Cat Sims

Artist // Illustrator // Comics Creator

Mid Level
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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About me

Cat is a gradaute of the UAL London College of Communication and is now a Graphic Artist / Illustrator based at her home studio in Birmingham. She is represented by Illustration X. Over a ten year period, Cat has created commissioned work for clients including The Guardian Guide, Guardian Weekly, NME, Vauxhall, You Magazine, Barbican, the V&A and many more. Cat's self-publlished comic and zines have been exhibited at Somerset House and her first published graphic horror story "The Burgeoning" is scheduled for release in 2021 by SelfMadeHero.

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  • Illustration
  • Detailed Drawing
  • Graphic Artist
  • Hons Graphic Design
  • Comic Art
  • Creative Writing

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Association of Illustrators (AOI)

    Association of Illustrators (AOI)

    • Design
  • V&A


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    Illustrated People

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      Work history



      Cat Sims

      Oct 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • As a freelance illustrator for over ten years‚ Cat’s clients include: Jacobin, Tribune, V&A‚ Ruby Tandoh, Ad Age, Sisters Uncut and STRIKE! Magazine. Her critically acclaimed zine, comics and risographs are currently stocked in London, Barcelona, Berlin and Hamburg at the Barbican, GOSH!, People of Print's curated Department Store, Fatbottom Books, Schikkimikki Zine Distro and Strips & Stories. Cat’s work has been exhibited at Somerset House, Peckham Pelican, South London Comic and Zine Fair, and her latest comic XENOS won Broken Frontier’s ‘Comic of the Festival’ at ELCAF, 2018.



      Sep 2001 - Jun 2004
      • London, United Kingdom



      Comic of the Festival

      Broken Frontier

      • My self-published comic 'Xenos: At The Edge of Life' was awarded Comic of the Festival at ELCAF (East London Comic and Print Fair) 2018