Oliver Jeffers is an artist and author working in painting, bookmaking, illustration, collage, performance and sculpture. Curiosity and humour are underlying themes throughout his practice as an artist and storyteller. Jeffers’ critically acclaimed picture books have been translated into over forty languages, selling over ten million copies worldwide. His original artwork has been exhibited at New York’s Brooklyn Museum, Dublin’s Irish Museum of Modern Art, London’s National Portrait Gallery and Vienna’s Palais Auersperg.
Jeffers has received numerous awards, including a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books Award, Bologna Rigazzi Award, an Irish Book Award, and a UK Literary Association Award. He grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland; he currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
From the Journal
Oliver Jeffers: It’s All a Story