As many of you already know Rod is an award-winning London based Illustrator and artist who has built a reputation for retro-tinged illustrations and detailed character filled landscapes. With UK and international clients spanning publishing, design, advertising and new media, he's illustrated everything from book covers to advertising campaigns, theme park maps, iPhone apps and even the odd large scale installation too!
Rod is also the illustrator behind the bestselling Where’s Stig? books for the BBC’s hit TV show Top Gear, in total the books have sold in excess of 600,000 copies to date. Rod has served as PR and Media Relations Chair of ICON9 and as the Chairman of the Association of Illustrators from 2009 to 2012, and was a Director for nine years.
Rod regularly lectures in the UK and internationally on subjects including self promotion for illustrators, the European illustration market, the business of illustration and his own career.
Deadline for entries is March 24, 2017. We’ll be opening up the show later this month.
The current annual is on schedule to ship the week of December 12th. James Yang served as Show Chair for this year’s annual.