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Sara Ogilvie

Sara Ogilvie Biography

About Sara Ogilvie
Sara was born in Edinburgh and lives in Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK. She is represented by NB Illustration Agency. Sara studied illustration and printmaking at Edinburgh College of Art where she received a BA Hons and a PG diploma. In the early 2000s Sara was an artist and lecturer at Minneapolis School of Art and Design, USA and more recently she has spent time at Malaspina Printmakers in Vancouver, Canada.

What Sara Ogilvie does…
Sara is an illustrator and printmaker who enjoys the challenge of a wide range of subjects. She is inspired by anything from old wives tales and household appliances, to street life, trying to spell sounds, second-hand bookshops and pedestrian oddballs – the stranger the better! Sara’s beautiful illustrations have been used in children’s picture books, and is able to turn her hand to many other diverse design and advertising projects and editorial illustration.

Who Sara Ogilvie does it for…
As an illustrator Sara’s creations have included editorial illustrations, images for design projects, book covers, children’s picture book illustrations and advertising campaigns. Recent publications include ‘The Detective Dog’ written by Julia Donaldson. She has also worked on several children’s books by Anna Kemp including ‘Dogs Don’t Do Ballet’, ‘The Worst Princess’ and ‘Sir Lilypad’ as well as the ‘Storey Street novel’ series by Phil Earle. As a printmaker her screen prints and lithographs have been exhibited across the UK and abroad, including USA, Canada, Poland, Japan, Korea and France. She has won many awards for her work.

Some of Sara Ogilvie’s recent clients include…
Alnwick Gardens, Armadillo Creative, Canongate Publishing, Caseroom Press, Cravens Advertising, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh City Arts Centre, Illustrated London News, Macmillan Children’s Books, NB Illustration, Northern Rock, Orion Children’s Books, Polygon Publishing,PR Week, Risk Magazine, Simon and Schuster Children’s Books, Statex Print and Waterstones.

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