Join us for a full day of quick-fire sessions, packed with practical advice and information about different aspects of making it as a professional illustrator.
House of Illustration staff will share their knowledge and experience, highlighting examples of career opportunities to be found by working in and around galleries. Plus, professional freelancers will share personal stories and advice from their own routes in to the industry.
Topics will include:
- Curating illustration
- Approaching retailers with a pitch
- Building a social media profile
- Working in education
- Opportunities at House of Illustration
Confirmed guest speakers will include:
Joey Yu - Freelance artist, illustrator and animator
Merlin Strangeway - Award-winning freelance medical illustrator and educator
Tori Truslow - Writer and digital media specialist
Gemma Seltzer - UK lead for Kickstarter
Katie McCurrach - Assistant Curator and Touring Exhibitions Manager at House of Illustration
Emily Jost - Head of Education at House of Illustration
Holly Burrows - Retail and Visitor Services Manager at House of Illustration
More speakers will be announced soon so watch this space!
Important to know:
Registration will open at 9.45am for a prompt start.
The day will end with drinks and networking.
Please bring warm layers as the South Gallery is kept at a cool temperature to conserve the artwork on display.
This event was previously scheduled for Monday 8 July. Tickets booked for this date will be transferred. If you'd prefer a refund, please email email@example.com.