Frances Castle was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum to create illustrations for their new Kid's Guide to their London museum. The book is aimed at children aged 7 to 11 and had to be accessible and appealing to both girls and boys. IWM London re-opened it's doors after a refurbishment in July 2014, in time for the Centenary of the First World War and Frances' brief was to interpret the newly designed atrium with it's displays of iconic planes and other objects. She also produced a series of comic strips telling stories of people's experience of war and conflict up to the present day.
A new museum dedicated to the art of storytelling, funded by legendary Star Wars director, George Lucas, is to be built in Chicago and planned to be completed in 2018.
We are extremely proud to learn that artwork from Chris Moore is one of the first to be selected to exhibit.
Chris is a world-renowned commercial illustrator specialising in sci-fi illustration and the piece chosen by the Lucas Museum was painted for Philip K. Dick’s classic novel “Ubik”. It fits beautifully in the catalogue of images that have so far been revealed on their website.
The Lewis Chessmen are among the best known objects in Edinburgh's National Museum of Scotland. Originally made in the 12th Century, this Viking hoard of ninety-three carved ivory chess pieces were found some 700 years later in a sand-dune on the island of Lewis in 1831. The Museum commissioned Adam Stower to create designs based on these famous Chessmen, for a range of products including mugs, tea towels, bags and stationery. Adam Stower is represented by Arena
We are proud to announce that Bernice Lum has just finished a huge commission for the Washington National Children's Museum in the USA. Commissioned as part of the museum's refurbishment, and in collaboration with Amaze Design, Bernice's bold and colourful illustrations are emblazoned across the whole of the exterior, on giant wall and window panels. With various themes such as travel, food, culture and history, her eye catching designs are sure to inspire the next generation, so get down to Washington DC and marvel at this fabulous, brand spanking new facade! Bernice Lum is represented by the Organisation.