International, award-winning illustrator with many years professional experience working extensively in the editorial, publishing, design and advertising sectors.
The core of my illustration practice is both cerebral and humorous. My visual language has evolved using traditional drawing techniques and materials to create unique, quirky and often edgy imagery, which takes a fresh and honest look at the weird and freakish world in which we live.
I am also a Senior Lecturer, heading the level 5 illustration pathway on the BA Graphic Design & Illustration course at the University of Hertfordshire.
BBC Worldwide Publishing, British Telecom, Chicken Shed Theatre Company, Danone, Evening Standard, The Guardian, Hamlet, The Independent, Inland Revenue, MTV, One 2 One, Oxford University Press, Sainsbury's, Science Museum, The Telegraph, Time Out, The Times.
2013 September - Commission full page advertising feature, Lazy Oaf Winter’13 magazine July - Exhibition, Hero of Switzerland group show: Travel, Something else, Bristol July - Featured artist AOI Porfolios June - Exhibition, Group show: Tasty, E17 Art House, London May - Interview, Studio visits, Pick Me Up May - Interview, How to teach art classes & workshops, Digital Arts April - Exhibition, Hero of Switzerland group show: Pick Me Up, Somerset House, London February - Interview/ feature, Cover star, The EList magazine
2012 October - Competition & exhibition, AOI Images 36 bronze award winner, Somerset House, London October - Exhibiiton, Group Show: Happy Birthday Edward Lear – Southampton Solent University September - Exhibition, Hero of Switzerland group show: To Your Health, Lomography Gallery, Spitalfields May - Exhibiiton, Group Show: Happy Birthday Edward Lear, Poetry Society, Covent Garden March - Exhibition, Group show: Spring at the Smokehouse, Forman’s Smokehouse gallery, Bow March - Exhibiiton, Group show: Picture show, Everyman cinema, Hampstead
2011 Dec - four images selected for AOI Images 36 "best of British illustration'. October - Exhibition - LOADED, solo show, FIRST OUT cafe-bar, London, WC2. September - Exhibition - E17 Art Trail. 'Rant of the Day', Rose & Crown, Hoe Street. September - Group show - Heroes & Villains, VZ Gallery, Cheshire Street, London E2. August - Group show, Illustrators East 17, Penny Fielding, Beautiful Interiors, London, E17. June - 3x3 professional show winner. June - Group show - Picture Show, E17 Art House, London, E17.
2010 September - Exhibition - E17 Art Trail. The Amazing illustrated Shed, The Rose & Crown, Hoe Street September - Exhibition - included in AOI Images 34 exhibition, London College of Communication August - Exhibition - A Suite of Lighted Rooms, Pushkin House, Bloomsbury Square, London June Judge - 3X3 Student show
2009 December - Arts club winter show, group exhibition Memories of Walthamstow, Vestry House, London October - Four images selected for AOI Images 34 annual competition, book and national touring exhibition July - Featured Artist of the month AOI portfolios June - Graduation MA Communication Design + illustration June - Exhibition - MACD Final show, Candid Galleries, Islington, London February - Group exhibition - MACD Work in progress, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
2008 October - MA Communication Design + illustration, Level 2 , Central Saint Martins, London September - Exhibition - E17 Arts trail. Plot to Plot, Green Pond Allotments, Waltham Forest. June - Panelist - Re-drawing the Line Symposium, exploring contemporary issues. London College of Communication June - Work included in Basics Illustration Text and Image, Mark Wigan , AVA Academia Publishing
2007 November Illustration commission - AOI. The Illustrators Guide to Law and Business Practice, Simon Stern. October MA Communication Design + illustration, Level 1, Central Saint Martins, London September Illustration commission - the Guardian Money section, front cover. June Exhibition - AOI Images 31 exhibition, London College of Communication, London
2006 November Selected for AOI Images 31 annual competition, book and national touring exhibition September Judge for New Beginnings exhibition, Conningsby Gallery, London June - July Commission - underpass mural at Highams Park railway station - Transport for London, London Borough of Waltham Forest and Highams Park School Mar - June Illustration commission The Times, Careers section - 12 week illustration commission
2005 July Exhibition - AOI Images 29 exhibition, Mall galleries, London. Three images selected to be represented in the Association of Illustrators Best of British Illustration showcase annual exhibition and book. July Exhibition - Arts club Group show, Changing Room Gallery, Waltham Forest, London June Commission - Learn Direct building mural, London Borough of Waltham Forest March Illustration commission - Lifestyle + Travel magazine - (on-going) March Lecture - AOI/ Professional practice/ personal practice, Un
MA - Communication Design, University of the Arts, London, Central Saint Martins Association of Illustrators Images 'best of British illustration' - over 30 images selected. Gold section winner, Print & design section Bronze section winner, Children's book section