Sammy Borras is a illustration degree graduate from Coventry who specialises in making comics.

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About

Sammy Borras is a illustration degree graduate from Coventry who specialises in making comics. She has spent the past 10 years self publishing a variety of short story comics, music zines and group anthologies to sell at events across the UK. She sketches bands on location at gigs and compiles them in a blog and printed zines.

Contact

sammyborras@gmail.com

Clients

Boom! Box, The Natural History Museum, College Humor, The V&A, One Beat Zines, The Analogue Press, Bimba Girl Comics, Good Comics and Ink+Paper

Education

2008 – 2011 University of Gloucestershire

  • BA Illustration – First-class Honours

2006 – 2008 City College Coventry

  • BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design - Distinction
  • A Level Art Fine Art
  • OCN Photography Level Two

Other Education

  • 2009 Hi8tus Comix Scheme
  • 2007 - 2008 Hi8tus Comic Studio Scheme

Competitions and Awards

  • 2010, Cheltenham Illustration Awards: Travelers Tales, commended
  • 2008, Manga Jiman ‘150’ Competition, commended
  • 2007-2008, The Betty Warriss Creative Art and Design award for the highest achieving student

Exhibitions

  • 2018, Laydeez Day Festival, London (Group Show)
  • 2017, Sketch & Stitch Exhibition (Group Show)
  • 2011, Orbital Self-portrait Show, Orbital Comics, London (Group Show)
  • 2011, BA (Hons) Illustration Degree Show 2011, Pittville, Cheltenham (Group Show)
  • 2011, Cheltenham Illustration Awards, London Book Fair, London (Group Show)
  • 2010, Cheltenham Illustration Awards, Pittville, Cheltenham (Group Show)
  • 2010, Small Stories, Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham (Group Show)
  • 2009, Manga Jiman '150' Exhibition, The Embassy of Japan, London (Group Show)
  • 2009, V&A Comic Animation Showreel, Victoria & Albert Museum, London (Group Showreel)
  • 2008, City College Coventry Art Week, City College Coventry, Coventry (Group Show)