DANIEL CONVERIO, BA(HONS) ILLUSTRATION – SHORTLISTED FOR BATSFORD PRIZE

DANIEL CONVERIO, BA(HONS) ILLUSTRATION – SHORTLISTED FOR BATSFORD PRIZE

 

Daniel Converio, BA Illustration, Falmouth University

‘(…) it’s as if skin contains land and birds.’

Mixed process, designed traditionally and then coloured digitally. A picture inspired by a quote from the book ‘Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World’, by Linda Hogan.

Congratulations got to Daniel Converio who has been shortlisted for The Batsford Prize 2020–2021. The winners will be announced in June, which include the winner of the People’s Choice Award, a new award where Batsford invite the public to choose their favourite from the judges’ shortlist. Vote for the People’s Choice Award here.

 

INTERVIEW WITH AMY KITCHERSIDE FROM PICKLED INK

INTERVIEW WITH AMY KITCHERSIDE FROM PICKLED INK

Amy Kitcherside from Pickle Ink

Amy comes from an illustration background, graduating from University College Falmouth with a degree in BA Illustration in 2010. Her own work was Highly Commended in the Macmillan Children’s Book Awards in the same year.  She joined Pickled ink in 2012 and quickly climbed the ranks, managing the agency from 2013 – 2016. Over the years her eye for finding talented, unique illustrators has helped establish Pickled ink as an agency known for its distinct and dynamic list – one which she is incredibly proud of. She lives in London and in her spare time, runs her own bindery, selling handmade and bespoke albums. Please do take a look at our Interview with Amy and discover what she has to say about the relationship between artist and agency and the advantages an agency can bring as an Illustrator.