Julie Ann Monks

Job title
Associate Lecturer
Email
JulieAnn.Monks@falmouth.ac.uk
Telephone
07507418669

Julie has worked as a freelance illustrator since graduating from Kingston University in 1996. She has written and illustrated several children's books for publishers including Macmillan, Scholastic and Simon and Schuster USA. As well as her children's book work she also undertook illustration work for editorial and advertising projects including a series of advertisements for Royal Mail. In 2005 she was received a gold award for her children's book 'Winter Magic' Scholastic publishing at the Best of British Illustration awards. In 2008 she moved to Paris, France where she continued her freelance work whilst teaching at several art school in central Paris. More recently she returned to continue her studies completing the Masters in Illustration Authorial Practice at Falmouth University where she continued her interest in narrative, producing an short story for adults. 

Qualifications

YearQualificationAwarding body
2017
Masters in Illustration Authorial Practice
Falmouth University
2014
Cambridge certificate of teaching English to speakers of other languages
Sheffield Hallam
1996
BA Hons Illustration
Kingston University

Honours and awards

YearDescription
2005

Best of British Illustration Gold Award children's book category

2003

Best of British Illustration Silver Award for children's book category

Research interests

Research interests and expertise

Children's Books
Narrative
Sequential Imagery

Teaching

Areas of teaching

contextual studies

Courses taught

BA(Hons) Illustration

Policy engagement within Cornwall

FOMO publishing event 2017 Falmouth Art Gallery

Professional engagement