about

Rosa has worked as a designer, developer, illustrator and educator. She is a graduate of the National College of Art & Design, Dublin, a fully qualified post-primary teacher, and an enthusiastic fiddler with technology. Thanks to the wonders of globalism and caffeine, she currently divides her time between teaching and various collaborative creative ventures at home and abroad.

Things that keep me busy…

2019

Yes, We Still Drink Coffee!
A graphic essay documenting a conversation between Seham Osman and Melatu Uche Okorie contributed to Yes, We Still Drink Coffee!, a collection published by Fighting Words and Front Line Defenders, which tells the stories of women human rights defenders from Egypt, Kuwait, Palestine, Tunisia, Turkey, Somalia and Sudan.

Rebalance
A comic about illness, published by the Irish Times in print and online.

Blockathon Ireland
As part of a team (AiL), awarded first place for the development of a design proposal and functioning proof of concept utilising blockchain technology in the Irish public sector.

Sliced Quarterly
Contributing artist to Sliced Quarterly Volume 3 which collected issues #9-12 of the experimental comic anthology edited by Ken Reynolds.

2018

The Mega Gamecraft Showdown: Digital vs Analogue
Team AiL awarded first place (people’s choice award) for design and development of a card game during this game jam. Our first analogue game at a game jam!

Sliced Quarterly
Contributing artist to Sliced Quarterly Volume 2 which collected issues #5-8 of the experimental comic anthology edited by Ken Reynolds.

2017

Draw the Line
Contributing artist. The collection won the 2017 Broken Frontier Award for Best Webcomic.

Vast Expanse
Contributing colourist to Issue 4.

Vast Expanse
Contributing colourist to Issue 3.

2016

Honeypot
Contributing artist (inker).

Vast Expanse
Contributing colourist to Issue 2.

Vast Expanse
Contributing colourist to Issue 1.

2015

Connections anthology
Contributing creator to Sunday Comix’ anthology to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

 

 

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