Laya (Rose) Mutton-Rogers is an illustrator & designer from New Zealand who loves fantasy and the natural world. She has a variety of work including an interactive/animated webcomic, four picture books with Huia Publishers, many book cover designs, as well as lots of illustrations and merch based on nature and her favourite books. She was nominated for a Hugo award in 2021 for her book art.

 

 

Commission/work prices on a case by case basis, please read here and email with enquiries, and let me know if you have a budget.

AWARDS

Joint winner of the NZCYA Te Kura Pounamu award - 2021, for Ngake Me Whātaitai (Huia Publishers)

Sir Julius Vogel award for Best Professional Artwork and Best Fan Artwork- 2021, for No Man's Land and Red and Blue

Sir Julius Vogel award for Best Fan Publication and Best Fan Artwork- 2020, for Plant Life and Deet

Joint winner of the NZCYA Te Kura Pounamu award - 2020, for Tio Tiamu / The Smelly Giant (Huia Publishers)

Sir Julius Vogel award for Best Professional Artwork and Best Fan Artwork- 2019; for Baker Thief and The Thirteenth Doctor

Finalist for the Chroma Comic Art Art Award, 2019; for Overgrown

Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Publication - 2018, for Mistlands

Rutherford Gallery Special Arts Prize, Proxime Accessit to the Dux - 2014, Nelson College for Girls

School Diaries Cover Competition winner 2014