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London E8 3RL
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Andy Potts is an award-winning London based illustrator and motion designer known for his eye-catching imagery and animation. His versatile style is a digital blend of collaged textures, photography and hand-crafted elements often rendered in vivid colour.

Originally from Kingswinford in the UK, he graduated with BA Hons in illustration from Portsmouth University in 1995. Since then he has worked for a wide variety of international clients in editorial, advertising, publishing, design, music and film including BBC, Universal, IBM, UKTV, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Economist and Nature Journal.

Awards & Recognition

3×3 Professional Show 2004, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
3×3 Student Show Judge 2014
American Illustration 26, 28, 31, 32, 34 – Chosen for online Gallery
AOI Illustration Awards 2014 – Design Shortlist
AOI Images 29 – Gold Award in Publishing
AOI Images 31 – Gold Award in Advertising
AOI Images 34 – Silver Award in New Media (as Action Stations)
AOI Images 34 – Bronze Award in Design
AOI In Book – Images 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36
Applied Arts Illustration Winner 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014
BSFA Best Artwork Nomination 2014
Communication Arts Award Of Excellence 2008
Creative Quarterly 23, 27, 32 Runner-up
Luerzers’s Archive – 200 Best Illustrators 09/10, 11/12, 14/15
Luerzers’s Archive – 200 Best Digital Artists Worldwide 13/14, 15/16
Society Of Illustrators 49th Annual Exhibition
Society Of Illustrators Los Angeles, Illustration West 50, 2012
V&A Illustration Awards 2011 – Editorial Shortlist

Exhibitions

Secret 7″, Sonos Studios, London – April 2016
Showcase 100 – The Framers Gallery, London – April 2015
‘HoHoHo’ Cai & Kyn Christmas Knits – Breese Little Gallery, London, December 2013
‘The Art Of Horror’ – Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, April/May 2013
‘Illustrator’ – Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, May 2012
‘Ghosts’ – Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, December 2011
East London Mornings – Mouse & Delotz, Dalston, London June 2011
Serco Prize In Illustration ‘River Thames’ Exhibition, London Transport Museum, May 2011
‘A Beautiful Machine’ Howies Store, Bristol, April 2010
‘Klez.e – Vom Feuer Der Gaben’ Café Palermo Pubblicità, Berlin, Feb 2009
‘Rebel Machines’ Tim Marrs & Andy Potts, Todds Gallery, Hastings, April 2007
‘Production Lines’ Fashion & Textile Museum, London Nov 2006
‘Art Trek 3’, Antwerp, Belgium Aug 2006
‘Countervision’ with Black Convoy, Hayward Gallery, London Jun 2006
‘New Voices’ Menier Chocolate Factory, London Feb 2006
‘Story Of Black Convoy’ Jaguar Shoes, London Sep 2005
‘WIWP Remixed’, Phonica Records, London Sept 2005
‘Canceled Flight’ – Touring US exhibition 2005
‘Black Convoy’ – ‘Under Construction’ The Apartment, NYC 2004

Partial Client List

ABRSM
Arc Worldwide
American Way
Atlanta Magazine
Baltimore Sun
BBC
Bensimon Byrne
Big Issue
Billboard Magazine
Bloomsbury
B*Unique Records
Bunker
Business Week
Carraro
Channel 4
CIO Magazine
Conde Nast
Der Spiegel
Draft FCB
E4 Udderbelly
Economist
Egmont
EMI
Enzo Ferrari Museum
Esomar
Estates Gazette
Ethos
Europa Journal
Food Illustrated
Globe & Mail
GQ
The Guardian
Harvard Business Review
IBM
I Love New York
The Independent
Little White Lies
Kew Magazine
Macuser
McCann Healthcare Worldwide
The Medical Post
MIT Tech Review
Morrow Peak Snowboards
Museum Of London
National Geographic
Nature Magazine
Newsweek
New York Times
New Scientist
Nominet Trust
Ogilvy & Mathers
OneAnother Films
PC World Magazine
Pacific Standard Magazine
Premm Design
Pyramid Breweries
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Random House
RCSLT
Readers Digest
RHS
Runner’s World
Scientific American
Saatchi & Saatchi
Showboats International
Sinfini Music
Songlines
Sunday Times
The Telegraph
Time Out
Time Magazine
Torre Lazur McCann
Treatment Studio
UCLA
UKTV
Universal
Upromise
Warner Music
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post

Selected Press

Adobe Insider, Advanced Photoshop, Applied Arts, Computer Arts, Design Week, Digital Arts, Macuser Showcase, Illusive 1 & 2, Illustration Now, Modart, Two Faced, Varoom

Talks

Derby University, Oct 2011
South East Essex College, Mar 2009
Portsmouth University, Feb 2008
Plus+ International Design Expo, Birmingham, Oct 2007
London College Of Communication with Mark Taplin, Jul 2007
AOI Images 29 talk at The Mall, London, Jul 2005