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Rod Hunt

Rod Hunt Illustration

London, United Kingdom
Rod Hunt is an award winning London based Illustrator & artist who has built a reputation for retro tinged Illustrations & detailed character filled landscapes. With UK & international clients spanning publishing, design, advertising & new media, he's illustrated everything from book covers to advertising campaigns, theme park maps, iPhone Apps & even the odd large scale installation too!

Rod is also the illustrator behind the book Where's Stig? for the BBC's hit TV show Top Gear. Where's Stig? was the UK's 4th bestselling hardback non fiction book of 2009, selling in excess of 350,000 copies to date. The sequel, Where's Stig? The World Tour was released in September 2010
Experience
London, United Kingdom
Present
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2012Present
Chair of Interntinal PR and Development, Board of Directors ICON8
Chair of International PR and Development on the Board of Directors of ICON The Illustration Conference for the preparation of ICON8. ICON8 will take place in the United States in 2014.


The Illustration Conference [ICON] is a grass-roots, professional organization established in 1997 to serve the illustration community and promote the use of illustration in all media, provide a platform for illustrators and image-makers to address issues from a tight knit community and develop new approaches to this historically significant profession. ICON is a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization supported by our sponsors and attendees registration fees.
London, United Kingdom
Jan 2003Mar 2012
Chairman & Director
Chairman
Association of Illustrators
August 2009 – March 2012 (2 years 8 months)

The AOI was established in 1973 to advance and protect illustrator’s rights and encourage professional standards. The AOI is a non-profit making trade association dedicated to its members’ professional interests and the promotion of illustration. http://www.theaoi.com

AOI Chairman from August 2009 - March 2012
Deputy Chairman 2005- August 2009
Board member since 2003
Awards
2010
American Illustration 29 Annual
2011
American Illustration 30 Annual
2011
Bronze Award - Books - Images 35 - Best of British Illustration
2010
Images - Best of British Illustration - Selected 34 (2010), Images 33 (2009), Images 32 (2008), Images 31 (2007), Images 30 (2006), Images 29 (2005), Images 28 (2004), Images 27 (2003)
Jul 2010
Selected for Creative Review Illustration Annual 2010
2012
Silver Medal Illustrators 54
2012
Gold Award - Book - Images 36 - Best of British Illustration
2011
Silver - Print - Public Service. AIDES Campaign (2011)
2011
3x3 ProShow - Illustration Annual No.8
2012
Bronze Award - 3x3 ProShow - Illustration Annual No.8
2012
Illustration Annual 52
2012
Illustration Annual 53
Skills
 
illustration, Design, pixel art, Maps, Adobe Illustrator
Lecturing & Public Speaking
With his extensive industry knowledge Rod regularly lectures in the UK & Internationally on subjects including Self Promotion for Illustrators, European Illustration Market, Protecting Your Work Online, & his own career, for organisations including ECCA, Own-It, Brighton Illustrators Group, The Illustration Conference (ICON5 New York & ICON6 LA), zero2illo Conference & The Association of Illustrators Business Master Classes.