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Jill Calder - Callendar House



Opening Times


About the Artist

A Blink of Ink…The Creative World of Jill Calder.
Jill Calder is an award winning illustrator based in Fife. She is also a calligrapher and digital artist with a love of drawing, colour, typography and books.
This retrospective exhibition at Callendar House gives you a glimpse into Jill’s world, featuring over thirty years of her inky artwork.

Based in Fife Jill Calder has been working as an illustrator since 1993. She is also a calligrapher, painter and digital artist with a love of drawing , ideas, colour, ink, typography, book-binding , sketchbooks and yes, deadlines. Jill aims to blend digital image making methods as seamlessly as possible to create her award winning illustrations. According to a popular Illustration blog Illustrophile, Jill is an "Illustration veteran, whose work is full of playful anarchy".

A blink of ink , monoprints, colour and graphics await you in this exhibition giving you a glimpse into her world from beginnings at art college in the late 80's to the creation of murals for nationwide heritage sites to be on display in 2022. It will also feature selected book illustrations which have brought many characters to life. For example James Robertson's Robert the Bruce, collaborations with many other authors have all helped seal Jill's place as an extraordinary Illustrator in the children's book world and beyond.


Additional Events

Workshops & Talks at Callendar House during FVAB:
Please contact Callendar House for details of workshops and talks as part of their Jill Calder exhibition.


From Edinburgh: Follow M9 westbound. Exit at Junction 5 and follow brown and white tourist signage for Callendar House & Park From Glasgow: Follow M80/ A80 eastbound. Join M876 Merge onto M9, Exit Junction 6 follow signs for Callendar House & Park


Callendar House
Callendar Park

Contact Details

Tel: 01324 503770
Mob: 07875527416