“Paper maps are essential to portrait artist Ed Fairburn, who uses them as the canvas for his detailed work. His thoughtful integration of human portrait and topography make it appear as though the two have always belonged together”¬†(Rocky Mountain PBS)

Born November 15th 1989 in Southampton, UK. Graduated from Cardiff School of Art and Design in 2012. Shortlisted for the Association of Illustrators Awards in 2013. Represented in the US by Denver galleries Abend/K Contemporary/Gallery 1261.

Available to fulfill a range of commissioned work for both private and commercial use – see ‘Contact’ page to the left for enquiries. Past and present clients include Penguin, Nike, Fenwick, British Airways and UK SIS/MI6.

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Video credit: Rocky Mountain PBS