EMMA LEWIS, ASSOCIATE LECTURER
Emma Lewis is an illustrator and writer from London, and creates work spanning both narrative and commercial illustration, though her primary focus is books. She is largely inspired by folk art, mid-century picture books and travel, which are all reflected in her distinctive style of working.
To date she has authored several books which have been translated into many languages around the world. In 2017 she was the recipient of the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award. She has been twice nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards.
Courses taught at Falmouth University:
- Illustration BA(Hons)
Areas of interests and expertise:
- Visual problem solving / conceptual thinking
- The illustrated book
- Sequential illustration
Social, community and cultural engagement:
Panel discussion member, lecturer and workshop facilitator at a number of cultural institutions abroad and in the UK, including Tate Britain and Modern, The London Children’s Book Fair, and The Hay Festival.
Engagement with professional associations and societies:
Selected for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition
Shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards
EXAMPLES OF PRACTICE
The Museum of Me, Tate Publishing (2016). Winner of the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award 2017. Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2018. Shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2017. Selected for the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition 2017
The Museum of Me, Tate Publishing (2016). Winner of the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award 2017. Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2018. Shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2017. Selected for the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition, 2017
CHUFF CHUFF, Design For Today, 2020
Become adept at problem solving and creating your visual language on an illustration course renowned for its professional practice and industry connections. From day one you’ll have your own desk space, and be encouraged to embrace the studio culture of creative communities.