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Ashling Lindsay is an Irish artist and writer from Belfast.

She has an MA in Design and a BA in Visual Communication, both from Belfast School of Art. Recent projects include an illustrated biography for the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling series Little People, BIG DREAMS and an ACES award from the Arts Council NI to develop new work.

Ashling’s first authored picture book, ‘An Unexpected Thing’, published in September 2022. Ashling teaches illustration at Belfast School of Art, is a member of Children’s Books Belfast and the Illustrators Guild of Ireland.

Ashling Lindsay is represented by Susan Penny — to work with Ashling please email Susan

'Exquisitely illustrated with a warm palette and a keen eye for pattern...' - KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2019 Judges Comments
"Ashling Lindsay’s delicate digital art captures the enveloping enchantment of night." — Evening Standard
"...creating a sense of night’s scare, rightness and enveloping magic" — The Guardian
"Sure to soothe any young listeners anxious about the dark." — Irish Times
UKLA Book Awards 2021  image
UKLA Book Awards 2021
KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2020 - Honour Award for Illustration Winner image
KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2020 - Honour Award for Illustration Winner
Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year 2019 - Shortlisted image
Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year 2019 - Shortlisted
Klaus Flugge Prize 2018 - Shortlist image
Klaus Flugge Prize 2018 - Shortlist
Bank Street College Book of Outstanding Merit 2018 image
Bank Street College Book of Outstanding Merit 2018
World Illustration Awards 2018 — Nominated image
World Illustration Awards 2018 — Nominated
The Waterstones Children's Book Award 2018: Shortlisted image
The Waterstones Children's Book Award 2018: Shortlisted
Nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2018 image
Nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2018

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