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Brighton Illustration Fair – BIF 2015

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The Brighton Illustration Fair is 2 days of mixed mediums all celebrating the world of illustration. There will be comics/prints/zines/small press/apparel/art. Screenings, talks and workshops, plus a bunch of other fun things to enjoy.

External Link: Brighton Illustration Fair – BIF 2015 at One Church Brighton – Gloucester Place

Fairytales and Felines – An exhibition of illustration by Ella Goodwin

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An exhibition at Cherryleaf Coffee House in the heart of Norwich. Showing my most recent work including new work inspired by local East Anglian folk lore and whimsical felines.

The exhibition runs from the 2nd to 31st March so plenty of time to come in drink coffee, eat cake and admire the pretties. Sundries will also be on sale.

External Link: Fairytales and Felines – An exhibition of illustration by Ella Goodwin at Cherryleaf Coffee House

We Make Monsters

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Abi Stevens and Alan Rogerson present a joint exhibition of mysterious monsters, which will run from the 16th to the 20th of February at the Norfolk Street Changing Spaces location in Cambridge!

The exhibition will feature Abi’s Bestiary Project series and a selection of her hand-drawn monster drawings, alongside Alan’s awesome hand-drawn and lino-cut monsters, and some collaborative drawings created by both artists together.

There will also be workshops, a private view and other events running in the space throughout the week, so if you want to keep up to date with these, please go check out the Facebook page. This exhibition is brought to you in association with Crafty Cambridge and Changing Spaces.

External Link: We Make Monsters at Changing Spaces – 9 Norfolk Street

The Artist Project at Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place

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From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.

Bev Hogue’s work will be on display for the first time at TAP.

External Link: The Artist Project at Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place

Showcase 100

Showcase 100 - An Illustration Project, Exhibition & Book

The Showcase 100 exhibition will be held from 7th – 11th April 2015 at The Framer’s Gallery in central London. This is an excellent art space in the heart of the Fitzrovia area and is easy to get to by train, tube and bus. Showcase 100 is a juried exhibition and publication of 100 illustrations from some of the best professional illustrators working in the industry today.

The private viewing will on Thursday 9th April, 6pm – 8pm. It’ll be an open door policy and all are welcome. There will be free drinks until they’re gone and we’ll be moving onto the Fitzroy Tavern after the show.

Please feel free to invite your friends, the more the merrier.

External Link: Showcase 100 at The Framers Gallery

OFFSET2015

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OFFSET is a 3 day creative conference held annually in Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Every year the very best of Irish and International creative professionals come together for a weekend of presentations, lectures, interviews and discussions. We take multi-disciplinary approach to curating OFFSET and feature industry leaders from the worlds of graphic design, animation, illustration, advertising, film, fashion and more.

External Link: OFFSET2015 at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Yo Illo Illustrators’ Christmas Party (London)

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It’s almost Christmas, and that means hearing all about friends’ and partners’ office parties, while you’re left behind at the drawing board, sipping a lonely glass of mulled wine. But no longer! This year, Yo Illo (the monthly illustration meetup group) is coming to the rescue with the Illustrators’ Christmas Party, a night of music, drinking and festivities with fellow creatives!

AN ‘OFFICE’ PARTY FOR FREELANCERS!

Join them on Wednesday, 10th December at the Exmouth Market Church Hall near Clerkenwell. The Yo Illo team are very excited that the Dakota Jim Band will be providing entertainment for the evening with a selection of jazz and folk numbers and classic Christmas tunes, and a choice of wines and local beers and spirits will be on offer to help you get into the Yuletide spirit.

In addition to this, Depop will generously provide a number of free bottles of beer to help get the night off to a great start! (Get there early to avoid missing out!)

So, come along and show off your favourite festive jumper, put on your dancing shoes, and enjoy a night with fellow illustrators!

External Link: Yo Illo Illustrators’ Christmas Party at the Exmouth Market Church Hall

Peter James Field ‘No Bulb in my Lamp’ London Book Launch

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Illustrator Peter James Field celebrates the launch of ‘No Bulb in My Lamp’, a 200 page book documenting ten years of observational sketches.

The book has been self-published by the artist in an edition of 1500, following a successful campaign on Kickstarter. It has been designed by award winning London design studio The Entente.

Peter will be signing and dedicating copies of the book throughout the evening. The first twenty purchasers will also receive a complimentary copy of his hand-made ‘Saliva Tree’ book. There will also be a chance to win an exclusive signed print by the artist.

External Link: Peter James Field ‘No Bulb in my Lamp’ Book Launch at Artwords Bookshop

Tura Tura Tura 3

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A group art show honouring the life & career of cult superstar Tura Satana. The spirit of cult superstar TURA SATANA tears into Los Angeles December 6 for TURA! TURA! TURA! III, an epic, once-in-a-lifetime multi-media event.

Please join us at the Lethal Amounts art gallery in LA for the opening night gala reception/celebration of cult superstar TURA SATANA’s career, honoring the iconic star of Russ Meyer’s ‘Faster Pussycat Kill! Kill!’ amongst others.

There will be over 50 pieces of incredible “Tura” art from world renowned artists: JASON MECIER, MITCH O’CONNELL, GUSTAVO RIMADA, BEV HOGUE, MICHELLE BICKFORD, TOM “BIG TOE” LAURA, FRANCO VON LOWBROW, DAVE CALVER and many more.

The Saturday December 6th kick-off party, hosted by TERA PATRICK, will also feature:

A LIVE BURLESQUE STRIP-SHOW by legendary Russ Meyer star FRANCESCA “KITTEN” NATIVIDAD
LIVE GO-GO DANCERS all night long
LIVE D.J.
and…
Host TERA PATRICK will also model one of TURA’S original film costumes. Talk about a photo op!

You’ve never experienced anything like this before, and surely never will again, so don’t miss out on this truly once-in-a lifetime event!

Varla’s back!
See you there Pussycat

External Link: Tura Tura Tura 3 at Lethal Amounts Art Gallery