Ciara Phelan is an Illustrator and Textile Designer based in East London, UK. After graduating in 2008 from studying Graphic Design at Brighton University she worked as a junior at a small creative company called IWANT Design. In 2010 she left to set up her own freelance company to work on developing her own visual language and image making skills. She has since gone on to build up an exciting portfolio whilst collaborating with an extensive range of clients including Cravendale, Mc Donalds, New York Times, Nylon, Oprah Magazine, Sony, Tony & Guy, Toyota, Vanity Fair, V&A and more.

Ciara has a particular passion for collecting vintage ephemera and textile patterns, this love can been seen throughout her work.The foundation of her practice is mixing analog and digital media both on screen and with a scalpel  to create playful, colourful and dynamically composed  illustrations.