April Phillips (AUS)
April Phillips is a Wiradjuri-Scottish illustrator, researcher and arts educator based on the East Coast of Australia. Working as an independent practitioner, April travels far and wide to work with young people in collaboration with national art institutions and organisations. Her characters evoke a light-hearted sense of play, often referencing the animals, plants and people she meets. April is working towards new modes of visual storytelling and character design to deliver key messages in conjunction with school-based education systems.