Education

2004                 Edinburgh College of Art,  BA (Hons) Visual Communication - Illustration

2000                 Leeds College of Art and Design,  Diploma in Foundation Studies - Art and Design

 

PUBLISHED BOOKS

'One Happy Tiger'

Written and Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Little Tiger Press

 'Abigail'                                    

Written and Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Tiger Tales   

'The Tales of Olga da Polga'

 Written by Michael Bond, illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Oxford University Press (2011)

'Solomon Crocodile'

Written and Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by MacMillan Children's Books (April 2011)

Iris and Isaac' 

Written and Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Little Tiger Press (September 2010)

'Norris, the Bear Who Shared'

Written and Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Little Tiger Press (April 2010)

'Sylvia and Bird'

Written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Little Tiger Press (February 2009)

'Ernest'

Written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by  MacMillan Children's Books (September 2009)

'Sylvia and Bird'

Written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner, Published by Little Tiger Press (February 2009)

'Posy' 

Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, written By Linda Newberry, Published by Orchard Books, London (April 2008)

'Harris Finds His Feet' 

Written and Illustrated By Catherine Rayner, Published By Little Tiger Press, London (April 2008)

 'Augustus and His Smile'

Written and Illustrated By Catherine Rayner, Published By Little Tiger Press, London (April 2006)

 

SELECTED AWARDS

Winner                         CPNB Picture Book of The Year (Netherlands) for 'Solomon Crocodile' 2014

Winner                         UKLA Children's Book Award 2012 for 'Iris and Isaac'

Winner                         Kate Greenaway Medal 2009 for 'Harris Finds His Feet'

Shortlisted                   Dundee City of Discovery Picture Book Award 2007

Shortlisted                   The Norfolk Libraries Children's Book Award 2007

Shortlisted                   "Read It Again!" Cambridgeshire Children's Book Award 2007

Shortlisted                   Royal Mail Scottish Children's book Awards (0-7 category) 2007

Shortlisted                   Kate Greenaway Medal 2006. For outstanding children's picture books.

Winner                         Best New Illustrator, Booktrust Early Years Awards 2006

Shortlisted                   V&A Illustration Awards 2006

Shortlisted                   Child Magazine Best Children's Book Awards 2006

Winner                         Edinburgh College of Art, The Andrew Grant Degree Show Award 2004

Runner-up                   The Macmillan Prize 2004 for Children's Picture Book Illustration

Winner                         The J Sainsbury Award 2000 for A-Level Art

 

 

SELECTED RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2019               Will's Art Warehouse, London

2019               'Sea Salt Breeze & Floral Infusion', Sproson Gallery, St Andrews

2019               Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London

2019               'Drawing Europe Together', The Twelve Star Gallery, European Commission, London

2019                Printmakers Exhibition, The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, Scotland

2018               'Guiding Stars', Sarah Wiseman Gallery, Oxford

2018               'The Garden', Sarah Wiseman Gallery, Oxford

2016               Children's Book Illustration Exhibition, Gallery Twenty-Two, Bristol

2015               Affordable Art Fair (Will's Art Warehouse)

                        'As The Nights Draw In', The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright

                        Mullberry Tree, Swanage, Dorset

                        Spring Show, Sarah Wiseman Gallery, Oxford

                        Moy Mackay Gallery, Peebles (Group Show)

                        Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder

                        Baxters Gallery, Dartmouth

                        Zillah Bell Gallery, North Yorkshire

                        Sarah Wiseman Gallery 'Prickles, Fur and Feathers'

2014                The Market Place Gallery, Olney, Bucks

                        Cut the Mustard Gallery, Langholm

                        Moy Mackay Gallery, Peebles

                        The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkudbright

                        Featured artist, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

                        Edinburgh Printmakers

2010                Flat Cat Gallery, Scottish Borders

2010                Sylvia and Friends, National Gallery of Scotland

2010                Affordable Art Fair, Sarah Wiseman

2008               Whitehouse Gallery (Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway) 'All Creatures Great'

2008               The Illustration Cupboard (London) 'The Best New Illustrators'

2008               Affordable art Fair, Bristol (With Sarah Wiseman Gallery)

2008               Will's Art Warehouse (London) 'Wild'