10.30am
18 August 2017

Cottonopolis

Andy Singleton's latest work is exhibiting in Manchester Motel One Royal Exchange. Taking inspiration from Manchester's cotton producing history and inspired by the process of manufacturing cotton thread and fabric, Andy Singleton has created a large scale installation and 3 small cased works exploring the theme. The work explores the moment the cotton thread is woven into a new forms and becomes fabric, capturing the energy of the process. 

10.30am
17 August 2017

Winehouse

David De Las Heras for Elpaís Semenal for an article where the writer Leslie Jamison explores the obsession for the excessive life of the British singer, who died six years ago. Titled 'Confessions of an Unreleased Fan', David's portrait is richly painted, conveying the depth of Amy's character. 

10.30am
16 August 2017

Birthday Bottles

It's the legend himself, Mick Brownfield's birthday today. What better way to celebrate than to chink a bottle or two of his iconic Coca Cola bottles together? A toast to you Mick and your prolific illustrative work. To many more!

10.30am
15 August 2017

Wall Art

We are excited to share with you a new wall dazzler! Artist Tatiana Boyko has created a colourful mural for Sheffield Children's Hospital. Her bright and cheerful artwork spans the interior wall of the new Fluoroscopy Room, depicitng a playful graphic cityscape for everyone to enjoy. 

10.30am
14 August 2017

Hibiki

Behold Ben Fearnley's full CGI product visual and illustration created for the Hibiki Japanese Harmony Whisky. The bespoke illustration has a hand crafted approach to it to mimic paper illustration with the brand message: 'Inspired by Nature, Mastered by Artisans.' Well, send us a sample then!

10.30am
11 August 2017

Moving In, Moving Up

Deanna Halsall has been with CIA for mere weeks and is already off to an impressive start, continuing her dynamic success in creating textural graphic illustrations. We are taking this morning to welcome her into the clan, there's always room for your lovely plants. 

10.30am
9 August 2017

Sensitive Sketches

Please welcome our latest member Studio Morales. Applying the finest pencil shading and sweeping brush marks, Morales creates depth of character and intimacy in his portraitre that is packed full of feeling. We are proud to have you on board the CIA Wagon. Take a look at some more pieces over here

10.30am
8 August 2017

A Garden Displayed

Alice Patullo has been in the rolling Yorkshire countryside at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, updating us all with treats from her installed exhibition 'Of House and Home'. For those who can't make it, we thought it was only fair to share some of the beautiful prints and artworks. This piece is titled 'A Garden Displayed'. See many more over here

10.30am
3 August 2017

Bloomsbury Modern Classics

It's an absolute delight to share with you three artworks by CIA Artists, Kerry Hyndman, Dan Mumford and Matt Taylor. They were selected to contribute to the newly released Bloomsbury Modern Classics series for the titles The Kite Runner, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and The English Patient.

 

 

10.30am
2 August 2017

Crafty Croc

Harriet Taylor Seed likes to challenge herself at her craft and in her creative skillset. Her most recent endeavour is entering her blanket designs for Slowdown Studio's competition and we've got our hands on some of the creatures that will feature on it! We know we'd want to be wrapping up and snuggling down with these fellas. Thanks Harriet!