Donating 3 x Photographic Prints Spending her time between Los Angeles and London, Sequoia Ziff’s aesthetic and eye has been compared to iconic photographers such as Annie Leibovitz and Helmut Newton. Ziff says she’s in love with people and light, something that’s apparent throughout her body of work.
Sequoia visited Armando Aid's school in Oynofyta Camp, Greece last year, which resulted in this beautiful portrait of the children.
Donating 1 x Photograph London based photographer Jillian Edelstein began working as a press photographer in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her portraits have appeared in many publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The FT Weekend Magazine, Vanity Fair, The Guardian Weekend to name a few.
Her photographs have been exhibited internationally at venues including the National Portrait Gallery, The Photographers' Gallery, Tom Blau Gallery, The Royal Academy plus many more.
Donating 1 x Framed Illustration Print Paul Wearing's an RCA graduate and based in London. A born traveller he has worked extensively throughout the US and Far East with fashion, interior and advertising houses. The influence of his design background is evident in much of his illustration and has led to high profile campaign work as well as huge-scale architectural installations.
Donating 1 x Photographic Print Photographer, Cris Geelen is based in the Netherlands holds a fascination with telling visual stories of the souls of our world.
Donating 1 x Photographic Print Lucy Tcherniak is a British born, California based Film/TV writer and director. She finds inspiration in the complex and often bizarre human relationship with the great unknown and has a soft spot for all things Americana. The print she is donating is from a series of 35mm photographs she took on a research trip around Texas for her upcoming feature JESUS AND THE JETPACK, a road movie about a couple looking for their runaway friend who believes he’s Jesus. Having just completed her first Netflix series 'THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD, which airs in early 2018, Lucy will be moving onto her second series ‘WANDERLUST', which starts shooting in January.
Donating 1 x Photographic Print Chris Merchant is based in Los Angeles where he works as a creative researcher in the film and advertising industries. He uses photography as a means to document his travels, particularly around California and the American Southwest, but also as a process to draw a deeper meaning and engagement from those journeys. Shot on 35mm film, his stills explore fleeting moments of beauty, mystery and synchronicity captured in landscapes around the world.
Donating 3 x Drawings Emilie Lindsten is an artist based between Sweden, Uk and Italy.
Lindsten divides her time working on publications, teaching workshops and when in her studio she works on her own practice.
"In my work I am interested in contemplating and exploring the movement of inner energies through the use of physical gestures and colour, to connect the outside and the inside, the spiritual and the material. It it is becoming increasingly important for me to view holistically my spiritual, creative and personal life and to let these aspects evolve together as a unique fabric.
Donating 3 x Prints Based in Mexico, Peru and US, Roma Libre intimately captures those in-between moments where everything stands still in all its honesty. With vibrant palettes, Roma draws attention to the relationship between form and colour.
Donating 1 x Illustration Print Renowned illustrator and founder of CIA, Brian Grimwood has been working extensively across all platforms of commercial art for more years than is polite to mention. Credited by Print Magazine as having changed the look of British illustration, Brian's loose, expressive visual language is strongly ideas-led and immediately recognisable.
Donating 1 x Illustration Print After studying at the RCA Christopher Brown assisted Edward Bawden who encouraged him to explore linocutting. During his career Christopher has exhibited at The Royal Academy and the Victoria & Albert Museum and worked extensively in the publishing industry. He lectures at Liverpool School of Art (John Moores University) and at Central Saint Martins in Fashion Design Menswear.
Donating 1 x Original and 3 Prints Gardener turned Illustrator Charlotte Day has a deep-rooted fascination for all things floral and specialises in creating beautiful botanically inspired artwork. Training at first with the Royal Horticultural Society before completing a Masters degree at Chelsea College of Art. I now use my passion for plants to create illustrations and pattern work that combine the visual interest of botany with an appreciation of decorative design. My hand painted flora have proven a natural fit for a variety of editorial, promotional and commercial projects.
Donating 1 x print London-based Artist, Seb Camilleri is the co-founder and co-creative director of SATORI magazine.
Recurring themes explored by his work include the transient nature of spaces we inhabit and the application of phenomenology to architecture.
Contributing original paint While still working alongside and exhibiting with the London-based illustration group ‘Puck Collective’, Tess Redburn has also begun to exhibit work independently as a painter, being influenced particularly by traditional Haitian painting, as well as Modernism, Art Deco and 20th Century painters such as Fernand Leger. Since 2014 Tess has been the designer and art director of the Bristol-based techno label Livity Sound as well as the senior agent at the Central Illustration Agency.
Donating 1 x Print Manchester-based Illustrator, is currently resident portrait artist for The New Yorker magazine. Over the years he has worked across many disciplines of illustration including fashion illustration, children’s books, editorial, advertising and record sleeve artwork. Stanley also has a Grammy nomination for work he did with the White Stripes to boot!
Donating 2 x Prints signed by Director Mike Leigh Toby Leigh is an award-winning illustrator and artist with an eye for the peculiar. He is a regular contributor to publications such as the Guardian, The Times, the Independent, Esquire, Empire and Time Out. In 2016 he published Berberry, a collection of over one hundred photographs chronicling the global obsession with fake Burberry items. In 2014 he curated and exhibited in YOU'RE SH*T ARRRGH! the Football vs Art exhibition that coincided with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. His somewhat controversial and anarchic 'Olympic' tote bags he created with accessories designer Elaine Burke to coincide with London 2012 were featured extensively across the world's media and were taken into the permanent collection at the V&A.
Sam Nias is an artist and printmaker based in the UK. His work focuses on experimentation with light, colour, abstraction and process, operating somewhere between the scientific and the playful.
Sam worked and studied in London for many years, completed a BA in Graphic Design and an MA in printmaking from the Royal College of Art. Sam has had multiple solo and group shows around the UK and internationally, maintaining a strong focus on the screenprinting process.
Donating various Products Charles of Lloyd is a vibrant textiles studio based in Hackney, East London. Their aim is to provide a range of fun, playful textiles designed with positive people in mind. They create colourful patterns through curious exploration.
They are dedicated to creating original furnishings that are produced and developed in the UK wherever possible. Their designers are personal and so is their service, delivering modern products directly to friends, customers and retailers.
Contributing 2 x Prints
Donating 1 x Print Peter Horridge is a world leading designer and illustrator, unsurpassed in the creation of letterforms and with a distinctive fluidity of line, his logos, crests, marques and illustrations identify hundreds of brands and institutions throughout the world – from hip lingerie specialist Agent Provocateur and John Smedley, fine knitwear, to the timelessly classy Raffles Hotel in Singapore, to name a few.
Donating 3 x Prints
is an illustrator living and working in London. Hennie began her career designing homeware for Habitat and has gone on to work on many different illustration projects since. The most recent being a beautiful set of colouring guide books, set in Paris, London and Chicago. Travel has had a big influence on Hennie’s work, after studying in Minneapolis and spending six months in Japan, she loves to draw the buildings, clothes, patterns and food in the world around her. With a love of colour, Hennie's passion lies in seeking out the hidden beauty in her everyday surroundings, a talent which clients around the world have put to great use. Hennie’s vibrant artworks regularly grace the pages of national newspapers; she has also enjoyed creating illustrations for The Royal Mail, The Guardian and fashion brands Converse and Louis Vuitton.