Meet the team
Illustration course leader, Roderick Mills is an award-winning illustrator and film-maker. He has worked across most areas of illustration including editorial, publishing, corporate literature, web design, advertising, exhibition design and animation. In 2011, Roderick joined the Board of Directors of the Association of Illustrators and became Deputy Chairman. Read Roderick's profile
Liv Taylor is a visual strategist and cultural researcher interested in how we build enquiry in creative and cultural projects. Her process questions what 'research' is within an academic and creative context. Through dialogue and experimentation in ongoing project Atelier Index, she is interrogating codes in our visual world relating to metadata, semiotics, research, looking, archiving. Read Liv's profile.
Jasper Goodall is an influential illustrator working commercially for clients worldwide. Alongside contemporaries, he reinvigorated the illustration genre during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Using digital media and making images that could be used alongside fashion photography in magazines such and The Face, Dazed and Confused and Arena he injected illustration with an aspirational and cutting edge vibe. Read Jasper's profile.
Irene Fuga is an artist who works with students to explore specialist professional practices including publishing, editorial, character, product packaging and promotion, across print and screen based delivery. Her clients have included Ferrari, Vogue, The Greenwich Hotel, Selvedge Magazine, Bulgari, Condé Nast Traveller UK, Maison Margiela, Red Magazine, Max Mara, and Penguin Books. Read Irene's profile.
Claire Scully is an multi-disciplinary professional Illustrator, author and educator specialising in drawing. Her book Internal Wilderness (Avery Hill Books), is part of an ongoing project looking at ‘landscape and memory’ and explores our relationship with the environment. Her clients include Random House, Harper Collins, New York Times, Adidas, Birmingham Museum of Art and English Heritage amongst others. Read Claire's profile.
Dave Williams is an image maker who enjoys working with the qualities of paint, printmaking and drawing, in combination with digital design approaches. Professionally he has created work for the BBC, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Transport for London and The Economist. Read Dave's profile.
Other staff who teach on the course include:
Elaine Perks, Jim Stoten, Kate Gibbs, Jeremy Radvan and Emma Stibbon RA.