Cartoon Saloon & Liselott Olofsson
Flax porcelain paper clay and animation
Cartoon Saloon is a Kilkenny-based animation company responsible for animation films and TV shows such as The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea, Puffin Rock and Skunk Fu. Cartoon Saloon is a four-time Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, BAFTA and Emmy nominated animation studio formed by Paul Young, Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey. From award-winning shorts to feature films and TV series, Cartoon Saloon has carved a special place in the international animation industry.
Liselott Olofsson was born in Kilkenny, studied ceramics at The National College of Art and Design, and received a HDip in Arts Education. For over 20 years, she has worked as a part-time teacher and part-time artist, aiming to weave the practices of teaching and making into both areas of her life. Liselott’s starting point for any creative project is research and investigation. Delving deep into subject matter that interests her provides a wealth of inspiration and informs her work.