Anne Spudvilas is an award-winning illustrator of children’s books and an established portrait painter and courtroom artist.
Her first picture book The Race was awarded the Crichton Award for Illustration. In 2000 she won CBCA Picture Book of the Year with Jenny Angel, which was also shortlisted for the NSW Premiers Award.
In 2008 The Peasant Prince won the NSW and Queensland Premier’s Awards and the Australian Book Industry Award for Younger Readers.
Anne’s portraits have been selected in major portrait competitions including the Archibald and Doug Moran Prizes her designs were used by Australia Post for the 2006 Australian Christmas stamps.
In recent years she has included printmaking in her practice . Anne lives on the confluence of the Murray and Darling Rivers at Wentworth in New South Wales where she holds workshops at her print studio, Riverbank Press.