About Marjory

marjory-2015Marjory Gardner is a freelance artist, illustrating mainly for children’s books.

decoration-runningdogShe lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her partner and two Jack Russell terriers, who sometimes appear in her drawings.

Marjory was born in Malaysia and came to Australia with her family to begin high school. Her favourite subject was Art.

After studying Graphic Design at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology she worked at various decoration-catdesign studios before deciding to go freelance, specialising in children’s illustration.

Marjory’s work has appeared in trade and educational publications within Australia and internationally. She also illustrates for magazines, and has designed a range of greeting cards. She uses felt tipped pens, colour pencils, pen, brush and ink, and occasionally, collage.

Marjory is available to visit schools and libraries to give presentations and workshops.