Phoenix Trading are always looking for new artists to add to the fabulous range of Phoenix cards that they produce. I thought it might be helpful to share some information about some of the artists that already design Phoenix cards, stationery and gifts.
One of our latest cards, which happens to suit the current time of year too, with Valentine’s Day approaching is ‘Love‘ – go on have a look, it’s beautiful. This is illustrated by Alison Hullyer who has been an artist for Phoenix Trading since 2002. Her designs include animals, cars, age related cards, pencils, hearts…and lots more!
On her own profile for Phoenix she says:
“I am continually sketching and looking for new ideas everywhere I go and feel very lucky that this is my job. It’s always a thrill to see my new designs come out in print, and I love the challenge of creating new artwork in a variety of styles, even if I am working on Christmas in the middle of summer!”
Everyone who is an Independent Phoenix Trader gets to vote on which designs get through to each new product launch, this means that being accepted as a Phoenix artist is not necessarily as subjective as you might expect as 1000’s of people could be voting on your design. This is something Alison particularly loves “as they know what sells and can provide valuable feedback from their customers.”
Alison is a member of the Cambridge Open Studios where 200 local artists open their studios to the public each year in July.
As well as cards, many of her illustrations are available in fabrics and coasters too and she has her own online shop.
The full current range of Alison’s work with Phoenix.
Find out more about how to become a Phoenix artist. Go on – give it a try – and I look forward to seeing your work in the next Trader survey!
And if you’d like to know how you could have the privilege and joy of selling her work too then ask me for more information about becoming an Independent Phoenix Trader today.