July 2018

POSY SIMMONDS: Original Artwork and Unseen Sketches

June 16 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 4:00 pm
Mercer Art Gallery 31 Swan Road
Harrogate, HG1 2SA United Kingdom
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This exhibition is a rare chance to see artwork and unseen sketches by renowned illustrator and writer Posy Simmonds. There are over 50 works on show from witty cartoons; delightful illustrations from her children’s books and original drawings from her graphic novels including the popular Tamara Drew and Gemma Bovery. There is also a selection of work on special loan…

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Edward Bawden

June 23 - September 9
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road
London, SE21 7AD
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'You don't want to miss an inch of this marvellous, mischievous exhibition' - The Sunday Times

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Quentin Blake: Voyages to the Moon and the Sun

July 3 - September 30
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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The first ever exhibition of Quentin Blake’s illustrations for Cyrano de Bergerac’s science fiction classic

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Regional Portfolio Consultations – East Sussex

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - July 31 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on 31st July 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on 17th July 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on 31st July 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on 17th July 2018 at 1:00pm

£25.00
Star Brewery Workshops Studio 17, Star Brewery Workshops, Castle Ditch Ln
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YJ United Kingdom
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Join us for our (first!) 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 pros and cons of…

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AOI in Seoul: Jack Sachs’ Animation Screening

July 19 - July 30
art book loung 372-7 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu,
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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Don't miss this unique chance to see the surreal animations of Jack Sachs hosted by our friends B-platform in Mapo-gu, Seoul. 이 특별한 기회를 놓치지 마세요. 서울 특별시 마포구의 B-Plaform에서 주최하는 Jack Sacks의 초현실적 인 애니메이션을 감상하십시오.

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The Open Draw Night

July 23 @ 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

July 25 @ 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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World Illustration Awards Exhibition at SIF

July 26 - July 29
The Seoul Illustration fair COEX
Soeul, Korea, Republic of
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Continuing our wonderful partnership with 서울일러스트레이션페어 The Seoul Illustration fair, we are delighted to take the 2017 World Illustration Awards to Korea in the final stop on its year long tour.

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Jack Sachs Illustrator Talk @ the Seoul Illustration Fair

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Seoul Illustration fair COEX
Soeul, Korea, Republic of
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AOI talk to animator / illustrator Jack Sachs

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AOI Business Masterclass @ The Seoul Illustration Fair

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Seoul Illustration fair COEX
Soeul, Korea, Republic of
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Comprehensive mini masterclass covering all the essential areas for a successful career in illustration.

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AOI in Seoul – Jack Sachs talk + Mini Business Masterclass

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join AOI in Seoul with an Illustrator talk from Jack Sachs followed by our awesome Mini Business Masterclass at Art Book Lounge B-Platform in partnership and with thanks to Off to Alone. 잭 삭스 (Jack Sachs)의 일러스트 레이터 토크와 함께 아트 오피스 라운지 B- 플랫폼 (Art Book Lounge B-Platform)에서 미니 홈피 마스터 클래스 (Mini Business Masterclass)를 시작으로 오프 오어 (Off to Alone) 덕분에 서울에 AOI에 가입하십시오.

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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AOI in Seoul: Jack Sachs talk + 100,000 workshop

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Force Dosan-daero 8gil 12, Gangam-gu
Seoul, 06038 Korea, Republic of
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Continuing our adventures in South Korea this summer, we are proud to present this unique and fun experience with Illustrator / Animator extraordinaire, Jack Sachs. In partnership and with thanks to Off to Alone. 올 여름 한국에서의 모험을 계속하면서, 우리는 Illustrator / Animator의 극한 인 Jack Sachs와의 독특하고 재미있는 경험을 자랑스럽게 생각합니다.

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August 2018

AOI in Seoul: Mini Business Masterclass @ Art Force

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Closing out our AOI in Seoul programme of events in partnership with Off to Alone, the wonderful people at Art Force, a comic and illustration academy situation in Gangnam have given us their space to host the last of our business masterclasses specifically aimed at Korean Illustrators.

