Category Archive: News

Exhibition of Paintings by Tohby Riddle

Paintings by Tohby Riddle will be exhibited as part of a group show, About Town, at Rex-Livingstone Art + Objects in Katoomba. The show features four artists: Faye Wilson, Michel Streich, Marty Walker and… Continue reading

Collectors’ Edition #5, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Collectors’ Edition #5 has opened at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. This two-week long exhibition features the work of about 100 artists, many of whom have previously exhibited at BMCC. All works are… Continue reading

RE-IMAGINE, Geelong Gallery 2018

Re-Imagine – The World According to Children’s Books has opened at Geelong Gallery, Victoria. The exhibition is a selective survey of Australian children’s literature and book illustration of the past twenty years. Unforgotten… Continue reading

Upcoming TV Appearances on “Get Arty”

“Get Arty”, a new TV show for children about art, artists and art-making, is being screened on 7TWO (nationally) and Channel 72. Tohby Riddle is featured in segments in two upcoming episodes: 7 am… Continue reading

The Greatest Gatsby is a White Raven 2016

The Greatest Gatsby: A visual book of grammar, written, illustrated and designed by Tohby Riddle, has been selected for the Germany-based “White Ravens” annual catalogue of books, which are chosen from children’s and youth literature published around the world.… Continue reading

Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2016: The Greatest Gatsby shortlisted

From the judges’ comments: “He [Riddle] makes light work of one of the heaviest topics known to schoolchildren everywhere and in all times. Here at last is a book for young people about… Continue reading

First Media Coverage of Stage Production of Nobody Owns the Moon

The West Australian has given excellent coverage of The Spare Parts Theatre’s and its production of Nobody Owns the Moon – ahead of its 24 September premiere. The full article is here.

For Keeps – 100 years of the School Magazine!

On the second day of August 2016, The School Magazine celebrated its centenary in Sydney’s Botanic Gardens. Any publishing venture has to be both inspired and robust in its conception to last a hundred years. This venture understood… Continue reading

World Premiere of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s Nobody Owns the Moon

For some time now the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, based in Fremantle, Western Australia, has been lovingly adapting Tohby Riddle’s picture book Nobody Owns The Moon to the stage. To quote from SPPT’s site: ‘With hand… Continue reading

Cover Designs for ABC Classics

ABC Classics has recently released a series of nine classical music CDs for children with cover artwork and design by Tohby Riddle. Each album, released on the ABC Kids label, introduces a different classical composer or genre… Continue reading