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Illustration lecturer wins dream commission with leading make-up brand

Some exciting news for The Northern School of Art Illustration lecturer, Frances Moffat, who has worked on a commission with a high profile make-up brand that has collaborated with Lady Gaga. Frances, pictured below, ... Read More
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Works by School’s print technician, established artist Kathryn Bell, to go sale at the National Glass Centre

At The Northern School of Art we’re very proud of our creative, specialist and collaborative community. Our students are taught by industry specialists, many of whom are practitioners who continue to work across... Read More
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Illustration degree students draw inspiration from leading children’s picture book artist

A bestselling author and illustrator visited The Northern School of Art to share his story and pass on advice to students about how to succeed as commercial illustrators. Chris Chatterton, whose children’s pictu... Read More
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Programme leader’s film premieres in showcase of comedy talent

A live action comedy short film by Illustration Programme Leader, Niel Bushnell is premiering as part of an exciting new scheme by Tees Valley Screen to support talent, ambition and growth across the region’s sc... Read More
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Illustrator returns to draw his conclusions about representation of Oxford’s first black scholar

A Teesside creative and graduate illustrator is making a return visit to The Northern School of Art to take part in a prestigious performance at the School’s Hartlepool theatre. Ryan Dube, who graduated from The North... Read More
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Disney and Marvel Comics animator and artist heading up illustration degree course

An established animator, illustrator and artist whose work has featured in Disney productions and Marvel Comics has joined The Northern School of Art to head up its illustration degree course. Niel Bushnell, pictured ... Read More
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Tickets available for free event featuring Harry Potter, The Tales of Beedle the Bard and Goth Girl illustrator

One of the UK’s leading illustrators is set to appear at a free event organised by The Northern Festival of Illustration. Former Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell OBE, the Observer’s political cartoonist whose work fe... Read More
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Stunning range of creative work at MADE BY end of year degree show

Fabulous film sets and fine art, costumes and commercial photography and textiles and TV films by future creatives have gone on show at The Northern School of Art. Over 150 graduating and current students are displayi... Read More
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The Northern Festival of Illustration gets underway with announcement of winners of global prize

The third Northern Festival of Illustration opened in style with the unveiling of the winners of a prestigious new competition to celebrate the very best in illustration across the globe. The Northern Illustration Pri... Read More
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Leading illustrators heading to Hartlepool to launch The Northern Festival of Illustration

Internationally-renowned illustrators are heading to Hartlepool for a day of masterclasses showcasing some unique creative talent to launch the third outing for the award-winning Northern Festival of Illustration. On ... Read More