Lauren Mortimer is a London-based illustrator who works primarily in pencil. With her ability for tone, texture and realism, she often transforms her subjects by contrasting and reworking them. Drawing influences from nature and surrealism, she captures an air of curiosity and wonder. She has illustrated a number of books, including the award winning book "Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist" for Running Press Publishers, as well as the "What Was..." series for Penguin Publishers. Other Clientele including The Sunday Times Magazine, Elle Magazine and BBC.
Lauren Mortimer exhibited at Of Cabbages and Kings in 2016 in Lauren Mortimer an exhibition of prints.
Lauren Mortimer also has a series of more painterly prints produced under the name Lamo.
Read our interview with Lauren Mortimer.