Co-Founder & Creative Director
Having worked in the creative industry (advertising, branding and integrated agencies) in Singapore and London for almost two decades, Winnie has extensive experience working with other creatives, big brands and global clients, and commissioning and collaborating with creative talents. Her experiences also means that she can help brands and agencies find the best solutions for them with artists who adhere to their project or brand aesthetic. She oversees the curation of IW’s carefully selected roster of artists as well as the overall branding of the gallery and agency. Winnie holds a Master's Degree in Graphic Branding & Identity from the London College of Communications (part of the University of the Arts London).
Co-Founder & Director
Sian has a background that spans journalism, marketing and Intellectual Property Law. She focuses on the marketing and operational aspects of IW, including legal. Sian joined IW with a mandate to nurture creative talent, build customer relationships, develop and implement the marketing strategy, and grow the stable of artists in the territories with which she is most familiar. Through her work, Sian travels the globe talent-sourcing in emerging markets, and promoting cross-cultural dialogue through communication in various media.
Anu is a tech buff and writer with over 20 years’ advertising and marketing experience with some of the world’s biggest brands. Having lived in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, the UK, and Nigeria, she has a unique global perspective into different types of audiences and how they react to content. She brings to IW a client-first perspective on how illustrations add value to creative campaigns in this age of short attention spans, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. She is an avid art collector and is rapidly running out of wall space.
We are based in London and we work globally.
What We Do
We scout for the best talents in Asia and Europe, bringing fresh solutions to the global creative community, as well as unique and diverse works of art to our collectors. We are a key player in promoting artists, illustrators and photographers from Asia – we are one of the few agencies of our kind in the UK/Europe. We represent and promote talents from Asia and Europe for collaborations with clients who seek original and contemporary artists, illustrators and photographers. We now represent 20 artists, spread across three continents and we have worked with some of the biggest brands and agencies in the world. We strive to produce exceptional work crafted to stand out in any media. We also promote our talents through art fairs as well as illustration exhibitions.
Illustrious World is a not-for-profit organisation. We do not make private profit for our directors, members or shareholders.
We care about quality, originality and craftsmanship, and only represent artists who possess a strong individual style. Our hand-picked roster of artists include both established names and talented newcomers. Many of our artists have been honoured for outstanding work in activities that enhance the level and appreciation of expertise in their field. Explore our roster here
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