Geoff Grandfield

Course Director BA Illustration & Animation


Course Director of BA Illustration and Animation and Principal lecturer at Kingston University.

He has been an external examiner at Camberwell School of Art, University of Wales Cardiff, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Derby and University of Brighton. His early training at the Royal College of Art in MA Illustration was followed by winning the Folio Society first prize for Illustration in 1987, and he has been a full member and council member of the Association of Illustrators (AOI).


His illustration practice has extensive experience working for a large number of national and international clients:

Editorial work for newspapers - The Independent, The Guardian, The Times, Times Higher Educational Supplement, The L A Times - and magazines- The Guardian Weekend Magazine and Radio Times.

Royal Mail stamps and book covers for Penguin and other publishers.

The boxed sets of novels and short stories of Graham Greene and Raymond Chandler for the Folio Society and other projects have won a number of awards; D&AD yellow pencils, the V&A illustration awards, AOI book and editorial categories, Creative Review, Readers Digest and Waterstones.

His current research interests are in graphic narratives for mass audiences.

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