Matt Holland
"Meet the archive moles." (Prospect Magazine)

People are digging through library stacks and second-hand bookshops in search of lost classics.


Commissioned | New Talent

How were your illustrations used? :
Magazine or newspaper inside or spot illustration/s

How did you make this work:
This illustration was commissioned for Prospect Magazine both in print and online.
The article detailed the intriguing role of archive moles in finding lost classic novels and releasing them to wider acclaim. I produced the illustration digitally using Procreate and developed the roughs in pencil.

Commissioner Name :
Mike Turner
Commissioner Company :
Prospect Magazine
Commissioned for:
Prospect Magazine

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Currently Based:
United Kingdom (UK)

Matt Holland is an illustrator based in London, Paddington. He studied illustration at Falmouth University, graduating in May 2022. Matt has produced a number of editorial illustrations for papers and magazines in the past year, including Harper’s Magazine, Scientific American and the Boston Globe.