I'm a Visual Development Artist and Illustrator with over nine years experience in Animation and Illustration. My recent work - 'Hidden World' and 'Púca/Ghost have been Shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards - 2023.
I have a BA Hons. Degree in Animation and have worked in various roles from Art Director, Lead Background Artist, Concept Artist and 2D Character Rigging Artist'. 
Notable roles include;  Art Director on 'Franklin and Ghost' (Source Point Press), Lead Background Artist on 'Alva's World' (RTE) Background Artist on 'Micronauts' (Hasbro), Background Artist on 'Wander Over Yonder' (Disney XD) and Background Artist on 'Danger Mouse' (CBBC) 
My strengths include Illustration, colour design, Animation and environmental design and in my spare time I like to work on short animation and illustration projects. 
My most recent collaborations include - 'Self Portrait' an exhibition for Animest;Animated Women in Romania where my piece was later Shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards - 2022. 'A Fine Line' project for the Linenhall Arts Centre with Nidhi Zack/ Aria Eipe. Design work for the 'Play it Forward Pilot Fellowships Programme,' an Arts Council - funded initiative organised by The Stinging Fly and Skein Press and a collaboration with Joseph Gordon-Levitt through HitRecord.
If you have a project you would like to collaborate on please don't hesitate to contact me: sarahhanahwalsh@gmail.com 
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