About

ellie@ellieshipman.com / +44 (0) 7909 773637
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Ellie Shipman is an illustrator and artist based in Bristol, UK, and working globally. Ellie creates playful, bold illustrations and patterns exploring sustainability, women and wellbeing for editorial, research and campaigns - in other words, hopeful illustration for challenging times. 

Ellie studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art, UAL, before working in the third sector and as a freelance artist. She later studied a Masters in Sustainable Development at UWE, Bristol alongside her creative practice and aims to embed her values of sustainability and community in all she does. 

Ellie is also a participatory artist working on exhibitions and installations with diverse community groups. See her artwork at eleanorshipman.com

Awards / Prizes:

  • Three pattern designs selected as 'Top Picks' by Porter and Brawn,
    Make It In Design Winter School 2020
  • Winner of 2nd prize for pattern design from The Pink Pig,
    Make It In Design Winter School, 2019
  • Winner of 1st Prize in Advanced Category from Porter & Brawn,
    Make it in Design Summer School, 2018

    Partial illustration client list:
    The University of Cambridge / The University of Bristol / Bath University / Gloucester History Festival / Creativity Works / Toynbee Hall / Haute Culture / Fashion Revolution Vietnam / Extinction Rebellion Bristol / Knowle West Media Centre / Private commissions