Gavin Mouldey started illustrating for Tearaway magazine and local newspapers while in high school. After completing a bachelor’s degree and post graduate studies in graphic design, Gavin doodled for a living in Canada, the UK and Australia, before returning to New Zealand and eventually settling in Kapiti. His art has featured in School Journals, Ready to Read books and the Story Seekers series of chapter books. He was a contributor for Annual 1 and 2 and outside print of his work has appeared on walls, tees, greeting cards and in animated form for the Australian show Dogstar. The Game of Awesome, featuring over 230 of his illustrations, is available for free to all New Zealand schools.
He illustrated Toroa’s Journey, with text by Maria Gill, also published by Potton & Burton. He lives with his family on the Kapiti coast.
More of Gavin’s paintings and illustrations can be veiwed at http://dittybox.co.nz