Richard Kilroy



Featured artist in FinaEstampa, an exhibition of 22 leading fashion illustrators at Museo ABC Madrid and the Balenciaga Musuem, Getaria.

Contributing illustrator for SHOWstudio's Squidge project celebrating Maison Margiela Artisinal A/W 18.

Catwalk illustrations for GQ Style Germany SS19 and AW19/20.


May: Illustrated interview for

April: Portrait series for Numéro Art magazine issue 2.

February: Residency at Shoreditch restaurant Hoi Polloi during LFW, illustrating looks from the Womenwear shows and portraits of Hoi Polloi Clientele.



January: Artist Portraits for Art Basel Miami Beach magazine.

May: featured artist in SHOWstudio's Fashion Flora exhibition.

June: Atelier visits in Paris to record Couture looks for Les Echos Weekend, sketching from fittings and castings at Dior, Chanel, and Schiaparelli amongst others.

October: Portrait series for Numéro Art magazine premier issue.

November: Promotional artwork for Elton John: Diamonds Ultimate Greatest Hits, involving worldwide promotions and the limited edition album package.

Promotional images for Qasami menswear.

Featured artist-in-residence for SHOWstudio.


January: Portrait of Lauren Santo Domingo for the cover of the New York Observer

February: Promotional illustrations for Christopher Raeburn x Woolmark.

April: Ferragamo footwear illustration for Numéro magazine.

July: Participating artist in SHOWstudio's Style Shoot Draw event for Garage Magazine; a life drawing class with supermodels Molly Bair, Yasmin Wijnaldum and Ruth May.

September: Contributor portraits for Wallpaper*'s september fashion issue.


January: Thames & Hudson publish Menswear Illustration, a new title written and curated by Richard. An exhibition titled Drawings: Men & Style is launched in collaboration with Paul Smith at their flagship gallery store on Albermarle St to celebrate the release, featuring the work of selected illustrators with exclusive new work for the event.

Commission for British label John Smedley to celebrate Smedley's 'A Century of Colour' collection.

May: Issue 5 of Decoy is released as a limited edition 40 page large format magazine.

November: Promotional illustrations for Star Wars: Fashion Finds the Force, a collaboration between Selfridges and ten London designers to create looks inspired by the Star Wars universe.


July: Exhibition ‘The Cosmo Sketches’ is displayed at Tom Greyhound Paris in collaboration with A Magazine Curated By.

Fashion Illustration Gallery (FIG) introduce Richard to their line up of artists.


April: Ten works become part of the V&A's permanent collection of fashion drawings, available to view on request through the V&A Prints & Drawings Study Room.

Commission for Canali store window displays worldwide.

March: Issue 4 of Decoy is released.

Contributing artist for A Magazine Curated by Stephen Jones.

Menswear reportage illustrations for


works created for a range of magazine titles including Vman, Volt Magazine and an editorial for Commons&Sense.

Issue 2 and 3 of Decoy are released, including works by Julie Verhoeven, Tara Dougans and Richard Gray.

Promotional illustrations for Onitsuka Tiger's Fine Dress range, as part of their Made In Japan collections.


Richard is appointed by Christian Dior and Somerset House as one of five illustrators to produce an original work for the exhibition Dior illustrated: René Gruau And The Line Of Beauty.




Richard Kilroy has previously tutored at Central Saint Martins, London and Royal College of Arts, London.


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