Photo by Carlotta Cardana 2015 ©
I'm an award winning freelance illustrator from the UK. My clients include The New York Times, Variety, WIRED, The Financial Times, The Economist, Scientific American, Libération, Revue XXI, School Library Journal (SLJ), Time Out (HK), Woman's Weekly, Arts Council England, AKA, Cedar Design Agency, British Medical Journal, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Perth Festival of the Arts, Scottish Fisheries Museum and more.
I graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a First Class Honours in Illustration. I continued to work as a part time Illustration and Life Drawing tutor at ECA, Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts and Edinburgh University Art's Society until 2013. I was Artist in Residence at Edinburgh College of Art (2013) and Lingnan University (2014).
In 2013 I made a self authored graphic novel titled Returning Home, based on mixed race heritage and what is meant by 'home'. This projects was supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONWINNER of the V&A Illustration Awards (editorial), 2018Society Of Illustrators (SOI) Illustrators 58, 2015SHORTLISTED for the Association Of Illustrators (AOI) World Illustration Awards 2015Honorable Mention in 3x3 Magazine Of Contemporary Illustration Pro Show No.11, 2014SHORTLISTED for the Association Of Illustrators (AOI) Illustration Awards 2014Grant for the Arts, Arts Council England 2013WINNER of the Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2013SHORTLISTED for the Association Of Illustrators (AOI) Illustration Awards 2013Society Of Illustrators (SOI) Illustrators 55, 2013MERIT in 3x3 Magazine Of Contemporary Illustration Pro Show No.9, 2012Association Of Illustrators (AOI) Images touring exhibition, 2012-2013Association Of Illustrators (AOI) Images 36: Best Of British Illustration, 2012 SELECTED EXHIBITIONSHouse Of Illustration, London 2016Solo Show, Coningsby Gallery, London 2015Solo Show, Lingnan University, Hong Kong 2014Solo Show, Coningsby Gallery, London 2014Illustrator's Fair, London 2014Fotanian Open Studios, Hong Kong 2014Cheltenham Book Festival, 2013Edinburgh Book Festival, 2013The Museum Of American Illustration, New York, 2013The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2012Somerset House, London, 2012Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh, 2012