Karrie Fransman

Creative Director

United Kingdom

Karrie is a widely published and award winning visual storyteller. Her work has been published in The Guardian, The Times, Time Out, The Telegraph, the BBC, The New Statesman and by The Arts Council. Her illustrated books, ‘Gender Swapped Fairy Tales’ (2020) and ‘Gender Swapped Greek Myths’ (2023) were co-created with Jonathan Plackett and published by Faber & Faber in 6 languages. Her graphic novels ‘The House That Groaned’ (2012), and the award winning ‘Death of the Artist’ (2015) were published by Penguin Random House.  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.

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