Rod Hunt is an award-winning London based Illustrator and artist who has built a reputation for retro tinged Illustrations and detailed character filled landscapes. With UK and international clients spanning publishing, design, advertising and new media, he's illustrated everything from book covers to advertising campaigns, theme park maps, iPhone Apps and even the odd large scale installation too!

Rod is also the illustrator behind the bestselling Where's Stig? books for the BBC's hit TV show Top Gear. Where's Stig? was the UK's 4th bestselling hardback non fiction book of 2009, and in total the books have sold in excess of 600,000 copies to date. 

Rod served as PR and Media Relations Chair of ICON The Illustration Conference for ICON8 (Portland, OR) and ICON9 (Austin, TX) for 4 years until October 2016. He was also Chairman of the Association of Illustrators from August 2009 to March 2012, and was a Director for 9 years. The AOI was established in 1973 to advance and protect illustrator’s rights and encourage professional standards.

With his extensive industry knowledge Rod regularly lectures in the UK and Internationally on subjects including Self Promotion for Illustrators, the Business of Illustration and his own career journey, for organisations and art colleges including Children's Books Ireland, Offset (Dublin, Ireland), Pixel Show (Sau Paulo, Brazil), Campus Party (Sao Paulo, Brazil), The Illustration Conference (ICON5 New York & ICON6 LA), Plymouth College of Art, University of Wolverhampton, University of the Arts and The Association of Illustrators.

The pricing for a commission is based on a few factors, including usage of the work, area or territory where the artwork is to be reproduced (for example, UK, EU, USA, World) and how long the use is required.
Selected client list:
AIDES, Antidote Design, BBC Worldwide, AMV BBDO, Barclays, British Airways, British Council, British Telecom, Bupa, Clemenger BBDO, Capital One, Calor Gas, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises NYC, Computer Arts Magazine, Chessington World of Adventures, DEFRA, Dixon Baxi, Dorling Kindersley, Financial Times, FHM, Granta Books, Gulf Air, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Hat-Trick Design, Instinct BBDO, Lynx Deodorant, IKEA, Intermarché, Kellogg's, Lyonnaise des Eaux, Leo Burnett, Lightbox Museum & Gallery, Marie Claire, Maxim, Macmillan Cancer Support, The Observer, Orange, Partners Andrews Aldridge, Parkinson's UK, Pentagram, Publicis, Quaker Oats, Random House, Red Bull Racing/ Scuderia Torro Rosso, Royal Mail, Reuters, RNID, Southern Railway, Time Inc, Tesco, Tullo Marshall Warren, Saatch & Saatchi, Sony Pictures, Sony Music, Top Gear, Toyota, Transport for London, Vodafone, VCCP, Visit Blackpool, Wieden + Kennedy, Whitbread, WWE
Awards & Accolades:
AOI Images - Best of British Illustration:
35 Bronze Award - Books (2011), 36 Gold Award - Books (2012). Selected: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36
AOI World Illustration Awards: Shortlited 2015, 2016, 2017
American Illustration: 29 (2010), 30 (2011), 31 (2012), 
34 (2015), 36 (2016)
Society of Illustrators: 54 (2012) Silver Medal. 
Selected; 53,56, 57, 58, 59
Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles: 54 (2015)
Communication Arts : Illustration Annual 52 (2011), 53 (2012). Design Annual (2016)
3x3 Professional Show: No.8 (2011), No.9 (2012), No.10 (2013), No.12 (2015), No.13 (2016), No.14 Gold and Merit (2017)
The One Show: Merit - Design - Public Service (2012) 
Clio Awards: Silver - Print - Public Service (2011)
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