Louisa St. Pierre
Bio: Louisa Saint Pierre is hybrid Illustrator, Director of Illustration and Interactive at BA Reps and Boutique, and Managing Editor of Spread ArtCulture Magazine. Her illustration is inspired by Byzantine religious art, Folk Art, Pop Art, Blake, Beardsley, and Klimt. Personal accolades include a "Henry", the Greetings Card Industry's Oscar, Gold for Best Design in Museum Shops, Images: The Best of British Illustration, Archive 200 Best Illustrators, American Illustration and The Society of Illustrators. During her tenure as Chair of The Society of Artists' Agents, pro actively campaigning for the rights and profile of artists, she developed The SAA Awards, cultivating sponsors, large cash prizes, and an exhibition at The London Transport Museum. The winning art appeared ubiquitously on the Underground. She exhibits and lectures worldwide, has judged numerous competitions, and been involved with prominent industry events: Art After Dark at The Guggenheim, Cross Pollination at The Royal College, Love or Money: the Value of Authorial Illustration; The Future of Illustration for GAG; Urban Vinyl at Soho House for The Creative Social, and ICON 5 Conference.