House of Illustration

Cartoons and illustrations by some of the biggest names in the business are due to go under the hammer next month in support of the House of Illustration. The Sotheby’s auction, to be held on the 16th December, will feature work by Peter Brookes, Gerald Scarfe, Eric Carle (from children’s classic The Very Hungry Caterpiller), Beryl […]

Annual illustration show reaches 34

The exhibiton Images: The Best of British Contemporary Illustration is currently on show at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre. It runs until July 10. Organised by the Association of Illustrators, Images is a prestigious annual illustration exhibition which has been running for 34 years. Selected by a panel of judges, the show features works of illustration […]

Chris Burke to talk at illustrators group

Detail from Norwich, created for Ottakar’s bookshops by Chris Burke PCOer Chris Burke is guest speaker at the Brighton Illustrators Group meeting on 28th January. His talk takes place at the Eagle pub, 125 Gloucester Rd, at 8pm. Chris tells us what he has planned: I’ll be taking an illustrated canter through 25 years of […]

Major illustration show opening

The Chris Beetles Gallery’s annual illustrators show opens in London this weekend (November 14 and 15). More than 1,000 original pieces of original artwork, from 1800 to present day, will be on display in The Illustrators 2009. Many of the artists included in the selling exhibition are household names, from Arthur Rackham to John Tenniel […]

Exhibition: The Illustrators 2008

The Chris Beetles Gallery in London is currently hosting a show entitled The Illustrators 2008 . The annual show features work by illustrators and cartoonists, such as Quentin Blake, left, from 1800 to the present day. It runs until January 3. The gallery says that the exhibition, which features more than 1,000 pictures, is the […]

PCO Artist of the Month – Dave Gaskill

A second offering of cartoon, illustration and caricature from PCO Artist of the Month – Dave Gaskill. Bloghorn says click G for GaskillBritish cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)