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News for September 2010

Tado / Sheffield Childrens Hospital & The Beighton CAMHS + Folio Update

Tado / Sheffield Childrens Hospital & The Beighton CAMHS + Folio Update

As part of their ongoing relationship with Sheffield Childrens Hospital TADO were recently commissioned to create a series of works specifically for the brand new Beighton Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Unit in Sheffield.The series of 17 A1 pieces by TADO will be hung in the age 10-14 ward and deal with all aspects of rehabilitation and teenage life creating an emotive set of works all featuring familiar local landscapes and environments.A group of characters and scenarios were created based around ideas and input from local kids who were consulted at various stages of the project. The pieces are to be printed on huge sections of MDF and officially unveiled when the new unit opens in October.We've also just updated TADO's portfolio so CLICK CLICK CLICK

New Artist / Oliver Jeffers Joins Début Art

New Artist / Oliver Jeffers Joins Début Art

Début Art are very very very proud, and excited, to announce our newest signing, Mr Oliver Jeffers.Oliver Jeffers makes art. From figurative painting and installation to illustration and picture-book making, Oliver Jeffers work takes many forms. His distinctive oil paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London. A co-founder of the art collective OAR, their exhibitions include 9 days in Belfast, book and the award winning BUILDING.Illustration clients include The Guardian, Orange, Lavazza Coffee, Newsweek International, Her Royal Majesty the Queen of England, and the Irish Times for which he received the Gold Icad Award for Illustration.HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA publish his picture books, including The Incredible Book Eating Boy and The Great Paper Caper. Picture Book awards include the Smarties Award, Irish Book of the Year, and The Blue Peter Book of the Year, as well as shortlists for the British Book of the Year, and...