Drawn Together ~ Evie Barrow
Evie Barrow is a character-driven artist and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Passionate about artful picture books for both kids and adults, her debut picture book was published in 2019 by Walker Books. Since then, Evie has had an additional four picture books published in collaboration with Hardie Grant, Scribble, and Affirm Press.
Along with children's books, her illustrations have featured in Frankie magazine, Broadsheet press, Flow magazine, and the book Shout Out to the Girls published by Penguin.
Her contemporary textile characters, also handcrafted, have featured in many publications, including the cover of Frankie magazine's first craft book, A Little Bit Crafty.
Inspired by; daily life, mended textiles, outliers, and the saturated colours of the Mallee landscape where she once lived. Her hand-drawn style celebrates colour and personality while exploring the textures and imperfections made by hand.
For her exhibition at THe Boroughs, Evie has created ten original works on paper, most are framed.