Amélie Barnathan is an artist and illustrator born in Paris. She has been living in London for the past 7 years.
After studying Illustration at London College of Communication, Amélie continued to complete a Masters in Visual Communication at The Royal College of Art. Throughout this period her work has been exhibited in numerous shows in both London and Paris; a highlight of which being the receipt of the Student Award at the 2017 Jerwood Drawing Prize.
Her body of work spans illustration, fine art and printmaking. She is interested in drawing greatly expressive and intricate visuals with a strong sense of narrative and colour. She draws inspiration from as many things as the natural world, mythology, and the human body.
Her grandmother, who was an artist and etcher from Italy, taught her how to draw since she was a little girl.