Award winning illustrator
Combining disparate pieces of collage with paint and charcoal to create illustrations that centre around experience and response; emitting atmosphere and hinting at underlying themes, they invite questions to be asked.
Winner of the V&A Illustration Awards 2014 Student Category.

Grace Alexandra Russell

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Editorial illustration for an article discussing Japan's Peace constitution.


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Therapy Today May Issue
Cover image and inside illustrations for the award winning magazine. The articles concerned Asylum Seekers, the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and therapy for domestic abusers.


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PRN Magazine - Eureka!
I was asked by PRN Magazine to illustrate a significant scientific or medical breakthrough. I chose to illustrate Charles Darwin on the cusp of developing his seminal work: the theory of evolution.


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Tablet Magazine
For a personal essay on one woman's experience of overcoming her issues surrounding body image through the ritual of Mikveh.


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Self-Help Smile. For an article discussing the use of online self-help therapies to treat depression.


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Voyeur Virgin Australia/ Pacific Magazines
Illustrations for the July issue of Voyeur, Virgin Australia's in-flight magazine. The feature discussed investing in Australian art and the different services available that make buying art more accessible.


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SOFFA 09
Each illustration accompanied a different extract of modern literature from around the world: South America, Africa, Asia and Europe. The illustration for the African text was also selected to become the cover image.


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Collection of editorial pieces


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The Loop
Full double page spread in The Loop magazine, illustrating 8 year old Ruby's 'Top Ten Tips for Paris'.


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V&A
Christmas Cards commissioned by the V&A museum. Sent out to their high profiled clients.


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Book Cover and Illustrations depicting Charles Frazier's 'Cold Mountain'.


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House of Illustration and The Folio Society Competition. Illustrations and binding for The Folio Collection of Ghost Stories.


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Set of illustrations based on Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'
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Illustration concerning mental health and PTSD


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Book cover for Henry David Thoreau's Walden


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A visual journal of Illustrations in response to the world.


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An ever expanding collection of illustrations pertaining to my travels around North America.
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Book covers for Robert Macfarlane's 'The Wild Places'. Winning entry for the V&A Illustration Awards 2014 Student Category.


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Illustrations based on selected scenes from Robert Macfarlane's 'The Wild Places'. Inspired by the philosophy that an environment is made up from not only its aesthetic and physical presence but from one's own journey, memories, experiences and physical, emotional and spiritual responses to them.Winning entry for the V&A Illustration Awards 2014 Student Category.
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Book cover design for Pat Barker's Regeneration


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Book cover design for Robert Macfarlane's Mountains of the Mind
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Wandering in my Mind


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"And then I was drowning again"
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'Environmental Management' illustration for a facilities management company used in their tender documents.
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On-going set of illustrations based on my grandparents
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Illustrations exploring Guy Debord's notion of the 'spectacle'; the illustrations also form an animation which can be found at https://vimeo.com/56915246
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Acrylic on hand-stretched canvas 1 X 1.5 metres
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