Ciaran Walsh
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Ciaran Walsh

Illustrator / Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Ciaran Walsh

Illustrator / Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Freelance graphic designer and painter with more than 5 years experience of producing artwork for theatre. Previously spent 2 years creatively publicising new work as the marketing manager at Jermyn Street Theatre in London and Guildford Shakespeare Company before turning to launching own creative studio - CIWA. Flexible and reliable, I have a keen eye for visual and textual detail, whether writing copy, proofreading or designing layouts.
Projects
  • A Tree Called Max by Aaron Kilercioglu
    A Tree Called Max by Aaron KilerciogluPublicity package for a first sharing of Aaron Kilercioglu's new play 'A Tree Called Max' at King's Head Theatre. Inspired by the visuals of cyanotypes of leaves, it felt important in this project to keep a distance from the normal colour scheme of a play with the word 'tree' in the title. By connecting the elements of nature in the play closely with a colour scheme that felt more cerebral and emotional, we shifted the focus back to the human aspect at the centre of the work. Title typefaces
  • BRICKS magazine: THE GREEN SURGE
    BRICKS magazine: THE GREEN SURGEDigital illustration to accompany an article by Tom Pashby. https://bricksmagazine.co.uk/2021/05/29/green-surge-green-party-way-forward/ The article asked the question: "Is The Green Party The Way Forward" for British politics? It was an inspiring, hopeful and forward-looking piece and I wanted to convey this sense of growth within the illustration. I focussed around the central image of the sunflower that appears as the ident of the Green Party to create a piece that promised a green growth in
  • BRICKS magazine: PROTEST AND OCCUPATION ARE CLOSE COMRADES
    BRICKS magazine: PROTEST AND OCCUPATION ARE CLOSE COMRADESDigital illustration to accompany article by Eleni Zachariou - an exploration of the intertwined histories of protest and occupation. Read here: https://bricksmagazine.co.uk/2021/05/11/protest-occupation-close-comrades-life-flourish-between-cracks/ The article mentions the actions of protestor and organiser Olive Morris, who in 1972 climbed to the roof of the building she was occupying to escape eviction. The iconic image became the cover of the Squatter's Handbook in 1979. Paying tribute to
  • 'Bad Mother' - Poster
    'Bad Mother' - PosterPoster created for 2019 short film 'Bad Mother', written and directed by Marnie Baxter and Nicola Stuart-Hill, and produced by Mini Productions in association with First Person Productions. http://miniproductions.co.uk/portfolio/bad-mother/ April 2019.
  • 'The Unbelievable Ending of the World' by Will Maclean - Publicity
    'The Unbelievable Ending of the World' by Will Maclean - PublicityWeb and Print publicity campaign created for Will Maclean's new play 'The Unbelievable Ending of the World' at the Corpus Playroom, Cambridge. Campaign included A2, A3 and A6 posters, Facebook cover photos and GIFs. Designed: February 2019.
  • 'Citizens Band Radio' - Branding
    'Citizens Band Radio' - BrandingOngoing design for branding of new London/Cambridge-based theatre company that specialises in telling stories stitched together from archival footage and imagery. Their first show, MOJAVE, tells the tale of the Mojave Phone Booth and runs at the Camden People's Theatre 9th March, 12th and 13th April 2019. Designed: January 2019.
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Projects credited in
  • CICADA 3301
    CICADA 3301Co-director and co-writer for highly successful devised theatre production. Reviews: 5***** Edfringereview 5***** Varsity 5***** BingeFringe 4****
Work history
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    Marketing Manager and Graphic DesignerJermyn Street Theatre
     - London, United KingdomPart Time
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    Marketing and Graphics DesignerGuildford Shakespeare Company
     - Guildford, United KingdomPart Time
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Skills
  • Book Illustration
  • Digital Design
  • Illustration
  • Writing
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Cambridge
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
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    A LevelsAylesbury Grammar School
     - Aylesbury, United Kingdom