About Jamie Beard
Jamie Beard is an illustrator based in Belfast, with a love for portrait and narrative illustration. His work has often focused on exploring notions of LGBTQ+ identity, telling stories and platforming voices through this lens. Jamie sees his visual style as a Venn diagram between folk art, kitsch, and queer. His illustration featured in the 2019 book Encounter/تلاقي’. (a collaboration between Outburst Arts, al-Jumhuriya, the British Council.