Graphics Archaeology Group

AGM 2022

Our AGM is booked for the 11 June at 10:30 am to midday via Google Meets. Sign up for the link here: We are pleased to be joined by Jenni Butterworth from Drakon Heritage who will be leading her talk on reconstructing the Staffordshire Hoard Helmet.

This time we have nominations open for Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and five committee members. The vacancies stand as current committee members have reached the end of their terms or are outstanding vacancies. Below are role descriptions for each position. If you are interested in a role please fill out the nomination document and send it to Megan at Megan.Keates [at] by Sunday 1 June. Please feel free to get in touch with Meg or the committee with any questions about the group.

Chair role description (requires login)
Secretary role description (requires login)
Treasurer role description (requires login)
Ordinary committee member role description (requires login)
Nomination form (requires login)


We are the special interest group for all aspects of visualisation with in the heritage sector. Whether your specialism lies in illustration, survey, photography, geospatial analysis, reconstruction art or any other form of imaging and visualisation, we represent your area of specialism to CIfA.

Join and Collaborate

If you are a paid CIfA member you can join the group for free, just email groups [at] If you aren't a member but would like to join, you can for an annual £10 fee

Twitter: follow @CIfAGAG1 on Twitter
Facebook: we have an active Facebook group where you can chat with fellow members
LinkedIn: Join the closed group for Graphics on LinkedIn, please join and say hello!
Instagram: N/A
Group Website: You can find resources and publications, examples of work and newsletters on our website
Group Email:


Hannah Kennedy (Chair)
Amy Wright (Secretary)
Ellie Winter (Treasurer & GAG Website Administrator)
Sarah Lambert-Gates
Lesley Collett
Leanne Gerriety
Aisling Nash

Specialist competence matrix

This is to assist applicants and the Validation committee to see where you demonstrate the grade applied for when working within graphics and/or illustration.


10 things Graphics staff wished Diggers knew (PDF)

Ellie Winter from the group committee has collated statistics from CIfA's JIST and BAJR advertisements for illustrators and graphic designers between 2018 and 2019 to give some perspective and advice for those getting started in archaeological illustration and graphics. You can read The Profession: getting started in archaeological illustration here.

For details of other GAG publications please click here. CIfA members can download these for free. We also have old newsletters on our individual website

Forthcoming events

For information about upcoming events, please visit our event calendar.

Previous events

Three-year plan


AGM minutes

2020 AGM minutes to be uploaded soon.

10 August 2019

Committee minutes

Committee minutes to be uploaded soon.


Newsletter Spring 2018

Newsletter November 2016

Brief for Commissioning an Illustrator for the CBA Home Front Legacy 1914-18 project

The Council for British Archaeology Home Front Legacy Project is working in partnership with Historic England to develop teaching resources for schools. These resources will enable schools to further their interest and promote their participation and engagement in mapping and recording the history of their local area, in the First World War. You can find out more information about this opportunity here