Hello! My name is Béibhínn McCarthy. I am an Illustrator and Designer based in Dublin.
Armed with a first class honours degree in Illustration from the National College of Art and Design, my little kitten Mika, and many mugs of coffee I am ready and available for freelance Illustration projects from editorial to children's books. I also have a keen interest in the world of animation and would love to explore design for animation, in particular visual development and background design, so if you have any projects like this send them my way! Please feel free to get in touch, even if it's just for a chat. My email is beibhinnmcc@gmail.com
Some People I've Worked With:
The Irish Times Magazine, The Ticket -STAND Student Festival- Fatti Burke - Tribes Press - The Art Shop - Ubumba Jewellery - Creatives Against Covid 19 - Mac Group Construction - Social Anxiety Ireland - Fighting Words - Jigsaw: Young Mental Health Charity - OrbScreen - Audi International Film Festival 2018 
Two Projects shortlisted for the IDI Graduate Awards 2020 - One Commended
Third Place Winner Pixarra Digital Art Competition 2020 

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Published Works:
2021 You were once full of imagination series published in Art Hole Magazine Issue 15
2021 Cover art for single Randy's Song by Dublin based band Fizzy Orange 
2021 Topophobia illustration series published in Art Hole Magazine Issue 12
2021 Northern Ireland: Our Food, Our Story written by Vanessa B. Woods BSc PHd
2020 Poster with CreativesAgainstCovid19 charity collective - Used in their Have a HeART print campaign, shown on
RTÉ, printed on a Dublin Bus Sleeve and exhibited large scale in The Guinness Storehouse "Soon is Now" exhibition
2020 The Little Things written by Fiona Morgan Coleman published by Tribes Press
2020  Irish Farming from A-Z written by Vanessa B. Woods BSc PHd
2019  The Tapestry of Life written by Celine O'Donovan published by Tribes Press
2019  Silly Sammy written by Maria Breen-Fahey published by Tribes Press
2019  The Irish Times Magazine "The Ticket" 3 editorial pieces for August, March and April editions
2019  Mac-Group Construction The Playbook
2018  The Irish Times Magazine "The Ticket" editorial piece for October edition
2018  Audi International Film Festival Programme

Exhibitions:
2021  STAND Student Festival  travelling exhibition to college campuses across Ireland
2020  The Guinness Storehouse "Soon is Now" exhibition by CreativesAgainstCovid19
2018  The Lighthouse Theatre poster exhibited for Audi International Film Festival
2017  Make. Liverpool Animation for "Ice Cream for Crow" exhibition

Education:
2016-2020 The National College of Art and Design
BA Comminucation Design specialising in Illustration: First Class Honours (1:1)
2020 Internship with Fatti Burke on book Find Tom in Time: Ancient Greece for The British Museum published by Nosy Crow
2019 Internship with Fatti Burke on book Find Tom in Time: Ancient China for The British Museum published by Nosy Crow
2019 Internship with Tribes Press as Illustrator and Designer 
2018 Internship with Cogs&Marvel creative department

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