Join us for our exciting events programme, exploring what it means to innovate! From artist-led workshops, to talks and seminars, find something new to inspire your practice!
All events can be booked via Eventbrite
We’re also offering special discounts to AOI Members!
Create your very own mini 8-page zine of affirmations, or your goals for the future with illustrator and printmaker Aleesha Nandhra.
Thursday 10 October, 3pm – 5pm
Award-winning illustrator Anna Mill will be in conversation with author and collaborator Luke Jones, and publisher Dan Franklin from Jonathan Cape, discussing their work together on Square Eyes, an epic dystopian graphic novel that took home the WIA 2019 Overall Winner Award.
Thursday 10 October, 6pm – 8pm
Laurie Rowan will give an insight into his working methods, from inspiration to concept development to completion, using specific case studies.
Friday 11 October, 6pm – 8pm
This Masterclass will look at how an illustrator can build a brand, establish an effective online presence, and importantly understand their audience. (image: Marianna Madriz)
Sat 12 Oct , 10.30am – 11.45am
If you’re not already a member of the AOI, but you maybe need some help with licensing, contracts or business practice, why not drop in and visit Derek Brazell at our pop-up help desk for some free advice, and to find out more about how AOI membership could help you! (image: Cachetejack)
Sat 12 Oct , 12pm – 2pm
With the help of paper artist Sam Pierpoint, together we will build our own ultimate future city. One that’s sustainable, friendly to the earth and everything living on it. (image Sam Pierpoint).
Saturday 12 October, 12.30pm – 3pm
Laurie will guide you through creating your own collage character and all participants will contribute to a walk cycle exquisite corpse. You’ll receive an animation of your work as a gif.
Saturday 12 October, 4pm – 5.30pm
These events have been programmed by The AOI as part of our AOI Members Exhibition ‘Inspired to Innovate’ at Hoxton Arches, 10 – 12 October 2019.