Olivia Twist
Art of Protest

Children's Publishing

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
This work was commissioned by Big Picture Press who were looking for 5 different artists from around the world to come together to create a book about protest art.

How was the illustration used:
Each spread was briefed by the publisher to make a book.

How did you make this work:
The essence of the book was to explore artistic freedoms and identities, and so we wanted to show a range of styles in the book to empower readers to try something that works for them. Each artist was commissioned because they work with a variety of mediums. Olivia Twist’s bold lines and limited palette created a different impact.

Commissioner Name :
Joanna McInerney
Commissioner Company :
Bonnier Books UK - Big Picture Press
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instagram.com/ yesoliviatwist

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Olivia Twist is a London-based illustrator, arts facilitator and lecturer who graduated from the Royal College of Art in the UK with an MA in Visual Communication. She won the Quentin Blake Narrative Drawing Prize in 2017, and was also featured in Taschen’s 2019 Best 100 Illustrators from Around the World. She has been commissioned for The Wellcome Collection and WeTransfer among other clients.