Ottilie Hainsworth is an artist and educator living in Brighton. Ottilie studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art, and at the Royal College of Art. In 2012, she was longlisted for the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition. She contributed as artist and writer to Brighton: The Graphic Novel, and draws a full-colour diary of her everyday life.
Ottilie’s first graphic novel, Talking to Gina, was published by Myriad in September 2017 and she’s currently working on a graphic diary. Ottilie has been teaching adults and children for many years, and currently runs her own successful courses for adults called “Graphic Novels Real Life Stories” at the Phoenix Gallery in Brighton. In addition to this she works as a mentor/illustrator for Little Green Pig, a creative writing organisation for disadvantaged young people, and working with them to develop a graphic stories project this year.