Marcus Reed Illustration

Marcus is an award winning illustrator and Published Author (Hiii Brand International Merit Award Winner - Animal Alphabet and Saturday's Kids - Ten Years Of UK Subculture Influences) who graduated from Newcastle College with an HND in Advertising (Illustration).

Moved to London where he worked at Saatchi & Saatchi's in-house studio for four years, before turning freelance.

He has since worked on a number of projects in illustration. Including Harrods, Le Coq Sportif, American Express, MTV, Major League Baseball, Mundial Mag, Ellesse, Puma, Original Casuals, Pilsner Urquell, and Gipsy Hill Brewing Company.

Contributed to publications worldwide from London to Tokyo. Also illustrated for books by Jenny Eclair, Al Murray and The New Heroes & Pioneers.

His first book is available now, Saturday's Kids - Ten Years Of UK Subculture Influences


Exhibited at Pictoplasma Missing Link Exhibition at La Gaite Lyriqué, Paris (2011) The Stratford Fringe Festival (2012) The AOI Awards - Somerset House and UK Tour - Aberystwyth Arts Centre, UWTSD Swansea (2014) Chapel Gallery Ormskirk, Creative Industries Centre Trust, Woodend (2015) Illustrated15 The Old Truman Brewery (2015), Saturday's Kids - Solo Exhibition (2016) Brixton & Gateshead, Beijing Design Week (2016), The 13th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industry Festival (2017)

Awards include Hiii Brand International Illustration Awards (2014) – Merit Award Winner, The AOI Illustration Awards (2014) – Shortlisted, The AOI World Illustration Awards (2017) - Shortlisted

Press – Fast Co. Magazine (US), ProperMag (UK), Hen Magazine (SWE), Rooms Magazine (UK) K-Magazine (JPN) MacUser (UK) Digital Arts (UK) WeTransfer (Global)