November 2018


Decriminalising Ornament: The Pleasures of Pattern

November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 4:00 pm
Anglia Ruskin University East Road
Cambridge, CB1 1P United Kingdom
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Exploring ornamentation and pattern in illustration and design In dialogue with the 9th International Illustration Research Symposium (17th and 18th of November) The exhibition focuses on the practice, tradition and art forms that explore ornamentation and printed pattern as a meaningful part of the illustration and design experience. The exhibition shows a collection of works coming from current international art…

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Picture Hooks Exhibition at The Byre

5th November 2018 - 7th January 2019
The Byre University of St Andrews
St Andrews, KY16 9LA
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The Picture Hooks artists involved in a mentoring scheme have been paired with an experienced and acclaimed illustrator for the past year, studying the creative process at the heart of making picture books and exploring new techniques and methods of working. The result is the work in this exhibition.

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A Mythic Understanding: Inspired by David Jones

November 6 - December 14
Camberwell College of Arts 45–65 Peckham Road
London, SE5 8UF United Kingdom
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To mark the centenary of Armistice Day and the end of the First World War, Camberwell College of Arts, UAL, will present a major project that explores the life and themes of the work of artist, illustrator and poet David Jones, CH, CBE (1895 –1974).

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ONE FOR THE DIARY... World Illustration Awards 2018 at Falmouth Art Gallery

17th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Falmouth Art Gallery Municipal Buildings, The Moor
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 2RT United Kingdom
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To mark the centenary of Armistice Day and the end of the First World War, Camberwell College of Arts, UAL, will present a major project that explores the life and themes of the work of artist, illustrator and poet David Jones, CH, CBE (1895 –1974).

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Journeys Drawn: Illustration from the Refugee Crisis

9th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10th March 2019 @ 6:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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An exhibition telling refugee stories, both observed and experienced first-hand Multi-media work by 13 contemporary illustrators will include Olivier Kugler’s portraits from Calais and George Butler’s reportage from Syria, animation by Majid Adin and manga by Asia Alfasi. AOI Members can enjoy 2for1 entry, simply show your AOI membership number.

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ANIMA MUNDI: Drawn stories of migration

November 20 - November 25
Bankside Gallery Thames Riverside
London, SE1 9JH
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This unique exhibition of work by the award-winning reportage illustrator George Butler, focuses on human and animal migration and the intrinsic connection of living things. ‘When we think of migration we think of refugees in boats or swallows on the wing, but we rarely consider how they might connect.’ This exhibition traces the living contours of the earth, from human…

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Regional Portfolio Consultations – Bristol

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on 21st November 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on 21st November 2018 at 8:00pm

Watershed 1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX
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Purchase your ticket here We are delighted to introduce portfolio consultations in Bristol with Senior Agent Lucie Luddington. The 1-1 sessions are hugely valued by those entering the profession and established illustrators seeking advice on new potential markets. AOI members can book a consultation with Lucie who will provide guidance on targeting, methods of marketing, self-promotion and gives pointers on…

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Artist Talks Series

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on 22nd November 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on 13th December 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on 24th January 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 21st February 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 21st March 2019 at 7:30pm

The Boileroom 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, GU1 4LS
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This fantastic Artist Talk Series features 6 artists with one talk a month starting in October. Each session features a talk from the artist, a Q&A session, and a workshop activity to run for the rest of the evening. The sessions will run from 7:30pm to 10:30pm, but the venue will stay open for networking and drinks ’til late. 25th October…

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Out There Art Fair 2018

November 23 - November 25
Action Space Cockpit Arts, Northington St
London, WC1N 2NP
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Join ActionSpace artists for another rendition of Out There Art Fair, the yearly exhibition ActionSpace holds at Cockpit Open Studios. Once again, ActionSpace artists will be showing unique works made in the studio for the duration of the fair. Out There Art Fair 2019 promises a peak into the practices of ActionSpace artists and offers visitors and collectors the chance…

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The Open Draw Night

November 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until 26th November 2018

Cinetol Tolstraat 182, de Pijp
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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There will be a short guest talk with artist & illustrator Helena Torres-Muga Feijoo http://helenatmf.com/ Helena is a regular guest at The Open Draw 'My paintings and illustrations are usually about our inner wilderness, our deep connection with our world, everything natural that surround us, as a woman, with our femininity, and at the same time with the cosmos or…

