Artist Feature - Annie Wilkinson Sep 06 2017

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Watch out, there's a new artist in town and she's got style!  We are very excited to announce that Annie Wilkinson has recently joined Advocate Art.  Her work features a variety of characters and animals that are perfect for children ages 0-5 as well as kids 5 and up.  She is also skilled in creating gorgeous designs and patterns which are ideal for greeting cards, posters, and so much more. Annie's varied skillset makes her a true gem.  To see more beautiful work by Annie, be sure to check out her online Advocate artist portfolio

"I was born in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1966 to a family that encouraged artistic pursuits of all kinds - including writing, drawing, photography and music. At the age of 21 I came to Vancouver with the band I was in, in order to find a new drummer (we would eventually go through 8 before disbanding). I had not considered being an illustrator in spite of drawing my whole life, but now that I’m doing it, I cannot imagine any other job I would like to do more!

The artwork I produce is created digitally using my iPad pro, either with native apps or as a graphics tablet, and I am interested in  juxtaposing traditional looking elements with purely digital elements to create something that looks new. My work is constantly evolving.

When I’m not drawing or pouring juice for my two kids, I play in a few bands with good friends, where the socializing is as important as the singing together. Lastly, in order to clear my head of everything else, I love to engage in a weekly game of ice hockey in the winter, and baseball in the summer."