Alan Vest

Alan Vest has worked with international clients, and also collaborate with local bands, publications and galleries in my region. Creative Review ‘Talentspotting’ scouted Alan Vest as one of eleven graduates as part of the ‘Gradwatch’ scheme, in partnership with JC Decaux. This showcased artwork from chosen graduates on billboards nationwide. Vest creates weekly illustrations for My Writing Day in the Guardian’s Saturday Review.


The Guardian
Hodder & Stoughton
EasyJet Traveller
The Brussels Times
Wylam Brewery
Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Hartlepool Borough Councils
Orange Pip Market
Cleveland College of Art & Design
The Northern Correspondent
Sunday Girl Magazine
Hidden Heights Creative Studio


Breaking Pad, Coningsby Gallery, London. 2013
Drawn to Ouseburn (solo), Ernest, Newcastle.2015
Due North, Truman Brewery, London. 2016
Festival of Illustration, Hartlepool and (solo show at) Stockton-on-Tees. 2017
Middlesbrough Art Weekender, Middlesbrough. 2017


‘Most actively engaged student’, Cleveland College of Art & Design. 2015
Gradwatch/Talentspotting’ ,Creative Review. 2016