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Ellie Shipman is an illustrator and artist based in Bristol, UK, and working globally. Ellie creates playful, bold illustrations exploring sustainability, women and wellbeing for editorial, research and campaigns - in other words, hopeful illustration for challenging times. Ellie is also a pattern designer creating fabric designs for homewares and interiors.

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 / Publicity:

  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000w0s1 
  • 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