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Ann Kiernan is an award winning illustrator based in Berlin. She works out of her studio located in the Intelligence Department Studios in the former building of the GDR’s operational and technical sector in Berlin-Alt-Hohenschönhausen.


American Illustration 41 – Chosen Winner

CA Illustration 2022 Awards shortlist.

American Illustration 40 – Selected Winner.

Hiii Illustration 2020 International Competition – Selected Winner.

Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year 2020

Winner of the Illustrated Journalism V&A Award 2020.

Hiii Illustration 2019 International Competition – Selected Winner.

CA Illustration 2020 Awards shortlist.

Social Art Award Book 2019.

World Illustration Awards 2018 Editorial Illustration shortlist.

Cheltenham Illustration Award – Student winner


In conversation with Ann Kiernan, Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year 2020

Creative Boom – Ann Kiernan is crowned Illustrator of the Year in the V&A Illustration Awards for 2020

Artists & Illustrators Magazine, April 2021 – Illustration Special

Museum of Now – Studio Sessions, Ann Kiernan

RTE Culture // A Year Of Crisis – artist Ann Kiernan on illustrating domestic abuse

Irish Independent // ‘We talk a lot about women not being safe outside – but for so many, being at home is the most dangerous place’

Sunday Independent – Drawing battle lines: Illustrator Ann Kiernan on painting and politics

Meath Chronicle – Kells illustrator named winner of prestigious international prize

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