Niki Pilkington's Culture BanditsIllustration // Wednesday, 02 Jul 2014
Niki Pilkington is a Welsh illustrator based in New York producing highly charged, trend inspired fashion portraits, gaining her a client list which includes TOPSHOP, Ted Baker, Sir Paul McCartney & MTV. Specializing in portrait commissions from around the world Niki Pilkington's playful yet highly detailed style feeds off the everyday people & places she sees, focusing mainly on fashion and the people who wear it.
Widely known for combining her love of phrases, idioms and beautiful quotes into her pieces (often in her mother tongue - Welsh) she tells a multi-layered story through each piece. Whether in clear view, hidden or disguised, the illustrations and their meanings are created to take you on a fairytale journey.