The latest news from our course:
BA (Hons) Illustration Visiting Tutor, Richard Allen, was named Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in 2016. He’s now exhibiting his work at Petworth House.
Richard is the subject of a solo exhibition at Petworth House of his commissioned work for the National Trust. Petworth has long been associated with acclaimed artists and has a collection shaped by a family of collectors and patrons.
Freelance Illustrator, Richard Chasemore, studied Technical Illustration and graduated in 1992.
Richard’s career has seen him become a Lucas Film Licensed Artist, publishing art work for Star Wars and Indiana Jones. He has since gone on to work as concept artist on films such as Fury, and now runs the art department for Hydroswing NA.
After studying for a foundation diploma at AUB, Emma Caswell graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015.
She now works as junior gifts designer for Lush, tasked with creating the packing for some of the world’s most ethical and innovative cosmetics.
Liv and Dom Cave-Sutherland graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015. They have since established an international craft brand under the name Liv & Dom, creating and selling quirky (and mainly nude) characters.
They explain what it’s like to build a brand and work together as identical twins.
Sky Arts awards A. Richard Allen the Landscape Artist of the Year.
BA (Hons) Illustration visiting tutor, Richard Allen has been named Landscape Artist of the Year. In a dramatic grand final on Sky Arts on Tuesday 29 November, Richard prevailed over stiff competition, beating thousands of other artists to claim the top prize: Landscape Artist of the Year!
Our visiting course tutor A. Richard Allen has made it through to the finals of the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year.
We’re very proud to see Richard selected as one of the final three contestants of this nationally televised competition. If you would like to see how he does in the final competition, the show will air Tuesday 29 November, 8pm on Sky Arts.
A. Richard Allen, Illustration Visiting Tutor, has won his heat in the Sky Arts Landscape Painter of the Year television show/competition.
Richard has created illustrations and artwork for some of the most recognisable brands in the world, and has been a great help and inspiration to our Illustration students this year.
Earlier this year Hayley Potter, Illustration Lecturer, visited Sacred Heart International School in Tokyo.
Hayley visited the school alongside Chizu Frankish, Senior International Officer, to meet prospective students and share her own experience of studying and teaching Art & Design in the UK.
BA (Hons) Illustration alumna, Mona Torgersen, has created a series of illustrations ahead of the 2016 Olympics.
Mona graduated in 2014, and we caught up with her to find out more about life after graduating.
BA (Hons) Illustration third year graduates have seen success in both Creative Conscience and The Macmillan Prize 2016. Catherine Hood has been selected as a finalist in the Creative Conscience Awards for her illustrated guide to mindfulness.
BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus and AUB Visiting Tutor, Robin Mackenzie graduated in 2013 and has since been creating prints for books, products, magazines and a wide variety of exhibitions and shows.
Robin was approached in June 2015 by Ardbeg Whiskey distillery to create illustrations for their new special edition whiskey, Ardbeg Dark Cove. The brief was to design four wood engravings that told the story of the smuggling past that led to Ardbeg’s origins as a distillery on the Scottish island of Islay in 1815.