First Hand — Camberwell illustration graduate Ellie Butters on finding your path and staying practical

Posted 21 September 2017 Written by Ellie Butters

You’ve handed in the portfolio, hung your final show and donned the cap and gown. But the end of your degree is just the beginning of something totally new. Faced with starting this new journey, Camberwell illustration graduate Ellie Butters decided it was time to readdress her initial expectations. After stints as an art department assistant, working on projects for Charli XCX and Craig David, she now co-runs an arts space in South Bermondsey. Here she tells us how working while studying can offer a wealth of experience and a pathway into the world of work.

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