Bronze Winner: Prize for Illustration 2017 – Sounds of the City Paul Garland

Artist: Paul Garland for Illustration: Sound of the Underground

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Prize: £750

Medium: Mixed / Digital

Artist’s summary
A homage to our city’s buskers and street performers.

Judges’ rationale
This image combines London’s iconic Tube roundel logo and line colours into a musical instrument symbolising two of the most famous characteristics of the city. It was credited for its strength in its simplicity.

Artist’s background
Paul lives and works in the Northern UK countryside. He describes his style as figurative in a very fresh, graphic and colourful way, whilst his conceptual work relies on bold imagery and metaphor to communicate. Paul is a strong believer that the simpler the concept, the more effective the solution becomes. Paul has gained many International Awards for his work with numerous clients over a 25 year career as an Illustrator.Prize: £750

24th May 2017

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