Hello, I'm Heidi Burton, a British-Finnish illustrator living and working in Cambridge, UK.
I completed my Illustration degree at Kent Institute of Art and Design (now University for the Creative Arts) in 2007. I work using both digital & traditional methods of illustration, producing original art (paintings and drawings), altered journals, greeting card designs, book and magazine illustrations, custom gifts & hand-painted ceramics.
Drawing, found objects, eavesdropping, cartography, riding on a train in the rain, sloths, astronomy, banjo twangers, folktales, wilderness, Victorian literature, beavers, old Penguin book covers, Haiku writing.
Mint chocolate, burglars, things that reduce in size while increasing in price, Comic Sans, pigeons, public speaking, eating meat, not having tea.
Press & Print
June 2018 – 6×6 Show @ The Why Gallery, Frome, UK
March 2011 – Show Something @ Haringey, London, UK
September 2009 – Bold Atlanta @ Horizon’s School, Atlanta, USA
June/July 2009 – Colouring Outside The Lines @ University of Bradford, UK
August 2008 – Nautical But Nice @ Cambridge Museum of Technology, UK
July 2008 – Isot @ Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
June 2008 – Interior Lifestyle @ Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
April 2008 – London Book Fair @ Earls Court, London
July 2007 – Scrawlington @ The Air Gallery, London