Roisin Swales

Roisin Swales is an illustrator and animator based in Manchester, who graduated in 2016 from Manchester School of Art with a First Class Honours in Illustration with Animation. Her main focus is illustration for children’s picture books, animation and character design. She was the winner of the World Wide Picture Book Illustration Competition in 2015 for her book “Johnny Dolans Cat”. She was also given a “Highly Commended” award from Macmillan Picture Books for her book “Why is Grandad Grumpy?” in 2016 and was part of an exhibition at Foyles in London.