In 2004, Australian illustrator Sally Heinrich spent an Asialink residency at Rimbun Dahan.
Sally Heinrich has worked as a freelance illustrator for twenty years. As well as writing and illustrating children’s books, her clients have included ad agencies, design studios and government departments. During her residency at Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia, and during side trips to Singapore, Heinrich produced an impressive volume of work, including the completion of the final draft of a YA novel Hungry Ghosts. She also collected much valuable reference material which will aid in polishing the illustrations for another forthcoming book The Most Beautiful Lantern.
She also made the work Princess Wonky in the Painted Castle, an illustration of the Rumah Uda Manap at Rimbun Dahan where Sally lived with her family, their adopted cat Wonky, and other birds and animals. The work currently hands in the Rumah Uda Manap.
Sally’s residency at Rimbun Dahan was also supported by Arts SA and the Australian High Commission, Kuala Lumpur.
Visit the artist’s website: www.sallyheinrich.com