James Clapham

James is a UK based freelance illustrator and gif maker from Birkenhead (near Liverpool). Having studied illustration at the Cambridge School of Art and then later gaining a master’s from Camberwell, he gravitated towards the editorial sector being inspired by the range of subject material.

James has worked for a variety of worldwide editorial clients predominantly taking on projects that require an injection of humour, always taking the opportunity to work with energetic compositions and vibrant colour schemes. Clients include – Bloomberg Business Week, Financial Times, The Guardian, Hollywood Reporter, Jacobin, New York Times, New Yorker, Snapchat, Sunday Times, Time out, Vice, Washington Post, and Zeit Leo.