Linda Scott

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Linda joined Falmouth University in 2004, relocating from London where she worked as a freelance Illustrator and academic. She has been commissioned by most of the national newspapers and her illustration career spans almost thirty years illustrating mainly within the editorial field for publications including Times Educational Supplement, Elle Magazine (UK and France), The Independent Newspaper, Jamie Magazine (UK and Holland), Resurgence And Ecologist Magazine, Radio Times and several BBC titles. Music industry commissions have been from BMG, Virgin Records and World Circuit. Linda has also enjoyed commissions within the areas of advertising for Pret A Manger and United Emirates Airlines, design for Southwark Council and Abbey National, publishing for Heinemann, Scholastic and The Ivy Press and public art projects, including Jack’s Cows in Cornwall and creating media workshops for videos used to train teachers for DCA Libya.

Her career as an educator within the field of illustration and design spans twenty four years during and in addition to her teaching role at Falmouth she has also taught at The University Of The Arts London, Surrey Institute, Southampton Institute and Plymouth University. In recent years, Linda has presented research papers at conferences and been published internationally in conference proceedings in Northern Portugal at CONFIA 15,16,17,18 and 19. She has delivered presentations at the University of Lorraine in 2017 and at Burgundy University in 2019.


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Courses taught at Falmouth University:

  • Illustration BA(Hons)

Policy engagement within Cornwall:
Engagement with organisations which contribute to the development of educational, cultural or socio-economic policies in Cornwall

  • Exchange Gallery, Penzance/Newlyn Gallery


Business engagement case studies:

  • The Bristol Collaboration project, 2017
  • Collaboration with Dave Bain / Falmouth University Alumni

Independent professional practice

  • FOMO: Presentation on Outsider Art Falmouth Art Gallery 2018
  • A Book Of The Night an all night printmaking event at The Exchange Gallery, Penzance
  • 24 Hour Comic: a 24 hour event at the Education Core at The Eden Project
  • Jacks Cows painted life sized fibre glass cows, auctioned to raise money for The Hall For Cornwall
  • Carousel group show at The Hall For Cornwall 2012
  • DCA Libya – delivering media workshops via video 2013

Social, community and cultural engagement:

  • Banner design and making for Galowan Festival, Penzance
  • Staff Illustration Show, The Poly, Falmouth
  • St Just Gallery auction to raise money for Knut community centre

Engagement with professional associations and societies:

  • Association Of Illustrators, London – Member


Pollution SolutionCycling in London, shortlisted for the Association of Illustrators / Serco competition and exhibited at the London Transport Museum

Cycling in LondonPollution Solution

Heart of UnityHeart Of Unity,  being shortlisted for Cheltenham Illustration awards, published in their collection.


BA(Hons) Illustration
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.

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