Tomekah George

Tomekah George

IllustratorSheffield, United Kingdom
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Tomekah George

Tomekah George

IllustratorSheffield, United Kingdom
About me
Tomekah George is a freelance Illustrator with three years of experience constructing authentic narratives across publishing, animation and branding. She works within tight deadlines to create brief focussed and unique pieces that sit between a paper collage, print and a painting. Her work is often celebrated for its colour, delicate texture. PAST CLIENTS Penguin Books | Refinery29 | VICE | Intercom | Roomfifty Open to full time, part-time and freelance work. Website: tomekahgeorge.com Contact: tomekah.illustration@gmail.com Shop: tomekahgeorge.com/shop
Projects
  • The Guardian | Article: Everything I thought before the birth of my son now feels naive and misinformed
    The Guardian | Article: Everything I thought before the birth of my son now feels naive and misinformed
  • The Washington Post | Article: Yes, we need to protect Black people against hair discrimination
    The Washington Post | Article: Yes, we need to protect Black people against hair discrimination
  • Article | When The Customer Isn’t Right: what the pandemic can teach guests.
    Article | When The Customer Isn’t Right: what the pandemic can teach guests.Illustration for Vinepair
  • VICE | Article: For People Whose Loved Ones Died of COVID, Vaccines Bring ‘Delayed Grief’
    VICE | Article: For People Whose Loved Ones Died of COVID, Vaccines Bring ‘Delayed Grief’For VICE a poignant piece on delayed grief from those that have lost relatives during the height of the pandemic. AD | Cath Virginia
  • When We Say ‘Abolish,’ We Mean More Than Just Police | Refinery29
    When We Say ‘Abolish,’ We Mean More Than Just Police | Refinery29This great piece written by Kandist Mallett explores views beyond defunding the police from abolitionists in the USA and UK. AD| Hannah Minn
  • Article | When wisdom throws a house party
    Article | When wisdom throws a house partyIllustration for Sojourners AD: Candance
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Projects credited in
  • Bad Form Issue 7: Caribbean Literature
    Bad Form Issue 7: Caribbean LiteratureI worked with Bad Form as the guest editor on their seventh print issue, Caribbean Literature in collaboration with The Duppy Share. A celebration of the Caribbean and all its greatness, this issue boasts nineteen stellar writers who each share their stories, essays, reviews and poetry. From opinion pieces on Jamaican patois and revelations on queer and non-binary defiance in contemporary Caribbean poetry to literary essays on West Indian revolutionaries and narrative poetry that bring folktale
  • Passing The Baton - The Legacy of the Windrush Generation (Documentary-Film)
    Passing The Baton - The Legacy of the Windrush Generation (Documentary-Film)Passing The Baton - The Legacy of the Windrush Pioneers is a documentary film produced by Nyara School of Arts and directed by Paris North. The documentary celebrates the lives and legacies of Sheffield's Windrush and Caribbean elders. It explores the stories of Sheffield's Windrush elders and their influence on second and third-generation Caribbeans and the ways in which they've shaped Sheffield's cultural and historical landscape. Commissioned by Sheffield City Council, the film highlights th
Work history
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    IllustratorSelf Employed
    Sheffield, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Animator
  • 5. Illustration
  • Art Direction
Education
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    Illustration BA (hons) UWE Bristol
     - Bristol, United Kingdom