Nicky Dupays has worked in the Creative Industries internationally as a mixed media Visual Artist/Illustrator and Artist in Residence in Education for over 30 years.
She gained a First Class BA Hons degree in Fashion/Textiles, spent several years art directing fashion shoots and advertising campaigns, and represented top British textile designers in Europe and the USA. She then worked in London as a fashion illustrator for most major magazines and newspapers before becoming established in general Illustration. She is represented in London by Thorogood Illustration and in Paris by Maureen Sale.
She is passionate about colour, line and the human form expressed with energy using collage and mixed media techniques. She enjoys working on projects that give her the opportunity to challenge and collaborate in new ways and welcomes the chance to explore this further. Commissions cover a broad spectrum and include porcelain design, retail and hotel interiors, corporate branding, championship sport, advertising, publishing and editorial.
International clients include IBM, Renault, Sony, The British Library, The Arts Council, BDG Mc Coll Architechts, Ritzenhoff Crystal, Mastercard, Nord LB Bank, Zurich Life Insurance and most leading newspapers and magazines.