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London Illustration Fair at OXO Tower Wharf until Sunday 3 December 2017

An annual, artist-led illustration, print and graphic design fair, bringing artists and buyers together in a unique environment.

The fair offers the chance for illustration lovers to meet face to face with favourite artists and discover amazing new artwork from emerging illustrators.

There is something for every pocket from exclusive original pieces to prints and gifts for under ten pounds. 🤑


OXO Tower Wharf, South Bank, Barge House Street, London SE1 9PH

Thu 6pm-9pm
Fri 11am-8pm
Sat 11am-8pm
Sun 11am-6pm

From £8 book online

Kemistry Gallery: 100 Years of Graphic Art @ Protein Studios / until Sunday 15th March 2015


Doors: 10am – 6pm (weekends 10am – 5pm)

@ Protein Studios, 31 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EY

Free entry


Ranging from 1914 to the present day, the exhibition is a unique Kemistry-curated retrospective of some of the most iconic and exciting moments in graphic design history.

Artists include Alan Fletcher, Fredun Shapur, Hans Hillman, Ken Garland, Lou Dorfsman, Seymour Chwast and Milton Glaser, Saul Bass, Anthony Burrill, James Joyce, Jean Jullien, Geoff McFetridge, Parra, Rob Lowe, Ryan Todd, Stefan Glerum, Zero Per Zero, Experimental Jetset, Geneviève Gauckler, plus anonymous works from important private collections of classic design images, including Polish cinema posters of the 1960s and the propaganda images of the Latin American radicals OSPAAL.

For ten years London’s Kemistry Gallery has been the UK’s leading exhibition space for cutting-edge graphic design, supporting and showcasing the brightest emerging talents (including Parra, UVA, Ben Eine and Yoni Alter) and classic masters (from Saul Bass and Ken Garland to Milton Glaser and Seymour Chwast) alike.

Artcade @ Beach London / until 29th June 2014


Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00
18:00-22:00 on 1st May

@ Beach London, 20 Cheshire Street, London E2 6EH

Free entry


For their new exhibition Beach London have invited six artists to produce a piece of artwork inspired by a vintage arcade machine from the ‘Golden Era’ of coin-operated gaming.

Cabinets on show will be Pac Man, Galaxian, Space Invaders, Asteroids, Donkey Kong and Street Fighter II. Exhibiting artists include Gemma Shiel (Lazy Oaf), Anthony Burrill, Pete Fowler, Ellie Andrews, Rosy Nicholas and Malarky.

During the show Beach will be recording the top scores on each machine. At the end, each cabinet’s top-scorer will win the artwork that accompanies it.

UEL Fine Art Degree Show: private view @ AVA Building / Thursday 30th May until Monday June 3rd 2013


Open: 18:00 – 21:00

@ University of East London, AVA Building, Docklands Campus,  4-6 University Way, London, E16 2RD

Free entry, all welcome


Featuring animation, fine art, graphic design, moving image, illustration, photography, printmaking and textiles by a selection of the greatest artists in London.

Pick Me Up @ Somerset House / from Thursday 18th until Sunday 28th April 2013


Daily 10:00-18:00
Thursdays 10:00-22:00

@ Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Tickets: from £6, Festival Pass £15 book online


Our favourite contemporary graphic arts festival returns for an 11-day celebration of graphic art, design and illustration.  The festival showcases and sells original artworks and limited-edition prints from the industry’s best talent, each day the festival will be running an exciting mix of quirky family workshops, lively evening events and creative forums.  Some of the artists contributing to this year’s programme include Guardian regulars Modern Toss and the award-winning animation studio Aardman, who will host Shaun the Sheep model-making workshops.

Festival Passes allow unlimited entry into Pick Me Up and events within the Embankment Galleries, 18-28 April (subject to capacity). Please note this does not include talks in the Screening Room.

To visit the new Pick Me Up webstore click here: www.pickmeuplondon.com

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair @ Somerset House / From Thursday 22nd March 1st April 2012


Open: 11:00 – 20:00

@ Somerset House, Embankment Galleries, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

£6 concessions £8 and £13 multi-entry pass book


Pick Me Up is one of our favourite events of the year and is back for a third year. The fair will showcase the most exciting talent in the graphic art world and offer visitors a chance to meet the artists, take part in workshops and buy affordable graphic and illustration art.

New features for 2012 include:
– Daily Special Space
– Events Space
– Children’s Illustration Weekend
– Cartoons and Comics Weekend
– Portfolio Surgery with The Enquiry Desk

Late Thursdays: 22nd March & 29th March
Including a bar, live DJs, workshops and demos.

Children’s Illustration Weekend: 24th – 25th March
Including workshops, signings, storytelling and animation screenings.

Cartoons & Comics Weekend: 31st – 1st April
Including live drawing, workshops and talks.

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Typo Factory – Private View @ The Rag Factory / Thursday 7th July 2011


Doors: 6pm – 10pm

@ The Rag Factory
16-18 Heneage Street
London, E1 5LJ
Tube: Aldgate East


Typo Factory is a show by a graphic design collective consisting of second year BA Graphic & Media Design: Typo/Graphic students from the London College of Communication. Entirely produced and designed by them, it is an opportunity to see young creatives embracing a multitude of thoughtful outcomes.

Have a look at their work HERE. And with interactive workshops you can type, construct, bind and take home your own unique zine!

Since its renovation, The Rag Factory has hosted exhibitions and degree shows by students from prestigious institutions including UCA Rochester, Central St Martin’s, UEL, Slade, Goldsmiths, Guildford and Westminster University.

Open to the public: Fri 8 – Sat 9 July 2011, 10am – 8pm

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Restitution Press @ Lava Gallery / Until 25th May 2011


Open Daily: 11am – 7pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

@ Lava Gallery
1.11 Kingly Court
Carnaby Street
London, W1B 5PW


Restitution Press
is a hand-printed newspaper from Los Angeles, incorporating photography, graphic design and illustration. Founded by Ryan Graeff, the paper showcases the latest artwork by him and his network of affiliated artists.

Graeff’s Bandit character is a well known sight on the streets of Los Angeles, and the street art influence is evident in his brilliant studio work. For the show at LAVA Gallery, Graeff has sent us a selection of pages from the latest edition of Restitution Press, along with a stack of prints by him and 2 other members of his posse: Abcnt and Jonas Lara.


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Oscar Bolton Green presents ‘Football Stadiums’ Private view @ Notting Hill Arts Club / Tuesday 12th April 2011


Doors: 6.30pm – 9pm

@ Notting Hill Arts Club
21 Notting Hill Gate
London, W11 3JQ

Entry: £Free
– On show until 30/04/11


Oscar Bolton Green presents ‘Football Stadiums’ Book Launch and Exhibition:

Notting Hill Arts Club is pleased to announce an exhibition of illustrations to coincide with the launch of Oscar Bolton Green’s new book ‘Football Stadiums.’ Off the back of ‘Bird Beak Book’ (Edizioni Corraini), Oscar has put together a limited edition risograph printed book, in collaboration with Rolling Sea. Ever since watching ‘Football Italia’ as a child, Oscar has had a passion for stadiums and their unique character.

In his latest book, Oscar depicts some of his favourite football arenas from around Europe. Oscar recently graduated from Camberwell College of Arts and since then has been working as a freelance illustrator.

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