Book Cover and Academic Conferences Artwork

I’m thrilled to finally see my artwork Geisha on the new Cynthia Gralla book released by Cambria Press December 28th The Demimonde in Japanese Literature: Sexuality and the Literary Karyûkai By Cynthia Gralla

Cynthia Gralla holds a PhD and an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in Asian Studies from Amherst College

I think it looks amazing and I’m totally thrilled with the result:)

If you would like to read more click here

Another December happening is my Lady Justice
is to be used by Feona Attwood to advertise the forthcoming Onscenity, Sex and Regulation academic seminar.
The seminar focus on the relagulation of sex in three key areas : Media, Sex work and the internet. Speakers will be Laura Agustin author of Sex at the Margins, Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry 2007, Yamam Akdeniz author of Internet Child Pornography and The Law (2008); and Martin Barker, author of The Video Nasties (1984), 111 Effects; The Media-Violence Debate (2001), and The Crash Controversy (2001)
The seminar is introduced and chaired by Julian Petley, author of Censoring the Word (2007) and Censorship; A Beginners guide (2009)
The Research Council funding is devoted to bringing together academics with politicians and journalists and interest groups
British Academy, London, UK

Here’s a roughie…..

Feona Attwood is Professor of Sex, Communication and Culture at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Her research is in the area of sex in contemporary culture; and in particular, in onscenity; sexualization; sexual cultures; new technologies, identity and the body; and controversial media.
You can read more about her work here

The website is still in development but should be up shortly and will give interested parties information about the networks funding, the aims of the network and academics who are members.

These made my day…guess it’s a little like a brag book but it’s lovely to have your art appreciated and used in this way:)


  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 4 years ago

    I’d say you have every right to brag Shan – outstanding achievements, absolutely wonderful news – congratulations, I am so so pleased for you!!!

  • I’m chuffed Chris, so happy with the book cover too:)

    – Shanina Conway

  • © Helen Chierego
    © Helen Chieregoover 4 years ago

    Great news! The book cover looks fabulous!

  • Thanks Helen, I’m really happy with it..happy dance:)

    – Shanina Conway

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 4 years ago

    Wow Shanina , this is absolutely wonderful and so well deserved . Just beautiful work , well done xx
    Adding this to my faves

  • Hi hon, thank you, it’s lovely to finally see the book cover…and great to see you up and about;)

    – Shanina Conway

  • TextureoftheSin
    TextureoftheSinover 4 years ago

    Congratulations Shanina! That book cover looks fantastic!

  • Thanks hon…I’m still smiling and chuckling to myself…maybe I’m just going nuts Oooh!!!:)

    – Shanina Conway

  • Sandra Cockayne
    Sandra Cockayneover 4 years ago

    Very many congratulations Shanina, such wonderful work! Instant fave! S:)x

  • Thank you Sandra, I love how it looks on the cover, now for some heavy reading;)

    – Shanina Conway

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 4 years ago

    Absoluetely wonderful – and don’t they look FANTASTIC!!

  • Hi Anna, I’m really thrilled with the result..happy dance:)

    – Shanina Conway

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 4 years ago

    this is FABULOUS/ YOU are FABULOUS

  • It’s great to see it finally, thanks shang:)

    – Shanina Conway

  • Tom Godfrey
    Tom Godfreyover 4 years ago

    Yeeeehaaaa! You bloody ripper :)

  • Yeehaa…finally get to see it..:)

    – Shanina Conway

  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerrover 4 years ago

    Your Art-work is AWESOME.. congratulations Shanina.. x

  • Hi Ray, thank you matey and in case we don’t catch up, Merry Christmas to you and the family xoxo

    – Shanina Conway

  • LeonD
    LeonDover 4 years ago

    Great stuff Shanina, I like the book cover too!

  • Hi and thank you Leon, sorry for the late reply…storm season here…been a little wet and wild;)

    – Shanina Conway