Graphics Archaeology Group

AGM 2020

Our AGM is now booked! Please join us on 16 January 2021 as we go over our achievements this year and layout our plans for the next. We are also very fortunate to be hosting a talk on 'Reconstructing Roman Billingsgate' led by Judith Dobie from Historic England.

If you can make the AGM and/or talk please register here:

We also have two committee member positions up for nominations. If you think you would be interested in joining the committee please see the role description here (PDF) and fill out the nomination form. Please send in all nominations by 5 January 2021.


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
Mark Hoyle
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

Business plan 2014-2017

AGM minutes

10 August 2019

21 April 2017

Committee minutes

19 August 2017


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