Karrie Fransman is a comic artist and writer. She loves fitting visual stories into all sorts of places including books, newspapers, dolls houses, jewellery boxes, online and even in virtual reality. Her visual stories have been published by The Guardian, The Times, Time Out, The New Statesman, Psychologies Magazine, The Arts Council, The Goethe Institute and The British Red Cross. Her latest illustrated book, 'Gender Swapped Fairy Tales', was co-created with Jonathan Plackett and will be published by Faber & Faber in November 2020. Her graphic novel, 'The House That Groaned' (2012), was published by Penguin Random House. It received praise from film director Nicolas Roeg and was chosen as Graphic Novel of the Month in The Observer. Her award winning graphic novel 'Death of the Artist' (2015) was published by Penguin Random House's Jonathan Cape and was awarded a grant from the Arts Council England. She developed an award winning comic, 'Over, Under, Sideways, Down' about an Iranian teenage refugee, for The British Red Cross, created an installation for the British Council and Southbank Centre and was commissioned to make a 'Selves Portrait' for an exhibition with Manchester Art Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. She has spoken and run workshops at The Guardian Masterclasses, Tate Modern, TEDx, Central Saint Martins, Oxford University, The Hay Festival, The Big Draw, House of Illustration and The British Library, and presented her work worldwide from Russia to Bangladesh, Lebanon and Mexico. You can find more of her work at www.karriefransman.comRead more Read less
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