Emma Cowlam is a graduate of Chelsea School of Art in London (July 2009). As part of the degree course she was awarded one of the college’s highly competitive exchange placements to the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. This is where she followed her lifelong fascination and passion for drawing by enrolling in an illustration class, where it was confirmed that illustration was most definitely the career to pursue.
Emma has developed and evolved a beautiful illustration style by taking inspiration from the everyday images observed throughout daily life and transforming them into lasting snapshots.
She has built up a diverse portfolio and now completes a wide variety of freelance illustration work for both private and commercial clients.
Emma has won a number of prestigious awards for her work which include gold awards from Homes & Gardens, Country Homes & Interiors and House Beautiful magazines.
Clients include Elle, Elle Decoration, Glamour, Living Etc, Victoria & Albert Museum, Somerset House, Liberty of London, Hodder & Stoughton and Radley to name a few.
Emma is represented by Marie-Claire Westover at Lipstick of London.