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Edward McGowan

Represented by

Central Illustration
17b Perseverance Works
38 Kingsland Road
London, E2 8DD
United Kingdom


Edward McGowan is an illustrator from Edinburgh with a keen eye for bright colors and rough textures. His work is characterized by a hand-crafted aesthetic that has served as collateral for a client list including the New York Times, Paste Magazine, American Way, HSBC, and Time Out, to name a few. Edward is the worthy recipient of a shelf full of design awards, including an Applied Arts Illustration Award (2011), designation as one of 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide by Lürzers’s Archive (2011), and selection as part of the American Illustration 30." - Ballista Magazine


Abstract, Cartoon, Collage, Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Graphic, Lettering, Line with Color, Painterly, Realism, Silhouette, Storyboards, Stylized, Texture, Film/Entertainment


Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Character Development, Children, Comic Book, Computers, Editorial, Education, Fantasy, Fashion/Cosmetics, Futuristic, Health, Holidays, Industrial, Information Graphics, Leisure, Maps, Music, Nature, People, Portrait, Romance, Scientific, Sci-Fi, Sports, Technology, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Youth, Edgy, Environmental, Urban, Branding