The Profession: Getting Started in Archaeological Illustration and Graphics
What skills should you have a handle of when getting started in Illustration? What do employers expect?
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.
We are the special interest group for all aspects of visualisation within 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] archaeologists.net. 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!
Group Website: You can find resources and publications, examples of work and newsletters on our website
Group Email: Contact@gag-cifa.org
Hannah Kennedy (Chair)
Amy Wright (Secretary)
Ellie Winter (Treasurer & GAG Website Administrator)
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.
For information about upcoming events, please visit our event calendar.
Mithraeum visit and AGM, Saturday 10 August at 12pm followed by the free visit.
Digital exhibition at CIfA2019
AGM - Held at the CIfA2018 on Thursday 26 April at Brighton Racecourse
Current issues in the Graphics archaeology profession - CIfA Graphics group workshop flier - Current issues in the Graphics archaeology profession
Brief for Commissioning an Illustrator for the CBA Home Front Legacy 1914-18 project
The Council for British Archaeology Home Front Legacy Project www.homefrontlegacy.org.uk 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