2018 Portfolio Review
2018 Portfolio Review

2018 Portfolio Review
2018 Portfolio Review

Don’t miss this chance to get valuable feedback from professionals on your portfolio that would help to upgrade your skills and expertise!

Illustration Portfolio Review provides an opportunity for conference delegates with an available body of work to book an exclusive, one-on-one consultation session with renowned illustrators and artists. 

As there are limited slots, the consultation slots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Each consultation session is for 30 minutes. Applicants must indicate which panelists they wish to consult via the registration form below. 

This session is open to all AFCC Festival Pass holders only. Registration for Illustration Portfolio Review is now closed. Successful applicants will be informed via email. 

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Illustration Portfolio Review Panelists

Ann Gee Neo (Singapore)

Ann Gee is a Singapore-based illustrator who creates drawings with an emphasis on storytelling with compelling characters. Her quirky, surreal and whimsical works have breathed life to children’s books such as The Rock and the Bird, Do Gallery Sitters Sit All Day and Do You See What I See. She works mostly with digital mediums.  

Barbara Moxham (Germany/Singapore)

Barbara Moxham was born in Munich, raised in Sydney and currently calls Singapore home. She worked as an art director after completing a Master of Arts in Painting and Drawing. Her addiction to books and becoming a mum led her to illustrating picture books, including two books for highly sensitive children. Barbara works with mixed media, combining watercolour, pencil, charcoal and photography in her art.

Charles Santoso (Australia)

Charles Santoso loves drawing little things in his little journal and dreaming about funny, wondrous stories. He gathers inspiration from his childhood memories and curiosities he discovers in his everyday travels.

He has illustrated several picture books, including The Snurtch and I don’t Like Koala– both written by Sean Ferrell, Dandy – written by Amy Dyckman, Ida, Always – written by Caron Levis, which was mentioned in the New York Times as “an example of children’s books at their best” and the New York Times bestseller Wishtree by Katherine Applegate. He works mainly with digital mediums and occasionally with graphite.

Debasmita Dasgupta (Singapore)

Debasmita is a Singapore-based, internationally-published picture-book illustrator and graphic novel artist with over a decade of experience in the field of art-for-change. Working on mixed media (marrying ink, pencils and digital tools), she creates both fiction and non-fiction visual stories for children and young-adults. She is the co-founder of Picture Book Matters Singapore, which empowers aspiring & emerging picture book illustrators & writers in Asia. She is currently working on her first independent graphic novel with Scholastic.

Josef Lee (Singapore)

Josef Lee is a picture-book writer and artist who has shared his illustrated short stories online on his blog, Josef Lee's Bedtime Stories for Adults since 2008. In April 2017, Josef successfully published his first picture-book Wake Me Up At Happyland via a crowdfunding campaign. Since then, his works have attracted the attention of various publishers from Taiwan and China. Within 2 years, he has published a total of 8 picture-books and 1 novel adaptation. Josef works exclusively with digital tools.