“Blume Illustrated” is a multi faceted project that encompasses an annual illustration focused magazine and festival. The project is being developed and coordinated by Katoomba based illustrator, visual artist and educator Faye Wilson.
Blume Illustrated magazine will be published anually (and to coincide with the festival tri annually) and aims to harness the mighty talents of Blue Mountains illustrators, writers, creatives and thinkers and thier colleagues in an arts magazine with a difference. Blume Illustrated has the overall objective to highlight and support regional creatives through a beatifully designed publication that provides a much needed voice for truly independant artists and thinkers.
Blume Illustrated magazine features articles on illustrators and creatives, essays, poetry, cartoons and lots more. Issue #2 launches May 23, 2018.
The First Blume Illustration Festival was held over May 2017 with a month long program of exhibitions and events showcasing a rich cast of local talent as well as esteemed illustrators and related professionals from Australia and beyond. The next festival is planned for 2020.