Sun 13 Mar 2011 by Angela_McKay
........including a new exhibition, two new signings, award winning illustration campaigns, food illustrations for Raymond Blanc book, Martin Haake illustrates the world and Shotopop reveal their moving image work.
CIA have teamed up with Soapbox Events to bring to you a month-long exhibition of art, music & more at Great Wesern Studios. Inspired by George Mikes' book, How To Be An Alien, (first published in 1946) the exhibition celebrates Mikes' brilliantly captured experiences of when he (and others like him) first moved to London. From being an 'alien' to tea drinking, English politeness to queueing, a number of high-profile artists, including twelve of CIA's finest, Alien Nation celebrates London's diversity & nature.
Doors open 16th March.
CIA artists include: Good Wives & Warriors, Tina Mansuwan, Chris Kasch, Simon Spilsbury, Christopher Brown, Ulla Puggaard, Wendy Plovmand, Tatiana Arocha, Nigel Owen, Nishant Choksi, Clare Melinksy & Sarah J Coleman.
We're super proud to announce two new signings, Sean Freeman and Toby and Pete.
Sean, typography and illustration extraordinaire says, "I like to make things with stuff. I enjoy shooting all sorts of different materials, then using those shots to create type treatments & illustrations for a varied bunch of people from advertising to publishing. Currently living and working in sunny East London".
The award winning Toby and Pete specialise in photographic illustration, typography and 3D design, with a strong focus on innovative visual direction as well as great craft.
Our very own Mick Marston and Paul Slater, with agencies, AMV BBDO and CHI & Partners, have been awarded bags of gongs at this years Creative Circle Awards, including best in illustration, art direction and best press ads, for Anchor butter and The Museum of Childhood, for more click here.
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