Olivia Lomenech Gill, born in 1974, living and working in Northumberland


2016 May'The Monstrous Child' by Francesca Simon, cover and inside artwork, published by Faber.
2015 Oct'The Bonniest Companie' - cover artwork for new collection of poems by Kathleen Jamie, published by Picador
2014 Dec'Horse' - artwork for limited edition book by Katrina Porteous, published by Windmillsteads Books
2014 Oct'Over The Hills & Far Away', by Elizabeth Hammill for Seven Stories, published by Francis Lincoln, contributor
2013 Sept'War Horse - Only Remembered' - original artwork commissioned for Michael Morpurgo & John Tams concert with Egmont
2013 April'Les Va Nu Pieds' - commission for Oundle Music Festival
2012 Dec'What Are They Like?' - House of Illustration at Sotheby's, exhibition & auction
2012 Sept'Where My Wellies Take Me...' Illustration commission for the writer Michael Morpurgo and Templar Publishing. Publication September 2012. Winner of the English Association 7-11 Picture Book Award 2013.
2012 Jul'Hatchling' - artwork for new album by Emily Portman
1999'The Bone Room' - by Judith Adams, Young Vic Theatre, original artwork
1998'Mary Stuart' - by Dacia Maraini, Finborough Theatre, original artwork

solo shows

2014With New Won Eyes – Mount House Gallery, Marlborough, Wiltshire
2014'War Horse', Summerhall, Edinburgh
2012New work, Illustration Cupboard, St. James, London
2009New work, Duncan Campbell Fine Art, Kensington, London
2007Hommage, Tresanton Music Festival, Cornwall
The Art Of Surrender, Duncan Campbell Fine Art, London
2004Notes d’un Mariage en Exil, Egg, London
2001The Subjects of a City Somewhere, R.K. Burt Gallery, London
1995An Eastern I, Mount House Gallery, Marlborough

selected group shows

2016 London Art Fair, Rollo Campbell Fine Art
201525th International Biennale of Illustation, BIBIANA, Bratislava
2015-16'Over The Hills & Far Away', Seven Stories, Newcastle
2014-15'Illustration & Inspiration', The Granary, Dewars Lane,
Berwick upon Tweed.
2013-14Josie Eastwood Fine Art, Hampshire
2013-14Stone Wall Gallery , Duns, Scottish Borders
2013'What Are They Like?' - House of Illustration/Sotheby's
2012Bite: Artists Making Prints, Mall Galleries, London
2010Salon des Petits Formats – Societe des Beaux-Arts, Lorient, France
2006-9London Original Print Fair - Catherine Hodgkinson Fine Art
London Art Fair - Catherine Hodgkinson Fine Art
20/21 British Art Fair, London - Catherine Hodgkinson Fine Art
Art London - Four Square Fine Arts
2006Art is Why I get Up in the Morning - Ryder Street Gallery, London
2003-06C20th British Art Fair, London - Gordon Hepworth / Catherine Hodgkinson
2001 / 06Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2001-03National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
1999The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

selected collaborations

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2015Bratislava International Biennale of Illustration, 'Where My Wellies Take Me...', nominated
2014Kate Greenaway Medal, 'Where My Wellies Take Me...', shortlist
2013English Association 7-11 Picture Book Award, winner
2012John Purcell Award for Printmaking
2002St Cuthbert Paper Mills Award for Printmaking
2001Joseph Webb Commemorative Award for Printmaking
2001Fabriano Award for Printmaking


2000-01Camberwell College of Arts, London - MA in Printmaking
1993-96Hull University – 1st class BA Hons Drama

articles & publications

2007 OctMum’s the word – Rosanna Greenstreet ‘The Independent’, 3rd Oct.
2006 NovArtists in Britain Since 1945 – David Buckman 2006
2005 NovLost & Found – Living Etc., November Issue 2005
2004 DecTotal Ellipse – Fiona MacLeod, ‘The Independent Magazine’ 11.12.2004
2002 DecTransport Of Delight Printmaking Today, December 2002, Vol. 11