Andy Ward, Illustrator
Represented by Gerald & Cullen Rapp, New York www.rappart.com ›
Andy Ward is a UK based illustrator. He studied painting at the Norwich School of Art before moving to London, spending eight years freelancing for editorial and advertising clients. His focus has since broadened to include toy design, jewellery and fashion.
His illustration work has appeared on Airplanes, on sneakers, on the backs of buses, on billboards, in shop windows, on balloons, in magazines, on bikinis, in newspapers, on pencils, on jackets, in books, on stickers, on cd’s, as record covers, on handbags, on coats, on t-shirts, on skirts, blown up for exhibition displays, hand sewn in sequins, miniaturized for mobile phones, on the TV, on the catwalk, in the cinema, and online. He currently has three weekly slots in the Daily Mail and has held regular weekly or monthly slots in The Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, and the Observer national UK newspapers. His animation work has been shown on TV, cinema, and more recently at London’s IMAX cinema.
He works regularly with Spanish fashion label Custo Barcelona, having collaborated on over 300 pieces for their spring/summer and fall/winter 2006-2013 collections. His animated short film La Vuelta del Super Barrio made with Bob Jaroc, Plaid, and Super Barrio in Mexico City is now available on Warp Records.
A heartfelt thanks to all clients past and present for making the choice to commission me for their project. Below are a selection of clients that show some of the various commercial directions my work has been taken in over the first 10 years of Andy Ward illustration.