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.
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 Löwen Haus - Dorfmitte 7, Gerswalde, Uckermark. Germany
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
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 & PAPERS
2018 - Peer reviewer - Journal Of Illustration, Intellect.
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