I'm a Visual Development Artist and Illustrator with over eight years experience in animation and cinematography. I have a BA Hons. Degree in Animation and have worked in various roles from Art Director, Background Artist, Concept Artist and 2D Character Rigging Artist'. 
Notable roles include; Lead Background Artist on 'Alva's World' (RTE Jnr.) Art Director on 'Franklin and Ghost' (Source Point Press), Background Artist on 'Micronauts' (Hasbro), Background Artist and 2D Toon Boom Rigger on 'Wander Over Yonder' (Disney XD), Background Artist on 'Danger Mouse' (CBBC), Background Artist on 'Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja' (Disney XD) and 2D Celaction Rigger on 'Kiva Can Do' (RTE Jnr. and Nick Jnr.)
My strengths include colour design, environmental design and illustration and in my spare time I like to work on short animation and illustration projects. 
My most recent collaborations include '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, a collaboration with Joseph Gordon-Levitt through HitRecord and I was part of the 'Self Portrait' exhibition for Animest;Animated Women in Romania where my piece was later shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards.
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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