Illustrator Joel Millerchip Joins Column Arts Agency

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Column Arts Agency are delighted to announce that a wonderful new illustrator has joined our ranks.

Joel Millerchip is an artist that likes to translate briefs into visual stories of curly-haired characters, fantastic beasts, and distorted scenes.

Working from his Suffolk studio, Joel draws influence from talking to ‘real’ people, his own warped memories, and mythology. He is also a founding member of illustrators collective Brothers Of The Stripe.

Joel specialises in pure black and white illustration, storytelling, character design, hand-rendered type, murals, and workshops. He has worked for the likes of Timberland UK, National Trust, and the V&A.

Column founder, William Astbury, said: “Joel has been a friend of the Column for sometime and we have been following his work closely.

“His beautiful series ‘Patchwork’ really struck a cord with us so we have invited him to come on board and join as a member of our illustration agency.

“We are now looking to have Joel produce a series of children’s books with us.”

Joel added: “The opportunity to work with an agency that specialises in advertising and publishing such as Column is a massive boost to my confidence and focus.

“I’m looking forward to the challenges that future clients set me as a Column Artist. TA WILL!”

You can view joel’s full portfolio right here.



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Column Arts Agency are an illustration agency that represents commercial artists. We specialise in working with the advertising, publishing and editorial industries. Column Art Agency have links in Birmingham, London and Manchester. We were established in 2011.



“I’m looking forward to the challenges that future clients set me as a Column Artist," Joel Millerchip.

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