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Andy Potts
Studio 108, Netil House
1 Westgate Street
London E8 3RL


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Andy Potts is an award-winning London based illustrator and motion designer known for his eye-catching imagery and animation. His versatile style is a digital blend of collaged textures, photography and hand-crafted elements often rendered in vivid colour.

Originally from Kingswinford in the UK, he graduated with BA Hons in illustration from Portsmouth University in 1995. Since then he has worked for a wide variety of international clients in editorial, advertising, publishing, design, music and film including BBC, Universal, IBM, UKTV, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Economist and Nature Journal.

Awards & Recognition

3×3 Professional Show 2004, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
3×3 Student Show Judge 2014
American Illustration Winner 36 (in-book), 26, 28, 31, 32, 34, 38 (online)
AOI World Illustration Awards 2017 – Advertising Shortlist
AOI World Illustration Awards 2014 – Design Shortlist
AOI Images 29 – Gold Award in Publishing
AOI Images 31 – Gold Award in Advertising
AOI Images 34 – Silver Award in New Media (as Action Stations)
AOI Images 34 – Bronze Award in Design
AOI In Book – Images 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36
Applied Arts Illustration Winner 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014
BSFA Best Artwork Nomination 2014
Communication Arts Award Of Excellence 2008
Creative Quarterly 23, 27, 32 Runner-up
Luerzers’s Archive – 200 Best Illustrators 09/10, 11/12, 14/15, 18/19 (on cover)
Luerzers’s Archive – 200 Best Digital Artists Worldwide 13/14, 15/16
Society Of Illustrators 49th Annual Exhibition
Society Of Illustrators Los Angeles, Illustration West 50, 2012
The Great British Postcard Competition 2017 – Finalist
V&A Illustration Awards 2011 – Editorial Shortlist


Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories Exhibition, London Transport Museum, Feb 2019
Secret 7″, The Jetty, London – June 2018
AOI Prize for Illustration ‘Sounds of the City’ Exhibition, London Transport Museum, May 2017
Secret 7″, Sonos Studios, London – April 2016
Showcase 100 – The Framers Gallery, London – April 2015
‘HoHoHo’ Cai & Kyn Christmas Knits – Breese Little Gallery, London, December 2013
‘The Art Of Horror’ – Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, April/May 2013
‘Illustrator’ – Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, May 2012
‘Ghosts’ – Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, December 2011
East London Mornings – Mouse & Delotz, Dalston, London June 2011
Serco Prize In Illustration ‘River Thames’ Exhibition, London Transport Museum, May 2011
‘A Beautiful Machine’ Howies Store, Bristol, April 2010
‘Klez.e – Vom Feuer Der Gaben’ Café Palermo Pubblicità, Berlin, Feb 2009
‘Rebel Machines’ Tim Marrs & Andy Potts, Todds Gallery, Hastings, April 2007
‘Production Lines’ Fashion & Textile Museum, London Nov 2006
‘Art Trek 3’, Antwerp, Belgium Aug 2006
‘Countervision’ with Black Convoy, Hayward Gallery, London Jun 2006
‘New Voices’ Menier Chocolate Factory, London Feb 2006
‘Story Of Black Convoy’ Jaguar Shoes, London Sep 2005
‘WIWP Remixed’, Phonica Records, London Sept 2005
‘Canceled Flight’ – Touring US exhibition 2005
‘Black Convoy’ – ‘Under Construction’ The Apartment, NYC 2004

Partial Client List

American Way
Atlanta Magazine
Baba Yaga’s Hut
Baltimore Sun
Big Issue
Billboard Magazine
Bristol Plays Music
B*Unique Records
Business Week
Car & Driver
Canadian Lawyer
Channel 4
CIO Magazine
Columbia University
Conde Nast
Der Spiegel
E4 Udderbelly
Enzo Ferrari Museum
Estates Gazette
Europa Journal
Food Illustrated
Globe & Mail
The Guardian
Harvard Business Review
I Love New York
The Independent
Little White Lies
Kew Magazine
McCann Healthcare Worldwide
The Medical Post
Mercedes-Benz/Daimler Next
MIT Tech Review
Morrow Peak Snowboards
Museum Of London
National Geographic
Nature Journal
New York Times
New Scientist
Nominet Trust
PC World Magazine
Pacific Standard Magazine
Premm Design
Pyramid Breweries
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Random House
Red Pepper
Readers Digest
Royal Mail
Runner’s World
Science Magazine
Scientific American
Showboats International
Sunday Times
The Telegraph
Time Out
Time Magazine
Treatment Studio
Up at The O2
Warner Music
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post

Selected Press

Adobe Insider, Advanced Photoshop, Applied Arts, Computer Arts, Design Week, Digital Arts, Macuser Showcase, Illusive 1 & 2, Illustration Now, Modart, Two Faced, Varoom


Derby University, Oct 2011
South East Essex College, Mar 2009
Portsmouth University, Feb 2008
Plus+ International Design Expo, Birmingham, Oct 2007
London College Of Communication with Mark Taplin, Jul 2007
AOI Images 29 talk at The Mall, London, Jul 2005