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Adam Carnegie

Freelance Illustrator & Children's Book Illustrator

Location:Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Phone: +72(0)217053950
2 Skills
Thanks for taking an interest in my work.
You can see more work on my website:
Or Adam Carnegie on Behance.
I'm a passionate Children's illustrator – but I also do loads of Advertising and Education Illustrations.
1985-1987 – Graphic Design Diploma from the Natal Technikon.
1989 - 1991 – Art Director at Ogilvy and Mather in Cape Town. As an art director worked on many Blue Chip clients: Audi, VW, Woolworths, Board of Executors, Dunlop and Lion Match.
1992 - 1993 – Freelance Graphic Design in Edinburgh, Scotland.
1993 - 1996 – Art Director and principle illustrator for the leading Children’s magazine "Ta Sainia" and campaigned extensively for the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece.
1997 - 2003 – Art Director for Debeers Marine. And serviced the Advertising industry in Cape Town as an illustrator, cartoonist. My illustrations won a local Loerie Award for Ceres Junior Juice.
2003 - 2010 – Focussed on environmental awareness, education, Local Agenda 21 and Sustainable Livelihoods. Developed campaigns for the Save Our Seas Foundation and the City of Cape Town. 5 x Childrens books. 4 x Handbooks and 5 x Activity books. In 2008 I started KELP – a Section 21 company that creates hand painted organic vuvuzelas. We have gifted
the Western Cape with a new craft star. Social upliftment and environmental awareness. Maximizing a carefully thought out strategy. We created 15 jobs and more than 8000 kelp vuvuzelas and they have carried the “Proudly South African” message to all the corners of the globe.
2011 – Focussing of children's educational illustration. In 6 months have illustrated 15 short education stories for the South African Education Publishers. Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Macmillan and Via Africa.