UCA’s renowned and long established specialist Illustration course, based at the Farnham campus, has a strong reputation for visual narrative and storytelling, underpinned by an understanding that the best of illustration is based on exciting, original ideas.

The Illustration Course Team:

Jane Cradock Watson - Course Leader

Fiona White - Year 1 Lead Tutor

Tom Dowse - Year 0 & Year 2 Lead Tutor

Robin Chevalier - Year 2 & Year 0 Lead Tutor

Iro Tsavala - Year 3 Lead Tutor

Jim Walker - Contextual Studies Tutor

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Our external partners:

The Philosopher’s magazine, Cecil Sharp House, Chetham’s Library, The Farnham Museum, The Orange tree Theatre, Spitfire Audio, UCL, Galton Collection, Oxfam bookshop, Nosey Crow, BBC, Central Illustration Agency, the AOI

Our sessional staff & visiting lecturers include:

Laura Copsey, Nick White, Eleanor Meredith, Graham Rawle, Owen Gildersleeve, Eleanor Taylor, Mickey Gibbons, Robert Sae-Heng, Jane Hankin (creative writing), Esther McManus, Mike Nicholson, Marie Jacotey, Margaux Carpentier, Rachel Ortas, Josh Armitage, Florence Shaw, Miriam Elgon, Russell Cobb, Rachel Sale, Peter Millard, Isabel Greenberg

Professional destinations:

Freelance Illustration, Art Direction, Animation, Curation, In-house design, Teaching & Education

Some of our Alumni:

Geoff Grandfield, Paul Blow, Emily Fluen, Faye Moorehouse, Markus Motum, Robert Sae-Heng, Russell Mills, Leah Fusco, James Mayhew