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Christopher Corr

Cities, people, culture and nature too – they’re all captured in the most vibrant and appealing fashion by the London-based artist Christopher Corr. From storybooks and travel guides to interior patterns, his bright, intuitive painting style and emotive use of colour are a joy to behold for audiences and clients alike.
Chris lives in the heart of London, and loves exploring the old city. In fact, he loves cities in general, finding places where the traditional meets the modern, and using them for inspiration. From stone huts to modernist structures by Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Paul Rudolph, Richard Neutra, Louis Kahn and Frank Lloyd Wright, he enjoys recreating cityscapes in his own unique way. Studying art, graphics and finally illustration at art school in Manchester, Chris went on to the Royal College in London where he completed a Masters degree.

Approach

Chris works in gouache, painting on Italian and Indian handmade papers as though he’s using a pen. He takes a great deal of inspiration from his travels – to India, North Africa and New England, for instance.

Style

Colour is hugely important in Chris’s work, and he explores its effect on people and their emotions. He sees colour as the place where art meet science, and in his quirky artworks you’ll see multi-coloured zebras, dazzling birds and even pink elephants.

Client list

Some of Chris’s clients include Andersen Press, Qantas, Windstar Cruises, Royal Mail, The Folio Society, Sherbet and the BBC.
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A Window for Chinese New Year
The window of the Rowley Gallery in London is illuminated by Christopher Corr's themed art.
WPP Annual Report
Christopher Corr illustrates WPP’s 2017 Annual Report with striking colours and imagery.
The Oil from Puglia
Beautiful boxes containing Carluccio Olive Oil are illustrated by Christopher Corr.
A Year Full of Stories
Christopher Corr's picture book takes stage at China's Children's Book Expo in Beijing.
A Map for Textiles
Christopher Corr paints a large world map for Brazilian company Mooui.
Illustrator Profile - Christopher Corr
Christopher Corr makes dazzling multicoloured imagery inspired by his worldwide travels.
Discover Thailand
Christopher Corr's map of Thailand is a colourful presence on The Telegraph's weekend supplement.
Deep in the Woods
Christopher Corr illustrates the folk tale 'Deep in the Woods' with Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
The Chickenshed Theatre
Christopher Corr's painting for an Amnesty International book can be seen on this Chickenshed poster.
Don't Spill the Milk!
Tune into CBeebies tonight to see Christopher Corr's illustrations in 'Don't Spill the Milk!'
Songs of Europe
Tour De France hits London
Made in Mexico
Wartburg’s Fall Festival
Understanding Illustration
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