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Lawrence Goldsmith

Time - 9:45-10.15Lawrence currently writes and colours the Andy Capp cartoon which is syndicated worldwide. He will discuss Andy Capp and his career as a cartoonist, from which he has an impressive client list.

Dwayne Bell

Time - 10.30-11.00Dwayne discusses his background in graphic design and illustration.

AOI Discusses - Super Self Promotion!

TIME - 11.15-12.15Join AOI Projects Manager Derek Brazell with Illustrators Ben Tallon and Sandra Dieckmann discussing the challenges around self-promotion and getting your work to the right people in the right way!

Lucy MacLeod

Time - 1.00-1.30Originally a fine artist having studied painting at Edinburgh College of Art (1996-2000), Lucy discovered that her strong, expressive line-work combined with her love of graphic composition lent itself to commercial visual communication.

Dan Mumford, Drew Millward & Tom J Newell

Time - 1.45-2.30Tom J Newell, Drew Millward & Dan Mumford– talking about their careers with Q & A

Matt Bailey

Time - 2.45-3.15Matthew Bailey is a blackwork artist, the content of his work primarily focuses on on skeletal figures, with themes of sexuality, sense of self, and modern romance.

Jim Stoten

Time - 3.45-4.15Jim Stoten is an illustrator based in London, UK. Over the last several years Jim’s unique style and fun illustrations have been commissioned for an impressive list of clients including MTV, Habitat, Levi’s, Urban Outfitters and The Guardian.


Time - 4.30-5.00Talk with Nik Holmes on his career as an illustrator