Matt Cosgrove is an artist and illustrator of children books, based in Sydney. He has a first class honours Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication majoring in Illustration and received the University Medal for Academic Excellence. He has worked in the publishing industry as an author, illustrator and designer for over twenty years, and is a former Creative Director of Marie Claire, an Australian fashion magazine. His most recent books, written and illustrated by him, include A Stack of Alpacas, Macca the Alpaca, Alpacas with Maracas, Macca’s Christmas Crackers.
He will be visiting Holy Cross College on Wednesday, 27 March to run workshops with the Junior School students. The workshops will include readings of his books, a presentation on illustrating and writing books and a discussion on career opportunities for budding authors and illustrators.
Students have the opportunity to purchase a picture book via pre-order and have Matt autograph them on the day. A direct message has been sent to all Junior School families with the order form attached – all orders MUST be placed with the Finance Office by Friday, 22 March. Late orders will not be accepted.