Credit: Kirsty Sycz

Credit: Kirsty Sycz

Sophie Beer

Sophie Beer (née Blackhall-Cain) is an award-winning and -losing illustrator living in Brisbane, Australia.

She completed a dual degree in Law and Creative Industries with distinction at Queensland University of Technology before pursuing freelance illustration, much to the bafflement of her parents

Sophie adores creating bright, fun designs with generous helpings of narrative and is particularly interested in editorial and children’s illustration. Revelling in colour, shape and texture, she lives by one simple rule: art should never be boring. 

Here is the part of Sophie's bio where she tries to come across as charming and relatable, so please humour her: When she's not illustrating, she's usually found drinking frankly dangerous amounts of tea, obnoxiously quoting Simpsons reruns, mooning over Joanna Newsom’s lyrics, and indulging in her other passion, literature. 

Winner of the 2016 SCBWI Penguin/Random House Portfolio award

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I adore hearing about projects and am always up for illustrator collaborations!

Clients include: Clemenger BBDO, M&C Saatchi, Leo Burnett, the Guardian, The Boston Globe, the Sydney Opera House, ABC News, Reader's Digest, 7-Eleven, Sarah Lawrence College, Jetstar Magazine, South Bank Corporation, Vice Australia, Arts Centre Melbourne and many more. 


Wanna work together?

For children's, publishing, fiction, educational or licensing enquiries, please contact my agent the Bright Agency

For Australian advertising enquiries, please contact my commercial agent:

The Jacky Winter Group

AU +61.(0)3.8060.9745

USA +1.646.797.2761

UK +44.20.8144.9874

If you have a job which doesn't fit into the above, use the form below and we can chat!

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