Photography by Together and Sunspell

Photography by Together and Sunspell


Hello, I'm a freelance Illustrator currently based in Bristol, UK.

If you have any queries or possible commissions regarding literary work please contact my agent Alice Williams at
For all other queries regarding illustration commissions, questions or collaborations please email me at

I sell a variety of prints, notebooks and cards on my online shop. 

Through Betty & Dupree my prints are distributed to shops throughout the UK and internationally.

Contact: Email / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook 

Published Work

Alba the Hundred Year Old Fish, 2019: published by Big Picture Press
Silent Night, 2018: published by Francis Lincoln
The Night Flower, 2018:
published by Big Picture Press
Cover illustration for 'England: Poems from a School', edited by Kate Clanchy. Published by Picador, 2018.
The King of Christmas by Carol Ann Duffy, 2016: Published by Picador, imprint of Pan Macmillan Publishing
Herberto, 2014: Published by Bruaá Editora
I have written and illustrated a children’s book called Herberto, that has been published in France, Portugal, South Korea, Slovenia Italy, China and Brazil. Soon available in the UK and US. More information available here and here


Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway award, 2018 (The Night Flower)
Shortlisted for the AOI’s WIA, 2018 (Children’s book category: The Night Flower)
Shortlisted for the Lowry's Children's Book prize, 2014. 
Shortlisted for the Bristol Pound competition, 2015.
Guest illustrator at the Cheltenham Illustration Awards, 2014


Picture Books Blogger, January 2018, Online
Lancashire Evening Press 2018 & Online
Guardian, December 2016, in print & Online 
Delo Newspaper, July 2015, in print & Online
RTV4 Short documentary, June 2015
Publico Newspaper, 2014


Make A Place Online 2018
Together and Sunspell Online 2017
Illustration Age Online 2017
Brown Paper Bag Online, 2015
Artistic Moods Online, 2015
Ape on the Moon Online, 2015
Iheartmyart Onlne 2015
Mincho Magazine Issue 04, 2015
Publico July, 2014 [in Print] & Online 2014
Na revista Atual/ Expresso July 2014
'i' magazine July 2014
Ruadebaixo Issue No. 98, April / May 2014
Loop magazine Alphabet print series 2014
Wrap Magazine Issue 08 [in Print] 2013
Amelia's Magazine Best Graduate Illustrators, 2013
Jackie Magpie 2013



Solo exhibition: Blaze gallery 2018
Solo exhibition: Cake Kino 2018
Dark Forests: Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, 2017
The Grain Barge, 2017
Hive: Hamilton House, 2017
Hamilton House, Open studios & exhibition, 2016
Prints Charming, Hamilton House, 2016
London Book fair, Illustration exhibition, 2015
Hamilton House Exhibition, 2015
Artist of the Month, Hamilton House, 2015
Little Universes, Jesharna, Slovenia, 2015
Here Gallery, Stokes Croft, 2015
Solo exhibition: Blaze Gallery, 2015
Opposites: Paper Arts, Bristol 2014
Beginning Middle End: Here Gallery, Bristol 2014
Three at Five, Falmouth, 2013
New Designers, London, 2013
D&AD New Blood, London, 2013
Falmouth University Graduate Show, Falmouth, 2013
Beginning Middle End Exhibition, Truro, April/May 2013
Untitled, Falmouth, 2012
Neutral Norway, Stroud, 2011
Neutral Norway, Falmouth, 2011
Creative Collective: Open, Oxford, 2011
Home Again, Oxford, 2010

Copyright information
All materials on these pages are copyrighted. No part of these pages may be used for any purpose other than personal use, unless explicit authorisation by Lara Hawthorne. Therefore, reproduction and modification in any form or by any means is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.