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Yo Illo

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Roebuck 50 Great Dover Street
London, SE1 4YG
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Yo Illo is a community group that hosts easy-going, meetups for illustrators of all levels in London.  They meet at the pub every month in London.  There's no charge, no pressure and no agenda – just the opportunity to talk to like-minded creatives about illustration, sharing opportunities and advice (and sometimes to blow off a little steam!). Feel free to…

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Come Together: Private View and exhibition

November 29 - December 10
theprintspace Gallery 74 Kingsland Road
London, E2 8DL
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The Association Of Illustrators celebrates the festive season with an exhibition at ThePrintspace Gallery in Shoreditch! Parties, friendship, relaxation, protest, whether it’s two individuals in an intimate embrace, or crowds joining in the celebration, “Come Together” celebrates what it means to be together in our world. Perfectly suited to the festive period, the exhibition includes 30+ works, all of which…

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London Illustration Fair 2018

November 30 @ 11:00 am - December 2 @ 8:00 pm
Bargehouse OXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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The London Illustration Fair is back with a fun packed festival of art, craft, creativity and visual culture. Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf plays host to our four-day illustration extravaganza with five floors of artwork, prints, workshops talks and more from some of the world’s top artists and designers. To celebrate thier 5th birthday five featured artists and companies have been…

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AOI Group Portfolio Consultation at London Illustration Fair

November 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 30th November 2018 at 2:00pm

Bargehouse OXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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  Get advice on how to edit, promote and present your portfolio in the AOI’s group portfolio consultation.  Group consultations let you get advice, but also share insights with your peers.  The session will be led by Fig Taylor and Stephanie Alexander-Jinks from boutique illustration agency The Artworks.  This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity! Sessions are strictly limited to 8 people.…

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December 2018

HiFest

December 1 @ 11:00 am - December 2 @ 6:00 pm
The Printworks 14 Claremont,America Ground
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1HA United Kingdom
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Hastings Illustration Festival (HiFest) returns for its fifth year on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December 2018. It will take place, once again at The Printworks, and in the surrounding America Ground area, with top guests from the world of illustration, over fifty stalls offering unique gifts just in time for Christmas, (including books, zines, prints, ceramics and t shirts).…

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Jan Bowman Christmas Open Studio

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - December 2 @ 6:00 pm
Jan Bowman Studio 241 Glenville Grove
London, SE8 4BT United Kingdom
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Award-winning local artist Jan Bowman has announced her first Open House in Deptford. Visitors will be able to buy her elegant, optimistic prints of London and other cities, including a new series of images of Venice, Italy, and discover how she finds inspiration and creates her work. From Scotland via Canada, Jan is an architect-trained illustrator and author whose lyrical,…

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AOI Mini Business Masterclass at London Illustration Fair

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bargehouse OXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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Join AOI's Lou Bones for this comprehensive mini Business Masterclass covering all the essential areas for a successful career in illustration including licensing, self-promotion, understanding the commissioner's journey, working internationally as well as discussing the more difficult issues like dealing with copyright infringement and the ins and outs of client negotiation, fees and contracts. Drawing on real examples as well…

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Illustration Makes Great Advertising

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
D&AD 64 Cheshire Street
London, E2 6EH
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Join D&AD and the AOI in discussion with award-winning illustrator Stevie Gee, Blink’s Head of Illustration Helen Parker and Daniel Moorey, Head of Photography and Illustration at adam&eveDDB. Chaired by Jelly’s Head of Illustration Nicki Field, the panel will discuss why illustration makes great advertising and how to overcome challenges in the commissioning process. Free but RSVP essential!

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Regional Portfolio Consultations – East Sussex

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 11th December 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 11th December 2018

Star Brewery Workshops Studio 17, Star Brewery Workshops, Castle Ditch Ln
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YJ United Kingdom
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Purchase your ticket here Join us for our ongoing regional Portfolio Consultations with Alice Ball - The essential service for those entering the profession and established illustrators seeking advice on new potential markets. AOI members can book a consultation with Alice who will provide guidance on targeting, methods of marketing, self-promotion and gives pointers on basic fee negotiation and the…

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January 2019

ONE FOR THE DIARY... World Illustration Awards 2018 at UWTSD

14th January 2019 @ 9:00 am - 21st February 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Visit the WIA2018 Touring Exhibition in Wales!

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