Catherine Pearson was commissioned as part of this years Adobe MAX virtual event to create two downloadable wallpapers for attendees, as part of the CoCreate: Max illustration team.
Daniela Terrazzini has illustrated acclaimed novelist Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book, Where Snow Angels Go; an incredible collaboration between two exceptional artists. Daniela’s dreamy illustrations are perfectly partnered with the modern fairy tale's exploration of the fragility of life and the places we find strength.
Laura Barrett has illustrated two scenes for Marks & Spencers range of gin liqueurs, helping to create the effect of snow globe on a bottle!
Heather Gatley has illustrated an in-store mural design for Canadian Liquor retailer LCBO, following on from a previous mural for their craft beer station, this time it’s all about “coolers”; cocktail mixers to keep cool in the warm weather.
Since the agency was founded, Startworks has been helping new graduates bridge the gap between leaving university and kickstarting their career as an illustrator. We continue to successfully represent many artists who have joined the agency through Startworks; helping to expand portfolios, build client relationships and navigate the creative industry.
If you have graduated as part of the class of 2020 from an illustration, design or arts degree and think you’re ready to leap into the world of professional illustration, then we want to hear from you!
Please send a short introduction, no more than 5 low-res jpegs and a link to your online portfolio, to firstname.lastname@example.org . To reiterate, this is only open to those who have graduated in 2020. Please be aware that due to the overwhelming amount of applications, we can only respond to those who have been successful, but we thank everyone for taking the time to get in touch.
Best of luck! We look forward to hearing from the graduates of 2020!
Daniel Long was commissioned by The Fabian Review to create the cover and lead illustration for their summer 2020 issue, highlighting specific issues raised by recent protests around the world regarding the coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter.
Nic Jones’s first book for Quarto Publishing, North Pole/South Pole (written by Michael Bright), is available to pre-order now! A literal “flip book” the reader begins at the North Pole, learning about the climate and geography of the arctic and then flips the book over to arrive at the South Pole, where you can discover the tabular icebergs, sub-glacial lakes, and ice chimneys of the Antarctic.
Kate Forrester has created illustrations for an animation announcing the new flavours of beers for Modelo USA.