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Visiting Ilustrator: Sarah Wilkins

By January 5, 2015No Comments


Sarah Wilkins portraitWhat a wonderful occasion for cultural exchange through the pages of our books at the TIBE 2015. I’m really looking forward to sharing ideas and being inspired by the people I meet there, not to mention getting a chance to discover the many wonders of Taipei…with a sketch book at my side!




Sarah Wilkins is a New Zealand illustrator who lives in Wellington.

Her illustrations show  a unique combination of sharp-eyed visual wit, sophisticated colour and graceful hand-lettering.

Working with acrylic, gouache, pen & ink and computer, Sarah’s whimsical and elegant style has a refreshingly painterly feel. Her illustrations have been featured around the world in books, magazines and advertising campaigns, airports, museums, on buses, murals, in the metro, as well as on bags, cups, toys………the list goes on.

Sarah’s clients include Barnes & Noble, United Airlines, American Express, Pfizer, UNESCO, NYU, Smithsonian, Time Magazine, Yoga Journal, Madame Figaro, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Town & Country and The New York Times.

International awards of recognition for excellence in illustration:

Communication Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, 3×3 Magazine, Print Magazine, Society of Publication Designers.

New Zealand awards: LIANZA Russell Clark Award Winner 2003

NZ Post Children’s Book Awards Finalist 2003

Storylines Notable Book Award 2014

Titles: A Book is a Book (written by Jenny Bornholdt) to be published by Bookman 9th January 2015.

Contact: Jerome Su, Chairman