Sinead Evans : researcher & maker
Sinead Evans is currently working with ceramic processes, film and photography to illustrate environmental stories of meaningful water, raw materials and their journey through time, earth and industrial strata. 

Working as a Senior Lecturer on the Illustration Programme at Camberwell College of Arts with previous teaching on illustration, visual communication, learning and teaching and ceramics courses include Kingston University, Norwich University of the Arts, London Metroplitan University and the Royal College of Art.

Talks, Publications, Projects, Exhibitions

Both Keen by Natalka Liber Stephenson and Florence Shaw for Coleman Project Space: 2021
Exhibition Publication Text

Illustration Research Network Conference,
Kingston University: 2021
Presentation with Miriam Elgon of co-written paper titled Critical Illustration Practice

Another Land, Stanley Picker Gallery London: 2019
Screening and talk, funded by the AHRC

Re-illustrating Histories and Voices Co-created Film Series, Camberwell College of Art: 2019 Teaching & Learning funded project

Hand/Chair: Experiments in Illustration, Royal College of Art: 2018
Talk on researching Visual Stories of Climate Change: Flooding

Published Peer Reviewed Article, Journal of Illustration v5 i1: 2018
Visual Essay titled Illustrating The Anthropocene: Fieldwork from the Norfolk Broads

Intentions: Conversations, Experience, Knowledge Exhibition 2017
Royal College of Art: Exhibition of PhD Work in Progress

Something or Other Lecture Series, London College of Communication 2017
Talk: Uncertainty is the only certainty for Illustration

Illustration Research Network Conference, Edinburgh College of Art: 2016
Presentation of a paper titled Illustrating the Anthropocene: Fieldwork from the Norfolk Broads

Illustration Research Network Conference, Edinburgh College of Art: 2016
Conference chair of the sub-session Landscapes Constructed

Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference, Southhampton University: 2016
Presentation of paper titled Visualising Entropic Narratives of Deep Time

Researcher for Mapping The Broads Research Initiative: 2016
Practice-led Research Project, funded and supervised by The Broads Authority and The National Lottery Heritage Scheme

Site Visit to Robert Smithton’s Broken Circle, Spiral Hill, Emmen, The Netherlands: 2016
Visual Essay on Entropy, funded by Pattern and Chaos Research Group, Norwich University of the Arts

Conference Chair for the Falmouth University Illustration Forum: 2016

Published Article for Varoom Magazine 32 (Association of Illustrators): 2016
The New Canon of Illustration

Published Peer Reviewed Article in The Journal of Illustration v2:i1: 2015
Book Review of Fifty Years of Illustration by Lawrence Zeegan and Caroline Roberts

Exhibitor in MADE: Ceramics exhibition at Morley Gallery London: 2015

Researcher for FADA Kingston University: 2015
Contributing primary researcher to the OFFA funded research project exploring the use of online assessment and feedback tools in supporting students with learning differences on Art and Design courses. Supervised by Lucy Renton and Bernadette Blair

Crowd Talks panel member at Hoxton Gallery: 2014
Discussing Style in Illustration panel including John O’Reilly, Sofia Niazi, Roderick Mills, Peter Nencini and Zoe Taylor

Published Essay Make More Mistakes: 2013
Part of the Ideas Readers Series published by Studio Operative. The publication discusses the importance of failure in learning and teaching on illustration undergraduate education and the importance of play, experimentation and iterative teaching strategies