The London Illustration Fair 2014: Judging panel
Lisa Hassell – Inkygoodness
Established in 2008, Inkygoodnesss is a platform for new and emerging talent to showcase work alongside established artists, offering a unique opportunity to develop professional careers through self-promotion and networking.
Inviting submissions from creatives around the globe, Inkygoodness have worked with a growing collective of illustrators, artists and character designers, including Felt Mistress, Mc Bess, Good Wives & Warriors, Mr Penfold, Florence Blanchard, MotelSeven, David Shillinglaw, Marina Munn, Toy Factory, Loulou & Tummie, Liam Barrett, Ben Newman, Dave Bain, Scott Balmer, Michael Slack, Tado, Sneaky Raccoon, Billy, Rilla Alexander, Hattie Stewart, Slumberbean, Animaux Circus, Gemma Correll, Ryan Quincy, Brothers of the Stripe, Muxxi & many many more.
Gavin Lucas & Camilla Parsons - Outline Artists
Sister company to the now well-established Outline Editions, Outline Artists was set up by Camilla Parsons and Gavin Lucas in 2013 in response to a growing number of requests from a wide range of clients to commission original imagery for commercial projects.
Outline Artists represent a small but diverse roster of international image-making and design talent and also work as an illustration consultancy. No matter what the project, their remit is always the same: to work closely with clients and artists to deliver beautiful work.
Outline Artists’ clients include Heal's, Transport For London, Liberty, Triumph, ITSU, Osborne & Little, Hearst Magazines, Oxford University Press, Wilderness Festival and Zubrowka.
Polly Glass & Chris Harrison – Wrap Magazine
Founded by designers Chris Harrison and Polly Glass in September 2010 with the aim of showcasing the work of up-and-coming illustrators, Wrap is a publication that bridges the gap between being a magazine and a product – while each themed edition comes full of interviews and features on an eclectic range of creative endeavours.
Wrap is a celebration of illustration, design and creative culture, putting the spotlight on some of the best artists from around the world. Wrap is published three times a year and stocked in more than 150 shops around the world. Each issue includes ten illustrated wrapping papers made especially for that issue, printed on five double-sided pull-out sheets.
Sarah Boris – Phaidon Press
Since 2005, Sarah has worked for organisations including Tate, the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), the Barbican Centre, the Architecture Foundation, Triangle Network, Gasworks, Hotshoe International, Max Wigram Gallery, Visiting Arts, Fedrigoni and the Royal Philharmonic Society amongst others. She also worked closely with many established and emerging artists over the years such as Noémie Goudal, Simon Tegala, Will Holder, Sion Parkinson, Lis Rhodes, JocJonJosch. Sarah currently works as Associate Art director to Phaidon Press.
A keen illustrator, Sarah has exhibited internationally (UK, Spain, Ukraine, Moscow, USA) including most recently at the London Illustration Fair 2013 and at Pick Me Up 2013, Somerset House London. She was awarded an Artist Residency at East London Printmakers from October to December 2013 and a Project Keyholder residency in 2014. Sarah’s screenprints are currently on show at Nelly Duff gallery.
Mr Bingo - Illustrator
Mr Bingo is an illustrator, animator and graphic designer working in London. His clients include Microsoft, Oxfam, Converse, Orange, Nike, the BBC, Volkswagen, Virgin, Jimmy Carr, Camden Brewery, Howies, Carhartt, Absolut and MTV. Mr Bingo provides editorial illustrations for both The Financial Times and The Guardian newspapers, and has had work featured in magazines, Bearded, Dazed and Confused, WIRED, Esquire and GQ.