Jayden and Angela Keoghan are a husband and wife creative duo who with their powers combined, run The Picture Garden – an illustration studio based in the beautiful New Zealand countryside. Although they live not far from Antarctica, the clients they work with are based all over the world – Australia, Hong Kong, the UK and Europe. They create illustration for a variety of areas including editorial, advertising and publishing. Jayden steers the ship as Creative Director while Angela the Illustrator draws and creates magic on paper. Her whimsical style which combines a variety of digital and organic media, has seen her win many awards including a Tui for Best Album Cover in the Vodafone NZ music awards. Her illustration is inspired by exploration, travel, nature and a library of vintage children’s books.

Inspector Brunswick - The Case of the Missing Eyebrow - detectable in  Bookshops March 2017

Angela is about to release her first authored and illustrated children's book, published by Tate Publishing, co-written with good friend and creative genius Chris Lam Sam, out March 2017. 

Angela is also a member of the SCBWI - Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.  

Books:

'Inspector Brunswick - The Case of the Missing Eyebrow' - Co-written by Angela Keoghan & Chris Lam Sam, Illustration by Angela Keoghan. Published by TATE Publishing UK. Release date March 2017

'Vet Academy' - Written by Steve Martin. Illustrations by Angela Keoghan. Published by Ivy Kids (Quatro Group) Uk. Release date February 2017

Awards & Acknowledgements:

2016 - 3x3 International Picture Book Show - Merit Award and Honourable Mention.   

           Professional Show - Merit Award and Honourable Mention

2015 - 3x3 International Picture Book 2x Merit Awards and

            Professional Show 2x Honourable Mentions

2015 Shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards in Editorial & Self Initiated Categories 

2014 - 3×3 International Picture Book Show, Merit Award & Honourable Mention  

2014 - Shortlisted for the AOI Awards in Editorial & Design Categories

2013 - 3×3 Annual Picture Book Show – Merit Award             

           3×3 Annual Professional Illustration Show – Merit Award

2012 - Vodafone NZ Music Awards – Best Album Cover - Category Winner, Tui Award

2012 - 3×3 Annual Professional Illustration Show – Merit Award

2011 - Vodafone NZ Music Awards – Best Album Cover – Finalist

Mentions:

Design Assembly - Interview

Creative Digest - Interview

Fancy NZ Design Blog – Interview

Computer Arts Blog

Fishink – Blog