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~ Soft Life ~

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - August 16 @ 6:00 pm
Gallery Stan Gallery STAN Dosandaero 30 Gil 24, #B-1 48
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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A collection of new and never before seen works by Animator / Illustrator Jack Sachs.  The exhibition covers moving image, sculpture, drawing, painting and digitally rendered images. Jack's work is an exploration around the outer limits of character design, asking what makes us read a collection of shapes as a living character. ~ Soft Life ~ reveals Jack’s practice from initial…

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Exhibition: The Portraits At Anteros Arts Foundation

August 7 @ 10:30 am - August 21 @ 10:30 am
Anteros Arts Foundation 7-15 Fye Bridge Street
Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1LJ United Kingdom
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An exhibition of fourteen hyper-realistic portraits in pen and pencil by Natalie Knowles, aged 15-17 at the time of drawing. Seventeen years later it is very exciting to be exhibiting all fourteen original portraits, seen together for the first time in public. Venue: Anteros Arts Foundation in Norwich. More info and RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/202419903878271/

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Picture Hooks at EIBF – Picture Books: Introducing Art

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edinburgh International Book Festival Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre
Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ
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Art Devotees of the Future A picture book can be a child’s first experience of art and can be the ideal way to start looking at detailed images. Join award-winning illustrator James Mayhew, in discussion with Linda McClelland from the Scottish National Gallery and author Vivian French from Picture Hooks, which provides opportunities for emerging illustrators, for a fascinating discussion…

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Picture Hooks – Masterclass: Mrs Noah’s Collage with James Mayhew

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Scottish National Portrait Gallery The Mound
Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
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Come and discover how printing, painting, tearing, cutting and scribbling have transformed James’s practise as illustrator, especially for the award-nominated book Mrs Noah’s Pockets. Using myths and legends as a theme, this is a practical and fun masterclass, exploring composition, form and drama in picture books, through the process and experiment of collage. Book now via National Galleries Scotland

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Yo Illo

August 29 @ 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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September 2018

Dalston Comic Creators Club

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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London Design Festival

September 15 - September 23

The Festival returns to venues and institutions across the city from 15-23 September 2018.

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International Comic Expo Birmingham

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
BCEC Smallbrook Queensway
Birmingham, B5 4EW
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A one day family and fan convention with a full program of events such as book launches, star interviews and fun live art events hosted by guests and comics journalists. This year's guest list features some of the biggest names in comics including the legendary creative team behind Judge Dredd: John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra with many more to be announced.…

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Thought Bubble Festival Leeds

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm

Thought Bubble 2018 runs from 17th - 23rd September, at venues across Leeds with the centre-piece convention taking place over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd September in the heart of the city; Millennium Square, Leeds Library, Leeds Town Hall, The Carriageworks Theatre, Cookridge Street and Radisson Blu Hotel. Tickets are now on sale for this year's convention, and full booking…

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Picture Hooks Exhibition at Craigard Gallery, Wigtown

September 21 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Craigard Gallery 13 North Main Street
Wigtown, DG8 9HL
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Picture Hooks is headed to Wigtown! Picture Hooks artists have been involved in a mentoring scheme and 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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Illustration Arts Festival

September 22 - September 23
Lasalle Macnally Campus 1 McNally Street,
Singapore, 187940
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Singapore’s first indie illustration-centric festival!

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Yo Illo

September 26 @ 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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October 2018

Picture Hooks Exhibition at Gracefield Arts Centre

October 6 - November 2
Gracefield Arts Centre 28 Edinburgh Rd
Dumfries, DG1 1JQ
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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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Bristol Comic and Zine Fair

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Station Silver Street
Bristol, BS1 2AG
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Bristol Comic and Zine Fair celebrates the world of DIY and independent publishing. The fair brings together artists, writers, and publishers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market. 2018 will be our 8th year. The poster for BCZF 2018 is by Molly Fairhurst. BCZF 2018 is on Saturday 6th October, 12-5.30pm (Accessible Hour 11am-12pm)

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Yo Illo

October 31 @ 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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November 2018

ICE Winter Special Brighton

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hilton Metropole Brighton Kings Road
Brighton, BN1 2FU United Kingdom
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From the people behind ICE Birmingham, the winter special of the comic convention returns to Brighton for its second year. Full details including guests and events are to be announced very soon!

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Brighton Illustration Fair 2018

November 3 @ 10:00 am - November 4 @ 5:00 pm
University of Brighton 58-67 Grand Parade
Brighton, BN2 0JY United Kingdom
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Brighton Illustration Fair (BIF) comes back for a 4th consecutive year this 3rd & 4th November to the University of Brighton’s Sallis Benney Theatre & gallery spaces. Back for 2 days of exhibitors, guests, talks, exhibitions and much more. Confirmed guests so far include Atelier Bingo, Maria Midttun, Laurie Rowan and Ryan Gillett. More to be announced.

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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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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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The highly popular World Illustration Awards 2018 exhibition tours to Falmouth Art Gallery in Cornwall.

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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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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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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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