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Press Release U S Signs Ali Cavanaugh

Unicorn acquires artist Ali Cavanaugh's Modern Fresco Paintings

Unicorn, the visual art imprint of Unicorn Publishing Group LLP, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, artist Ali Cavanaugh for a Spring 2019 publication of a retrospective art solo, Ali Cavanaugh: Modern Fresco Paintings, her debut book, which was acquired by Unicorn's Chicago office. Cavanaugh is best known and widely admired for her modern fresco paintings which range from hyper -realistic portraits to softer and in some cases dreamlike explorations of the medium.

Ali Cavanaugh is an internationally represented fine artist. She studied painting at Kendall College of Art and Design and at the New York Studio Residency Program in New York City. She relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico where she developed her modern fresco process on kaolin clay. Her paintings have been featured in numerous national and international solo and group exhibitions well as on book covers, countless internet publications. and print publications including The New Nork Times Magazine, American Art Collector, and American Artist Watercolor. She has painted portraits for TIME and The New York Times. The book will illustrate the arc of her career through her paintings and accompanying text.

Don Linn of Unicorn says 'Unicorn is absolutely thrilled to be working with Ali Cavanaugh, whose work I have admired for many years. Her talent is extraordinary and this will be a beautiful book. We look forward to sharing her modern fresco paintings with an even wider audience.'

Cavanaugh says, “It's very exciting to have such a large collection of my paintings published for the collectors and followers of my work as well as for completely new audiences. This book will contain much of my work from the past 10 years of painting watercolor on clay panels. I'm pleased that Unicorn is publishing it because their art books are so beautifully crafted. “

Cavanaugh's work is included in corporate and private collections worldwide. She has more than 150,000 followers on social media and her art can be seen at . Through May 13, Smithsonian affiliate, Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa, Texas, is showing Modern Frescoes, a 10-year retrospective of her work.

Ali Cavanaugh: Modern Fresco Paintings *April 2019 * Hardback *ISBN: 9781911604-78 *

Notes for editors: Unicorn Publishing Group LLP is a leading independent non-fiction publisher with three distinct imprints: Unicorn, specializing in the visual arts and cultural history; Uniform, specializing in military history; and Universe, specializing in biographies and history. Unicorn Sales & Distribution is UPG's and its client publishers' marketing arm, with worldwide sales and distribution. UPG has corporate offices in London and Chicago and a design studio in Lewes, Sussex. Learn more at

For media inquiries please contact: Louise Campbell
Phone: (07540) 892364 /Twitter: @UnicornPubGroup

US inquiries: Don Linn
Phone: 203.206.1454