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Name: Miles Donovan
Age & Nationality: 29, British
Occupation: Illustrator
Hobbies: Djing, collecting records
Likes: The Mighty Boosh, 24, Kate Bush
Dislikes: People who work for Artist Directory Books, leave me alone!
Eats: Cheese
Booze and Raspberry Crush

Carreer  span:
Miles has worked as a freelance Illustrator for the last 7 years producing hundreds of Illustrations for a diverse range of worldwide clients. In 2000 he co-founded the Illustration collective ‘Peepshow’, with six other Brighton graduates, and is represented by Art Department in New York. He has exhibited with Peepshow at ‘dreambagsjaguarshoes’ and ‘17’ Galleries in London, with Black Convoy at The Apartment, Chelsea, New York and ‘17’ , and at ‘Phonica’, London with solo works. He was also part of the ‘Picture This- Contemporary Illustration from London’ touring show sponsored by the British Council in 2002.
Clients include:
Dazed and Confused, The Face, Maverick, BBC, J Records, Warner Bros.

G4 Powerbook & G4 Powermac
LaCie & Mitsubishi Monitors
Sony & Canon Cameras
Montana spraypaints
Vestax Handytrax Record
Scanner & Printer
Surgical Latex Gloves




Background story:

"Graduated from The University Of Brighton, U.K in 1998 with a BA (Hons) in Illustration, moved to London, set up a studio in an old photography studio in the East End, started Illustrating, co-founded Peepshow, did more Illustrating, signed with my agent ‘Art Department’ in New York, even more Illustrating, co-founded a new studio, also in East London, more Illustrating, joined ‘Black Convoy’, left ‘Black Convoy’, something along those lines......"

Future dream:

"Just keep doing what I'm doing. "

Favorite artist:

"Basquiat, Warhol, Michael Gillette, M. Sasek, Mike Mills, Geoff McFetridge. "

Message to young artists:

"Work hard!"
Miles Donovan, September 2005

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