Category Archives: Olivia Lomenech Gill

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Saltire Society Book of the Year

Many congratulations to Kathleen Jamie whose book, The Bonniest Companie, has won the 2016 award. I’m sure the cover, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill, played a part in that. Here it is, in Creative Scotland. Wonderful for the prize to … Continue reading

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Olivia Lomenech Gill at Seven Stories

Olivia has a new exhibition at Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, in Newcastle. Michael Morpurgo has donated his archive to the centre, and this current show is to celebrate that gift. It includes Olivia’s War Horse Concert … Continue reading

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Olivia Lomenech Gill’s work for Faber

Olivia produced the cover illustration and some beautiful etchings to be used as backgrounds for initial capital letters in the new book by Francesca Simon, The Monstrous Child.

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The Bonniest Companie

Olivia Lomenech Gill has illustrated the cover of a book of poetry by Kathleen Jamie for Picador. Living and working on the Scottish borders, this subject matter and the mood came very naturally to her.

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A blind auction of children’s drawings

In association with her exhibition last week, Olivia Lomenech Gill asked local school children in Northumberland to produce drawings to commemorate the beginning of the Great War. With their work (and their agreement) she’s now organising a silent auction to … Continue reading

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Olivia Lomenech Gill’s exhibition in Marlborough

Olivia has been invited by Marlborough College to show a body of work to commemorate the beginning of The Great War. This has great significance to the college as a total of 749 of their boys and men were lost … Continue reading

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Where My Wellies Take Me

This beautiful and evocative book of poems describing a childhood walk through rural England is now out in paperback. Conceived and written by Michael and Clare Morpurgo, it’s illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill partly with her own etchings and drawings and … Continue reading

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The Art of War Horse

Olivia Lomenech Gill will be showing her work at the Illustration Cupboard in London from 8th August 2014 in a mixed exhibition to commemorate the beginning of The Great War.  Michael Morpurgo will open the show which will include other … Continue reading

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Kate Greenaway film and shadowing site

Olivia Lomenech Gill, shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for her book, Where My Wellies Take Me, has been interviewed on film in her studio. The book is written as if it’s a child’s sketchbook so Olivia had to remember how … Continue reading

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Olivia Lomenech Gill at Summerhall

An exhibition of paintings, etchings and bronzes associated with Olivia’s interest in the commemoration of the First World War and The King’s Troop will be shown in association with the Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival in Edinburgh from 2nd May. Prints … Continue reading

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