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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.

Ann has been awarded the Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year 2020 and the Winner of the Illustrated Journalism V&A Award 2020. Her work was selected as a winning illustration in the Hiii Illustration 2019 International Competition and will be on exhibition in China in 2021. She shortlisted in the CA Illustration 2020 Awards editorial category and selected for the Social Art Award Book 2019. Ann’s work was shortlisted in the editorial category for the World Illustration Awards in 2018 & highly commended in the Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2018.


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

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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