04.05.23 - 04.06.23

Thomas Bannon / Evgenia Barinova / Daniel Batista / Jamie Beard / Jacob Burrill / Mel Carroll / Aoife Dooley / Cathal Duane / Cat Finnie / Owen Gent / Danni Gowdy / Stephen Maurice Graham / Till Lukat / Amy Mathers / Conor McClure / Fiona McDonnell / Clive McFarland / David J McMillan / Conor Nolan / Tara O'Brien / Lauren O’Neill / Holly Pereira / Jayde Perkin / Sonny Ross / Martina Scott / Jacky Sheridan / Holly Szczypka / Zippy

After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, UsFolk 5 marks the return of UsFolk’s annual exhibition, this year presented in collaboration with the Naughton Gallery. Based in Belfast, UsFolk is an illustration agency and creative studio which represents the best in local and international illustration talent.

The theme for this year’s exhibition is ‘The 5 Senses’, partly inspired by the restrictions imposed during lockdown. UsFolk 5 features a wide variety of work by the agency’s established roster of illustrators whilst also serving as an introduction to UsFolk’s new illustration talent for 2023/24. The six new illustrators featured are: Daniel Batista (Brazil), Jacob Burrill (Dublin), Owen Gent (Bristol), Till Lukat (Berlin), Holly Szczypka (Scotland), and Zippy (Belfast).

The Naughton Gallery and UsFolk are regular collaborators, working on a range of projects from illustration commissions for exhibitions and printed matter to large scale projects with Schools across the University. Perhaps most notable is SCREEN/PRINT, a long-running film project which sees illustrators design new posters for a range of films to coincide with screenings at the Queen’s Film Theatre.

For more information about UsFolk and their roster of illustrators visit www.usfolk.co.uk.

Image: Till Lukat

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Thu 4 May 2023, 7-9pm

With Marion Hawkes on the decks, join us for an evening of wine and art. Enjoy being amongst the first to see USFOLK 5. Entry is free and refreshments provided, all are welcome!


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