How to get involved with Dublin 2019’s collaborative art project.
We have completed our line-up of featured artists, and we couldn’t be more excited! Afua Richardson will join the previously announced Jim Fitzpatrick and Maeve Clancy next August at Dublin 2019. The work of all three will be highlighted in our Art Show, and the artists themselves will appear in the convention programme over the weekend.
As Worldcon 76 closes in San Jose, Dublin 2019 becomes the next Worldcon. Our Chair James Bacon looks forward to what’s in store.
Olivia Golden: Keeping the Complicated Simple By Oisin McGann After a getting a first class honour in Visual Communication at DIT Mountjoy Square, Olivia Golden threw herself into the small, but extremely varied world of commercial illustration in Dublin, producing work for design, advertising, publishing and editorial clients, including the likes of Glaxo Smithkline, Kraft […]
By Oisin McGann Paul Bolger has spent most of his career in the animation and film industry. He started out working on features such as the animated classics The Land Before Time and All Dogs Go To Heaven, and has since designed, written and directed a host of animated and live action projects, including contributing to the […]
Thanks as always to Oisin McGann for this month’s interview! A comic creator on the Irish indie scene, with a Manga-influenced illustration style characterised by flowing lines and movement, Leeann Hamilton also works as a graphic artist on computer games. She studied at the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College and is a graduate […]
This month Oisin McGann interviews Eoin Coveney. Back in the mid-nineties, I was working in an illustration studio in Dublin among a mix of keen amateurs and a few full-time professionals. Eoin Coveney was one of the more experienced guys, already well set on his career. It was a bit of a mental place, but […]
Once again we are indebted to Oisin McGann for this interview with Olwyn Whelan. Though her colourful, eye-catching work is now an ever-present sight on the shelves of bookshops in Ireland, Olwyn Whelan’s long career has stretched across a range of industries. After studying visual communications in Dublin and then illustration in Edinburgh, she started […]
This month, join Oisin McGann as he interviews Denman Rooke. A few years ago, I was asked by Penguin to write two novels for a new online medieval fantasy game that was in development called Kings of the Realm. It was being produced by an Irish company, Digit Games Studios, and I got to visit […]
This month Oisin McGann is joined by Lily Bernard. Back in 2013, Children’s Books Ireland put together an exhibition of the work of Irish children’s book illustrators entitled Pictiúr, which ended up touring parts of Europe before returning to be displayed in the Irish Museum of Modern Art, among other venues. I was familiar with […]