About Kirsty

Originally from Ripon, North Yorkshire, Kirsty moved to Edinburgh in 2013 to start her degree in illustration at the Edinburgh College of Art. She immediately fell in love with the country and its beautiful landscapes, leading her to explore as much of it as she could creating illustrations and stories inspired by it.

She works in a mix of media including digital, gouache, watercolour, ink and coloured pencils.

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Kelpies Illustration Prize Shortlistee


'MoonLanding' - Edinburgh College of Art Sculpture Court - 18th-23rd April, 2016

'Edinburgh' - Edinburgh Central Library - 1st-30th November, 2016

'Shaping The View' - Edinburgh College of Art Sculpture Court - 10th-11th November, 2016

'Wishes & Fears' - Gallery 23 - November 25th-December 13th, 2016

'Rap Poster Exhibition' - Drill Hall, Leith, Edinburgh - 25th February, 2017

ECA Degree Show - Edinburgh College of Art - 2nd-11th June, 2017

D&AD New Blood Festival - Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London - 4-6th July, 2017

Art & Craft Collective Gallery and Shop - Causewayside, Edinburgh - Still on display, 2017 - Artwork available to purchase

'Exhibition: Artwork by Louise Ogilvy and Kirsty Oxley' - 1896 Gallery, Boat of Garten - 11th-31st August, 2017 - Artwork available to purchase


Stalls and Fairs

The Sick Kids Friends Foundation Christmas Fair - Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh - 29th November, 2015

University of Edinburgh Christmas Craft Fair - Potterow, Edinburgh - 11th December, 2015

Feel Good Pop-up Shop at the Localmotive Market - Edinburgh Waverly, Edinburgh - 20th May, 2016

Custom House Pop-up Market - Leith, Edinburgh - 2nd June, 2016

University of Edinburgh Christmas Craft Fair - Potterow, Edinburgh - 2nd December, 2016


Cards and Art Stocked at

1896 Gallery and Shop, Boat of Garten 2017-2018

Art & Craft Collective, 93 Causewayside, Edinburgh 2017-2019

The Present Boutique, St. Mary's Street, Edinburgh 2017-Present