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Good Wives & Warriors

IllustratorsLondon, United Kingdom
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Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell have been working collaboratively as Good Wives and Warriors since 2007, soon after graduating from the Painting Department at The Glasgow School of Art. They divide their time between designing large-scale installations for fine art settings and undertaking illustrations commissions from a diverse range of companies worldwide, including The BBC, Penguin, Facebook, Absolut , Adidas and Swatch. They have exhibited around the world, including shows in London, Berlin, Paris, Melbourne, Buenos Aires, San Francisco and Sao Paulo. Clients have included; BBC, Facebook, Random House, The Guardian, Penguin, Puffin, Crab Tree and Evelyn, New Scientist, Kiehls, Tiger Beer, Absolut, Adidas, Swatch, MTV, Tic-Tac, Chevrolet, Swarovski, Nokia, Sony, ICON, Lawrence King, I+M, AT&T, Random House, Lee Denim, Pirwi, Wired Magazine, Urban Outfitters, Comme des Garcons, Nationwide, Arte TV, The Skinny. Exhibitions have included; Barbican: London, The Lighthouse: Glasgow, Space in Between: London, Den Frei: Copenhagen, Exp Gallery: Carrara, TorArt Gallery: Carrara, Salon Renata: Berlin, Oval Space: London, Made Gallery: Berlin, SESC Pompeia: Sao Paulo, Museum of Sound and Image: Sao Paulo, Paris Design Week: Paris, Dublin Science Festival: Dublin, Pirwi: Mexico City, Manchester Science Festival: Manchester, London Design Week: London, East Gallery: London, Breda Graphic Design Festival: Breda, Recoat Gallery: Glasgow, Illustrative 09: Berlin, Gallerie Esplanaden: Copenhagen, West Space Gallery: Melbourne, Illustrative 08: Zurich, Appetite Gallery: Buenos Aires, The Bottle Cap Gallery: San Francisco, Glasgow International: Glasgow, Kret Gallery: Malmo, SWG3: Glasgow Danish Arts Council, Scottish Arts Council, ‘Best’ Illustration Awards, Young Illustrators Award hello@goodwivesandwarriors.co.uk CIA London : Ben@centralillustration.com www.centralillustration.com 2Agenten Berlin: mail@2agenten.com www.2agenten.com
Projects
  • MYTHOPEDIA
    Our new book Mythopedia is an encyclopedia of mythical beasts from around the world and their stories. Published by Laurence King and aimed at the 7-11year old market. Text by Anna Claybourne.
  • Future Seas
    TITLE Future Seas PROJECT Collaboration and animations by Felice Limosani MEDIUM Paint on canvas DIMENSIONS 20 x 8m LOCATION Milan Expo 2015, Federalimentare Pavilion DATE July 2015 CONCEPT The theme of this Expo was ‘ Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’. Our painting was a giantinfographic showing the decrease in world fish stockover the last 100 years. The diverse and abundant variety of ocean life decreases until there are only jellyfish left.
  • Botanical Skeleton
    We painted the famous Kiehls skeleton with botanicals for a special Kiehls project.
  • Soho Farmhouse Painting
    We designed and created a 'colour in' pyramid interactive sculpture for Soho Farmhouse during the week of Frieze Art Fair. All hand painted with beautiful botanics and ready to be coloured by the lucky Soho Farmhouse guest!
  • ROCKET and BASIL BERLIN
    Tile designs for Rocket and Basil deli run by amazing sisters, Xenia and Sophie. They commissioned us to create a series of paintings that were then fired on to tiles. Each tile told a personal story through ingredients, dishes or their eponymous cats and dogs.
  • The People's Painting
    PROJECT Mural commissioned by the BBC with accompanying documentary to celebrate the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow MEDIUM Paint LOCATION Glasgow, UK DATE June 2014
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Projects credited in
  • This International Women’s Day, meet the 200 Women Redefining the Creative Industry in 2018
    Yana Peel CEO of the Serpentine Galleries since 2016. Peel is a co-founder of the Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Intelligence Squared Asia, and was CEO of Intelligence Squared Group from 2013 to 2016. Awarded one of Harper’s Bazaar ‘Women of the Year’ 2017 for her contribution to arts. Yana's nominations: Es Devlin - Stage designer Grace Wales Bonner - Fashion designer Sondra Perry - New media artist and net neutrality advocate FeiFei Li - Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence La
Skills
  • Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Book Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Drawing
  • Painting Illustration