Caroline and her brother taking some seriously creative time out.

Caroline and her brother taking some seriously creative time out.

Caroline is an Illustrator, artist and educator. She has exhibited and curated numerous shows around the UK and more recently been part of an illustration exhibition in Bologna, Italy.

She has illustrated over 50 children's picture books and worked with a variety of International clients over the past 20 years. Being a predominantly coedition iIllustrator, her books are in 27 different languages and sell all over the world. Her clients include Little Tiger Press, Sterling USA, Barnes & Noble, Hallmark, Sony, Tescos, Walmart, Scholastic, Parragon, Marks and Spencers, Readers Digest and Matalan.

She completed an MA in Authorial Practice / Illustration at Falmouth University in 2011 where her passion for sketchbooks was reignited and a healthy authorial practice was born.

In 2012 she founded her own small press An-Ti-Dote Press where she publishes her own artist / picture books.

She runs various Masterclasses in art and Illustration around the county and currently works as a lecturer on BA Illustration and leads the MA Illustration pathway at Plymouth College of Art.

The first outing with her own picture book story ideas grabbed the attention of 4 international judges at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy in March. She was one of only 80 illustrators in over 3000 entrants to be chosen to take part in The Worldwide Trends in Children's Illustration Exhibition / annual and world tour.

 Worldwide Trends in Children's Illustration Exhibition / annual and world tour, Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy 2018

Worldwide Trends in Children's Illustration Exhibition / annual and world tour, Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy 2018

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Shows

2017 'An-ti-dote', The attic room, Cornwall Contemporary, Penzance

2014 Antidote-The Picture Room, Newlyn Gallery, Newlyn, Cornwall

2012 Truro Arts café, Truro

2012 Antidote, Salthouse Gallery, St Ives

2008 Rostra Gallery, Bath

2005 Rostra Gallery, Bath

 

Group and feature shows

2018 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition - Worldwide Trends in Children's Illustration - World Tour

2018 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition - Worldwide Trends in Children's Illustration, Bologna Fiere, Bologna, Italy 

2017 The Drawing Show, Project Space1, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth

2017 'Collage 366', The Lander Gallery, Truro

2017 SKETCH2017 Black Swan Arts, Frome

2017 SKETCH2017 Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth

2017 SKETCH2017 Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University

2017 SKETCH2017 Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough

2015 Walking Into Memory, 60 Morab Rd, Penzance

2014-16  Newlyn School of Art Tutors Show Newlyn Art Gallery

2013 ‘Drawing the Line’ Millenium Gallery, St Ives

2013 Newlyn School of Art Tutors fundraiser Newlyn Art Gallery

2013 ‘Waterlog’, The Poly Falmouth

2013 ‘A Night, A day, Another night’. Bucca, Newlyn

2013 ‘Painting Show’ Bucca, Newlyn

2013 ‘Fiat Lux’ Limbo, Cornwall Art Biennial, Truro

2012 ‘Leth’, Newlyn

2012/14 Plumbline and Orchard Gallery, St Ives

2012 Trelissick Gallery, Trelissick House, Truro

2011 MA group show Truro Arts Café, Truro

2011 MA show Falmouth University

2011 MA group show Hung, Drawn and Authored, The Poly Falmouth

2010 Trelissick Gallery, Trelissick House, Truro

2010 Hi5 Art Collective pop up Gallery iii St Austell

2010 Hi5 Art Collective pop up Gallery ii Truro

2009 Trelissick Gallery, Trelissick House, Truro

2009 Hi5 Art Collective pop up Gallery i, Truro

2009 Seed Surf, Wadebridge

2004 Bristol Arts Trail, Bristol.

2004 ‘About 10’, Awning project, Spyglass, Bristol

2003 Bristol Arts Trail, Bristol.

2003 Caroline Pedler and Terry Frost, Rostra gallery, Bath

2002 Bread and Butter Art Collective, pop up gallery, Bath Fringe Festival

2001 Bread and Butter Art Collective, pop up gallery, Bath Fringe Festival

2000 Bread and Butter Art Collective, pop up gallery, Bath Fringe Festival

1999 Bread and Butter Collective, pop up gallery, Fringe Festival, Bath

 

TEACHING

2016-present Part Time Lecturer, pathway leader - MA Illustration, Plymouth College of Art,

2013-present Workshop tutor, Newlyn School of Art

2013-present Part Time Lecturer - BA Hons Illustration, Plymouth College of Art.

2014- present Mentoring in Children's book Illustration

2010-2014 Mentoring with RIO (Real Ideas Organisation) and Aggie Arts, Cornwall 

2008-2013  Guest lecturer Swindon and Plymouth College of Art

1995-present Various workshops for children and adults around the country inc most recently Truro Arts Company and Port Eliot Festival, Cornwall.

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Gulval, Cornwall

2014 MA- Illustration-Authorial Practice, Falmouth, Cornwall

2014 TAaP, No.5 Porthmeor Studios, St Ives School of Painting, Cornwall

1994 Ecole De Beauxs Art, Caen, France