Holly Wales is a UK based illustrator. Her work explores everything from hand drawn maps to lettering and food, pushing color marker pens to their limits. Holly works on a number of regular illustration commissions and has previously illustrated a monthly column for Travel & Leisure Magazine in the US, a monthly cocktail column for GQ Deutschland and a weekly column for The New York Times Magazine called Lives.
In 2017, Holly published her first book Draw Anything With Felt Tip Pens with Ilex Press. She has also written projects and taught on illustration and design programs at Winchester School of Art, University of Westminster, Central St Martins, Brighton University, Camberwell College of Arts, Leeds College of Art & Design, Falmouth University and UWE amongst others.
Holly’s client list includes Bloomberg, Conde Nast, Deutsche Bank, Esquire, Financial Times, Frieze Art Fair, GQ, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Mens Health, The Huffington Post, The V&A, Uniqlo, Urban Outfitters, Wired and many, many more.