Ian Penney Paper Cuts


2008 to present paper cut artist

2008 to present represented by Rebecca Hossack Gallery

1984 to present freelance illustrator working on:

picture books, greetings cards, magazines, puzzles, packaging, advertising and design

1983/1984 MA Illustration Manchester Polytechnic

1980/1983 BA Illustration Brighton Polytechnic


Graphics Foundation Ravensbourne College of Art and Design

State Education

1960 Born Bromley Kent

illustrated books

Blueprint for a Green Planet 1987

The Sonnets William Shakespeare 1988

Under the Sun and Over the Moon 1989

A shop full of Kittens 1990

Clickety Clack Something to Pack 1992

Forget-Me-Not. Language of Flowers 1993

Flora's Gems. The Little Book of Tulips 1994

Flora's Gems. The Little Book of Daffodils 1994

The National Trust Book of Nursery Rhymes 1994

The National Trust Book of Fairy Tales 1995

Collins Christmas Treasury 1996

A Noteworthy Tale 1997

Hansel and Gretel 1997

The National Trust ABC 1998

Faery Magic 2009

See a selection of Ian's illustrations