Gwyn Perkins

Born in Melbourne in 1942, Gwyn Perkins began his artistic career when he won a newspaper drawing prize of one guinea and a box of paints. He spent many years as a successful animator in the advertising industry before moving to an island north of Sydney to enjoy a slower pace. He spends his days drawing, sailing and doing odd jobs for his friends and family. He was award the CBCA Picture Book of the Year award for A Walk in the Bush, and his most recent picture book A Day at the Show was released late 2019.