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Children's Art Week

Our Children's Art Week Ambassadors

We are very grateful to a number of public figures who are lending their support to Children's Art Week:

Frances Quinn
 Designer, Baker and 2013 Great British Bake Off Winner

Image courtesy of Frances Quinn


Laura Dockrill, Author & Illustrator 


Chris Riddell, Former Children’s Laureate

Chris Riddell is a prolific writer and illustrator whose work is familiar to both children and adults. He is known especially for his distinctive line drawings with their clever caricature, fascinating detail and often enchanting fantasy elements. 

Nick Sharratt, Illustrator & Author

Photo by James Mulkeen

Nick is a British illustrator and author of children's books, and was chosen to be the Official Illustrator for World Book Day 2006. Sharratt has illustrated around 200 books, including over 40 books by award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson.


Jenny Leonard, Artist

Contemporary landscape artist Jenny Leonard specialises in murals and illustration. The artist describes herself as working 'in a tea and coffee induced frenzy', and will travel far and wide for a blank wall to make her mark on. Her aptly energetic paintings are alive with colour and movement, and she often incorporates materials like plaster into her work. Leonard lives and works in Norwich, where she studied Fine Art, and she exhibits extensively in local galleries.


Ricky Martin, CBBC's Art Ninja, Creative Director at Aardman Animations, Animator, Actor & Artist

Ricky Martin makes animations and short films, enjoys film and digital photography, skateboarding, shooting arrows and writing music.


Sandy Nairne, Writer, Curator & Chair of Clore Leadership Programme

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