November 2019


Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics

6th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 19th January 2020 @ 5:30 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Much of Cuba’s iconic graphic design is instantly recognizable the world over. But alongside the familiar image of Che Guevara, Cuban artists have produced uncompromising design and illustration to deliver Cuba’s revolutionary message around the world. These works have rarely been seen – until now. Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics is the first major exhibition of graphic design from Cuba’s…

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Quentin Blake: From the Studio

6th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 31st October 2021 @ 5:30 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Quentin Blake works daily in his London studio, creating everything from narrative drawings to books and large-scale installations. This evolving display will give a glimpse into his working world, offering an up-to-date showcase of Blake’s prolific projects as they happen. From the Studio opens with a characteristically wide variety of work including recent publications, forthcoming books, large-scale personal works and preparatory…

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W.E.B. Du Bois: Charting Black Lives

8th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1st March 2020 @ 5:30 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Revered by everyone from Martin Luther King Jr. to Beyoncé, W. E. B. Du Bois stands as one of the most important and influential African American activists and intellectuals of the 20th century. As co-founder of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and author of the seminal book The Souls of Black Folk, Du Bois is celebrated for…

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ONE FOR THE DIARY... World Illustration Awards 2019 at Swansea College of Art UWTSD

November 11 - December 13
House of Illustration2 Granary Square

King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Revered by everyone from Martin Luther King Jr. to Beyoncé, W. E. B. Du Bois stands as one of the most important and influential African American activists and intellectuals of the 20th century. As co-founder of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and author of the seminal book The Souls of Black Folk, Du Bois is celebrated for…

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Illustration and Print Fair Cambridge

November 16 @ 11:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
The Guildhall CambridgeMarket Square
Cambridge, CB2 3QB United Kingdom
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Ink Paper + Print is back for our annual weekend fair showcasing a wonderful array of work by local and national artists, print makers, and publishers. Admission is FREE with this ticket and there are over 60 exhibitors selling unique handmade objects. Prices are affordable, from £2 upwards. The Guildhall in Cambridge has two large halls with excellent access from…

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Call for entries! Collate Digital Exhibition

November 19

Enter to take part in Collate, a digital exhibition celebrating the best in contemporary illustration and typography from the UK and Hong Kong. Entries are open to all artists, designers and studios to submit work for the chance to take part in the exclusive exhibition being held in Hong Kong from the 2nd to the 7th December 2019. Chosen artists…

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AOI Masterclass: Understanding Contracts for Publishing

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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AOI’s Derek Brazell shares advice for illustrators on negotiating contracts with book publishers. The Association of Illustrators is back at House of Illustration for a comprehensive overview of book publishing agreements. If you find contracts confusing and could do with a confidence-boosting session on negotiating with publishers, this session is for you. AOI’s Derek Brazell will break down the daunting…

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Fashion Life Drawing Class with Francesco Lo Iacono

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cass Art Islington66-67 Colebrooke Row
London, N1 8AB United Kingdom
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In this Life Drawing class, tutored by illustrator Francesco Lo Iacono, you have the opportunity to observe a live model wearing the creations of an exciting fashion designer each month. This class is suitable for all levels. It is open to beginners who have an interest in fashion and who want to try out their creative skills or just for the pleasure…

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KALEIDOSCOPE

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - November 24 @ 6:00 pm
Art Hub Studios5-9 Creekside, Deptford
London, SE8 4SA United Kingdom
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A group exhibition showcasing work by ten MA Illustration students from Camberwell College of Arts. ARTISTS: Jorge Garcia Redondo Tina Hatton-Gore Vicky Henson Su Jung Jang Nicolás Niño Jenny Saridi Jack Seymour Annie Ward Siqi Yuan Irena Zablotska WHERE: Art Hub Studios, 5-9 Creekside, Deptford, SE8 4SA Nearest Stations: Deptford Bridge (DLR) - 5 mins walk / Deptford (National Rail) - 10…

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The Plymouth Illustration Event 2019

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Plymouth UniversityJill Craigie Lecture Theatre, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus
Plymouth, PL4 8AA United Kingdom
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The Plymouth Illustration Event 2019 is a collaborative symposium organised by the University of Plymouth and Bloomsbury Publishing featuring talks from a renowned panel of comic book and graphic novel artists and publishers. The speakers will be reflecting on the theme of ‘monster’ and how ideas relating to this manifest and take shape within their practice. Alongside the artists talks…

