bio & cv

ciaran is an illustrator/designer/author, educated at Montserrat College of Art with a BFA in Illustration. they're definitely a real life shounen protagonist living in the digital world. ciaran is currently writing/drawing the webcomic SUPERPOSE with partner Hannah Connolly.

 

Freelance & Self-publishing

Working comfortably and efficiently with independent clients to create character and storybook illustrations, tattoos and decorative designs, using both digital and traditional media. In addition to that, creating/designing books for personal business.
2005-Ongoing

ArtCorgi

Invited to work with a startup company that has created an efficient way for freelance illustrators to gain and interact with clients, and vice-versa.
2014-Ongoing

The Grammar School Summer Camp

Invited to teach 2-week long courses focusing on both comics & illustration, geared towards kids 4-11.
2014

Drawing Demos

Taught various classes at local schools and community events pertaining to comics & illustration, geared towards kids aged 8-18.
2005-Ongoing

The Tavern

In addition to hosting, responsible for designing eye-catching, minimalistic menus and logos.
2011

Howell-Martin

Graphic Design internship, designed logos and websites for local businesses.
2006


Illustration
Graphic design
Management
Teaching (ages 5+)
Customer service
Adobe Creative Suite

Traditional 2D materials

Solo show with Atomic Cafe
2017

TRANS/DRAW: BLAA with Gallery 263
2016

Upstream: A Montserrat alumni show
2016

Bowerbirds: A Montserrat Senior Show
2015

Montserrat In Italia
Collection of work from the summer '15 study abroad program
2015

Montserrat Spring '15 Open House
Scholarship winner
2015

Society of Illustrators Student Competition
In show
2015

Montserrat Shakespeare theme show
2015

Montserrat Artrageous!29
2015

 Montserrat Carol Schlosberg Gallery
Permanent fixture
2014

 Light Grey Art Lab: Dream Arcade Show
2014

Society of Illustrators Student Competition
In show
2014

Montserrat Artrageous!28
2014

 Montserrat Spring '14 Open House
Main gallery
2014

 Bear Gallery Sketchbook Show
2014

Montserrat Circus theme show
2014

 Brattleboro First Friday Gallery Walk
2008-2012

 Hooker-Dunham LGBT Show
2012

 Anime Boston Artist Alley & Art Show
2007-2016

 Stone Church music and art show
2008

Furyo Zine - curated by Imen Beji
Interior illustration
2017

Okuyasu fanzine - curated by Donnie Martino
Interior illustration
2016

Steel Ball Run fanzine - curated by Lynn Sang
Interior illustration
2016

Our Beloved Monsters - Metal Gear Solid (f)anthology curated by Toril Orlesky
Cover & interior illustration
2016

Shattered Galaxies - Poetry collection by Britt McHugh
Interior illustration
2015

 Montserrant Annual Comics & Illustration Anthology
Interior illustration
2015

Purity Anthology - curated by A.E. Green
Interior illustration
2015

Sacrilege - curated by Samantha Mash
Interior illustration
2014

Candlemark & Gleam Publishing House
Promotional illustration
2013

 13 Crowns Ghostbook
Interior illustration
2013

 Legend of Art
Interior illustration for charity
2012

 Switchblade Zine
Interior illustration
2012

Pink Narcissus Press
Cover and interior book illustration
2010-2011

Open Stories Project
Interior illustration for children’s book
2012