Edinburgh based Irish Illustrator, recent graduate of Edinburgh College of Art.
Tutor at The Edinburgh Drawing School.
b. 1994
Mhairi Braden is an Illustrator, printmaker and teller of stories; creating a range of different works - from sensitive autobiographical comics, to bold pieces on the gods and rituals of her Scottish and Irish heritage.
She approaches each project with in-depth research - making every mark deliberate despite her loose hand in drawing.

Instagram: @mhairibraden
Blog: mhairibraden.tumblr.com

Contact // mhairi.illustration@gmail.com

Education:
BA Illustration, First Class with Honours
Edinburgh College of Art (2012-2016)

Studio Assistant at Edinburgh Printmakers
(Jan-Mar 2015), (Jun-Dec 2016)

Fairs and Exhibitions:
2017:
(upcoming)
Paper to Gold: 50 Years of EP, Edinburgh Printmakers. (Oct - Dec)
RSA Open, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh. (current - 1 Oct)
Bright Young Things, Pan Macmillan x Dutch Uncle, London. (current, - Aug)
ELCAF 2017, The Round Chapel, London.
Pissed Modernism, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh. 
Bookmarks, Edinburgh College of Art.
Artists' BookMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
2016:
PrintMAKERS Market, Edinburgh Printmakers.
7th International Illustration Symposium, Edinburgh College of Art.
RSA Open, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh. 
D&AD New Blood, The Truman Brewery, London. 
BA Illustration, Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art.
Bookmarks, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
Italian Film Festival, Filmhouse, Edinburgh.
Artists' BookMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh. 
Edinburgh Student Art Festival, City Art Centre. 
2015:
Night Swimmers, Gayfields Kiosk, Edinburgh.
DesignMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
Famous Faces, Cameo Picturehouse, Edinburgh.
Glasgow Zine Fest, Stereo, Glasgow.
Ex Libris Fair//Aye Write! Book Festival, Mitchell Lib, Glasgow.
Edinburgh Student Art Festival, The Assembly's Roxy.
2014
Bookmarks Zine & Book Fair, ECA Sculpture Court, Edinburgh.
French Film Festival, Filmhouse, Edinburgh.
Yuck 'n' Yum Zine Fair, The HMC, Dundee.
Glasgow Zine Fest, Old Hairdressers, Glasgow.
Morton Frazer Annual, Edinburgh's Quartermile. 
2013:
Grassmarket Books, Scottish Book Week, Analogue Books, Edinburgh.