Illustration Selected by AOI
We are pleased to announce that we will be in the prestigious AOI’s (Association of Illustrators) Images 36 – Best of British Contemporary Illustration 2012. This is the second year in a row Design and i’s creative director Martin Hyde’s illustration’s have been featured. Last year we had our iconic illustration for the Derby Greyhound swinging sign featured. This year it is the lead piece from an illustration series called The Visitors. The piece is called Visitor Support, and features the Derby Cathedral and a giant mechanical robot. The Visitor series were produced on brushed aluminium and have been widely exhibited around the region, including the Tarpey Gallery and the Royal Derby Hospital.
“I am really pleased to be selected to be in Images 36. It means a lot to me to be in such a prestigious book, and recognised as an illustrator by my contemporaries.” – Martin
You can buy last years Images 35 – Best of British Illustration 2011 from Amazon and other good retailers. We will let you know when Images 36 is available.
About the AOI
The AOI was established in 1973 to advance and protect illustrator’s rights and encourage professional standards. The AOI is a non-profit making trade association dedicated to its members’ professional interests and the promotion of illustration.
IMAGES 35 – The best of British contemporary illustration 2011
Published August 2011, 366 pages, hardback.
Featuring around 400 illustrations, as selected by an expert panel of internationally acclaimed judges.
Now in its 34th year, Images includes an introduction by the distinguished New York based teacher and commentator Steven Heller and special feature, the Critic’s Award, selected by the Editor of The Observer, John Mulholland.