Niall Grant

Freelance Illustrator

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsIllustrator - Visual Artist - Graphic Designer

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About me

Niall Grant is an Illustrator with a hand in fine-drawing and traditional mark-making. He creates emotive scenes of wistful characters and creatures, employing folklore and cryptic symbolism to express ideas of sensitivity, apathy, repressed energy and escape. Niall has worked to create album covers, posters and editorial artwork. Some clients include Sony and Universal Records. Published work has been sold in the Tate Modern bookshop and worldwide. Exhibited Artworks have been shown in London, Berlin and Japan.

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Screen Printing
  • Design
  • Sketching
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Poster Design
  • Photography
  • Concept art
  • Digital Illlustration
  • Album Artwork
  • Editorial Illustration

Work history

Currently

Illustrator

The Illustration of Niall Grant

Aug 2015
  • Freelance

2015

Screen Printing Technician

3rd Rail Clothing

Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Full Time
  • Spent a short while interning at 3rd Rail Clothing; London-based custom Screen printers. Duties included: • Screen printing onto garments • Coating screens and developing stencils • Cleaning screens • Foiling/vinyl application • Quality-checking garments • Counting garments and preparing for shipping

2015

Screen Printer

East Coast Group

Dec 2013 - Jun 2015
  • Full Time
  • Norwich-based screen printers. Creating products for Coca Cola, Disney, Tate, John Lewis. Duties include: • Hand-pulled Screen printing • Printing onto large-scale using the Svecia Original. • Printing on multiple types of materials, matching them with the best ink solutions. • Mixing inks using scales to achieve specific Pantone colours. • Coating screens and developing stencils • Cleaning screens • Quality-checking products

Education

2013

BA(Hons) Illustration

University of Westminster

Aug 2010 - Aug 2013
  • BA (hons) Illustration

Awards

2014

Secret 7" - Contributor

Secret 7"

  • Chosen contributor for the Secret 7" exhibition. I Produced a vinyl cover to be exhibited and sold at Record Store Day, Shoreditch. My artwork was sold alongside the work of Sir Antony Gormley, Sir Paul Smith, Stanley Donwood, Modern Toss, StormStudios and Karl Pilkington.

2013

Winner

Teezilla

  • T-shirt contest winner, awarded by Mark Panay at Teezilla.