Anna Bhushan BA MA FHEA, Teaching Fellow

anna-bhushan-150px.jpgSenior Lecturer Illustration

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Specialist Subject Areas

Book and editorial Illustration
Contemplative pedagogy


BA (Hons) Illustration, University of Brighton
MA Communication Art & Design, Royal College of Art
FHEA Art & Design
Cardiff Met Student Led Teaching Fellowship


Anna Bhushan is an illustration practitioner and senior lecturer with a background in narrative, book and editorial illustration. She has exhibited her paintings internationally and her work has been published by The Folio Society, John Murray, Random House, The New York Times, The New Yorker and The Guardian. Since 2008, Anna has been teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate Illustration courses and has twice received a Student Led Teaching Fellowship award. Current research investigates the relationship between contemplative practice, learning and creativity for students of art & design.

Principal Publications and/or Exhibitions

Illustration Research Methods Bloomsbury, 2021
The Authorial Illustrator Atlantic Press, 2012
The Bhagavad Gita The Folio Society, August 2011
Rhymes for Ranga Random House India, August 2010
Midnight’s Children The Folio Society, 2009
The Birthday Book Jonathon Cape, November 2008
Pictures and Words: New Comic Art and Narrative Illustration Laurence King, September 2005
The Perfect Digital Portfolio AVA Publishing, April 2003

‘Then, Now, After…’ Brighton University Gallery, January 2013
Pilgrimage Wiltons Music Hall, November 2012
Cardiff Design Festival The Old Library, September 2011
AOI Images 34 London College of Communication, London, September 2010
A Delicate Point Osilas Gallery, New York, February 2010
L-Machines Gallery OED, Cochin, India, November 2009
Anomolies Rossi and Rossi, London June 2009
Wonder What the Others are Up To Gallery OED, Cochin, India, April 2009
Convulsive Illustration Market Gallery, Glasgow, November 2007
Sultana’s Dream Exit Art, New York, August 2007
Erasing Borders The Queen’s Museum of Art, Flushing, New York, February 2007
The Artist’s Book QBOX Gallery, Athens, Greece, November 2005
Poem as Image The Studio Gallery, New York, September 2005
Pictures and Words Magma gallery, London, September 2005
Sargam New York University, New York, April 2005
Fatal Love The Queen’s Museum of Art, Flushing, New York, February 2005
Enter the Lions Den Circus gallery, London, August 2004
Ambit Chelsea Arts Club, London, August 2004