We Made It

The Arts University Bournemouth’s BA (Hons) Illustration 2016 graduate show


Thursday 7th: 6 – 9pm


Friday 8th: 10am – 6pm
Saturday 9th/ Sunday 10th: 12 – 6pm

Georgie Sturge is a Surrey born illustrator. It was during her studies at AUB that she won first prize in the Dorset Art prize, 2015. Georgies work is strongly figure orientated, inspired by the social situations and relationships people face in everyday life. She focuses upon themes of youth culture and coming of age, seeking to relate with the viewer through emotive and atmospheric scenes.
A writer & Illustrator, Meg produces narratives for the 8-12 childrens’ genre. Working predominantly with pencil and sometimes digital colour, she creates quirky and detailed illustrations.
Lucy Turnbull is an illustrator and maker specialising in surface design for homeware and gifts, Inspired by her surroundings, Lucy focuses on the aspects that make up locations. With a passion for drawing, her illustrations are created from ink and dip pens, then digitally manipulated into repeat patterns.
James is an illustrator from Bournemouth. Specializing in aspects of printmaking as well as the hand-drawn, he likes to create largely detailed illustrations. Inspired by nature and the natural history of the world, James uses this to influence his work.
Finding inspiration in built-environments, India’s work is primarily focused on highlighting the complicated beauty and decorative qualities found in architecture and cities. Featuring intricate hand-drawn line work and limited block colour, India often translates her work into limited edition screen-prints, self-published books and zines.
Lia McKenzie is a Kent based illustrator, inspired by food and nutrition. Working mainly with ink, her work aims to educate and humour her audience.
Lucy is an illustrator who enjoys drawing interiors and botanics. Working with a range of mediums, Lucy creates subtle yet striking single images that also work together as a series.
British illustrator and printmaker Charlotte Tanner creates watercolours, drawings and screen prints inspired by the natural world; experimenting with the colours and textures that can be created. Her recent illustrations exploring the habitat of the Rainforest and the wildlife within it has been achieved through the process of printmaking. Screen prints and mono prints have allowed her to create Rainforest illustrations and textures to combine into final images exploring the environment, which have been realised within a final book.
Vickie works in both 2D and 3D mediums. Creating  detailed and intricate pattern drawings, she likes her illustrations to either capture an emotion or evoke one. Her 3D work is inspired by nature, consisting of decorative pieces made using string and materials, which are intended to be wall pieces and plant pot hangers.
Lauren O’Reilly is an illustrator and paper artist from London. Currently working on a series of paper cut illustrations and prints advertising a range of cocktails, Lauren’s work is vibrant and unique.