Eve Blackwood

Eve Blackwood

Position: Head of Art & Photography

Eve graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA in Illustration and went on to study Animation for a Post Graduate Diploma. Her graduation film, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, was shown at that year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival. After a period teaching Film and Animation for a range of clients as varied as The National Museum of Scotland and HM Prison Saughton, she gained a place on a Master’s course at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee.

On graduating from her MSc in Electronic Imaging, she was selected as one of that year’s most promising graduates and toured nationally in the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2000 exhibition. Her film, Without You, was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA and was shown in a number of international film festivals, from Melbourne to Kiev.

On moving to London in 2000 Eve joined the BBC and worked on drama, children’s and natural history productions as an Editor going on to edit BAFTA and RTS award winning programmes such as Something Special.

Now resident in Hampton Wick she has just co-written her first book Do More Art: Pencil with her great friend, and our artist in residence, Selwyn Leamy, which will be published by Laurence King in early April 2022. She draws every day and is currently working on her second book.