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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

Work Experience

Rod Hunt Illustration Studio

Creator in Chief

- Present London, United Kingdom

ICON - The Illustration Conference

PR Chair, Board of Directors ICON8 & ICON9

PR Chair ICON8 & ICON9, Board of Directors ICON The Illustration Conference. ICON9 will take place in Austin, Texas, July 6-9, 2016

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.
September 2012 - Present New York, United States

The Association Of Illustrators

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
January 2003 - March 2012 London, United Kingdom

Awards

American Illustration

American Illustration 29 Annual

2010

American Illustration

American Illustration 30 Annual

2011

Association Of Illustrators

Bronze Award - Books - Images 35 - Best of British Illustration

2011

Association Of Illustrators

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)

2010

Creative Review

Selected for Creative Review Illustration Annual 2010

201007

Society Of Illustrators

Silver Medal Illustrators 54

2012

Association Of Illustrators

Gold Award - Book - Images 36 - Best of British Illustration

2012

Clio Awards

Silver - Print - Public Service. AIDES Campaign (2011)

2011

3x3

3x3 ProShow - Illustration Annual No.8

2011

3x3

Bronze Award - 3x3 ProShow - Illustration Annual No.8

2012

Communication Arts

Illustration Annual 52

2012

Communication Arts

Illustration Annual 53

2012

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Design, Illustration, Maps, Pixel Art,

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.