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Exhibition and Pop-up Shop: Helena Bonastre

November 25 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 6:00 pm
H.CRABB Concertina Works158 Liverpool Road, Islington
London, N1 1LA United Kingdom
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Join me at my debut exhibition in Islington. My illustrations will be on display from 25th November till 1st December at the H.CRABB Concertina Works in Islington (158 Liverpool Road), a former concertina factory and an unexpected space squeezed between two town houses on a residential road. I will be selling original artwork and prints! About the Artist: Helena Bonastre…

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London Illustration Fair

November 29 - December 1
BargehouseOXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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The London Illustration Fair is an annual, artist-led illustration, print and graphic design fair, bringing artists and buyers together in a unique environment. The fair offers the chance for illustration lovers to come face to face with their favourite artists and discover amazing new artwork from emerging illustrators. There is something for every pocket from exclusive original pieces to prints and…

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ONE FOR THE DIARY... AOI Portfolio Consultations at London Illustration Fair

November 29 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
BargehouseOXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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Tickets here. The AOI is back again with this hugely popular session! Get advice on how to edit, promote and present your portfolio in the AOI's group portfolio consultation. Group consultations let you get feedback, but also share insights with your peers. The sessions will be led by Marianna Madriz and Central Illustration Agency's  Art Agent Emilie Tardivel. Sessions will…

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ONE FOR THE DIARY... AOI Mini Business Masterclass at London Illustration Fair

November 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
BargehouseOXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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Tickets here. Join the AOI for their popular, 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, contracts and industry standards. Drawing on…

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December 2019

Westminster Pop Up Presents: WUTOPIA

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - December 8 @ 6:00 pm
67 Neal StreetCovent Garden
London, WC2H 9PJ
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Welcome to WUTOPIA, a Utopian Pop Up shop and retail showcase of 8 young creative entrepreneurs, through the University of Westminster and its Creative Enterprise Centre! We're exhibiting and selling a range of work that encompasses art prints, paintings, original artwork, stationary, limited edition fashion, jewellery and beauty products. We're only open for one week from 2-8 December in the…

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December Sketchmeet

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Join us for a night of quick-fire creative challenges in the gallery at London’s original and best live drawing event. The December edition of Sketchmeet will be guest-hosted by Lana Simanenkova, an Estonian-born, London-based animator and illustrator who previously worked as a Senior Creative at Animade. As a creator of joyful and energetic characters, and lover of puns, storytelling and humorous…

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Exeter Meet Up: RAMM Late!

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

We're thrilled to announce that the next illustration meet-up will take place at Exeter Royal Albert Memorial Museum, as part of the RAMM Late event on 6th December 2019. The kind people at RAMM have allowed us to join their fascinating and engaging evening, which celebrates the wonder of words. Based around the exhibition 'The Lost Words' - a collaborative…

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The Re-Fry

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Foundation Coffee HouseLever Street
Manchester,
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After the success of our first event at Goodstock Manchester, we are extremely excited to announce our next Small Fry event, The Re-Fry! The Re-Fry, will be at Foundation Coffee House on Lever Street, on Saturday 7th December 2019. It will be a meet-up comprising of prints, talks, music and an interactive workshop by Manchesters Easy Peel.   The Re-Fry…

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The House of Illustration Fair: Winter 2019

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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The House of Illustration Fair returns this winter. It’s the perfect place to pick up unique seasonal gifts, cards and stocking fillers while supporting talented illustrators who travel from far and wide to set up shop at London's largest free illustration fair. Expect high-quality handmade cards, limited-edition prints and one-of-a-kind pieces, from homeware to graphic novels and picture books and more. As…

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February 2020

February Sketchmeet

12th February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
House of Illustration2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Join us for a night of quick-fire creative challenges in the gallery at London’s original and best live drawing event. The February edition of Sketchmeet will be guest-hosted by Anna Mill, an artist and designer whose graphic novel Square Eyes won Professional Overall Winner at the AOI's World Illustration Awards 2019. Reinvigorate or discover a love for drawing you didn't know you had through a…

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