Zara Picken

About

Zara Picken is an illustrator based in Lincoln, England. She works with a diverse range of international clients, creating illustrations for editorial, publishing, advertising and more. 


Selected Clients

AARP / American Baby / Appelberg / Asda / August Media / BBC History / Bulletin / British Airways / Brunswick Review / Charter Media / CSMA / Delicious / Futurelab / ForbesLife / The Guardian / Haymarket / Harvard Magazine / Harvard Medicine / Homes & Antiques / Houstonia / Ink / John Brown Media / Kiplinger's Personal Finance / Lonely Planet / Macmillan Publishing / Middlebury College / Midwives / National Geographic Traveller / The National Trust / NUS / The Observer / Papyrus / Pearson / People Management / PLANSPONSOR / Times Higher Education / Tru Thoughts / Radio Times / Real Simple / Redactive / Royal Mail / Runner's World / Sainsbury's / Scaddabush / Smithsonian / Stella / Sunday / Swoon Reads / Urban Graphic / US Airways / Vancouver Aquarium / Waitrose / WIRED / and many more.


Recognition

3x3 Professional Show 2016 / Merit
AOI Prize for Illustration 2015 / Selected
3x3 Professional Show 2015 / Honorable Mention
Associazione Autori di Immagini / Selected for Annual 2015
Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual 2014 / Top 25 Illustration
AOI Illustration Awards 2014 / Shortlisted in Professional Editorial category
3x3 Professional Show 2014 / Two series selected, Merit
Creative Quarterly CQ34 2014 / Winner and Runner-up in Illustration: Professional category
Society of Illustrators 2014 / Selected for Illustrators 56 book and show
3x3 Professional Show 2013 / Merit
Creative Quarterly CQ29 2013 / Winner in Illustration: Professional category
AOI Images 36 2012 / Selected
AOI Images 35 2011 / Two images selected
3x3 Professional Show 2010 / Two images selected, Merit
Creative Quarterly CQ19 2010 / Runner-up in Illustration: Professional category
AOI Images 34 2010 / Selected
AOI Images 33 2009 / Two images selected
V&A Illustration Awards 2009 / Shortlisted, Editorial category
D&AD Student Awards 2008 / In Book Award
The Macmillan Prize for Children's Book Illustrations 2008 / Highly Commended
Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2007 / Second
Lloyds TSB Art of Nurture Competition 2007 / First