 

 

                                                                        TELEVISION

 

                                                     

 

             FEATURED ON CREATE AND CRAFT T.V.FOR LICENSED ARTWORK FOR CRAFT RANGES

                   

                         FEATURED ON JAPANESE T.V. FOR BRITISH WEEK IN OSAKA 2016

                                                                                                                              

 

 

                                                                             

 

 

In the Studio at The Bluecoat
Current Exhibition, Willow Gallery
The Bluecoat Art Centre
The Bluecoat Art Centre
The Bluecoat Art Centre
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