5 Illustration Degree Shows to (Virtually) Visit

Whether you are a commissioner looking to work with fresh talent, or just an illustration enthusiast, we recommend visiting a variety of this years online degree shows. Now is the time to celebrate, share and support the graduates of 2020. The AOI have compiled a shortlist of 5 illustration degree shows to get you started on your virtual tour (no petrol needed).

Spotlight On Tristan Manco

Street art expert Tristan Manco joined AOI members for a July ‘Spotlight On’ informal lunchtime talk. With graffiti everywhere as a form of protest, it was the right time for..

10 UK Illustration Graduates to Watch in 2020

Here at the AOI, we have been astounded by the versatility, resilience and undeniable talent of this years graduates. In this feature, we are celebrating 10 up-and-coming illustrators, who stand out in our minds. From paper-cuts to placards, these illustrators have demonstrated incredible creativity in the face of adversity, and we know they will take the industry by storm.

Spotlight On Lucy Truman

Award winning illustrator Lucy Truman joined AOI members for our new ‘Spotlight On’ series of informal lunchtime talks. With a great use of line and a lightness of touch, Lucy..

Spotlight On Frannerd

Watch our ‘Spotlight On’ talk with illustrator, author, YouTuber and Patreon expert, Fran Meneses a.k.a Frannerd who share fascinating insights into her life as a ‘content producer’.

New Talent Highlights from the WIA2020 Longlist!

We’ve rounded up some fantastic New Talent entries by either current students or recent graduates for you to discover, and see the next generation of illustrators who are pushing our industry forward.

Spotlight On Claudine O’Sullivan

Award winning illustrator Claudine O’Sullivan joined AOI members for our new ‘Spotlight On’ series of informal lunchtime talks. Claudine, who is well known for her Apple and Jameson whiskey commissions, discussed her practice and her unique experience of the illustration industry to date.

Spotlight On: Vic Lee

Spotlight On is our series of informal online lunch chats with inspiring Illustrators. This week Illustrator, mural artist, wordsmith and map-maker Vic Lee.

Spotlight On: Dapo Adeola

We bring you a recording of our latest chat with Dapo Adeola, part of Spotlight On: a new series of informal online lunch chats with inspiring Illustrators, freely available to all AOI members.

Spotlight On: Genie Espinosa

We bring you a recording of our latest chat with Genie Espinosa, part of Spotlight On: a new series of informal online lunch chats with inspiring Illustrators, freely available to all AOI members.

Spotlight On: Montana Forbes

Last Friday we hosted our first Spotlight On Montana Forbes, a new series of informal online lunch chats with inspiring Illustrators, freely available to all AOI members! Clcik through to see the full recording of the session.