Alex Foster is an illustrator based in sunny Margate, UK. He specialises in map illustration and works across a variety of projects from children's work to editorial and print.

Selected clients and achievements

Roald Dahl, Evening Standard, Penguin Random House, Air Canada, American Express, Airbnb, Flight Centre, Expedia, Anorak Magazine, English Heritage

My Personalised prints were featured on the Guardian Gift Guide, The Independent and ITV's This Morning. Totally Thames (Left) was displayed on posters London Underground and all over National Rail stations.

In 2015 I won a World Illustration award, and graduated in 2013 with a First class BA(Hons) degree in Illustration from Middlesex University.

I also run the online shop where I create and produce gifts from limited edition prints to personalised prints and stationery. You can sign up to the mailing list for a shop discount, and to stay up to date with my new work.

Contact & Representation


I’m represented outside the UK by Advocate Art


In print

Magazines - Air Bnb, Soho House, Evening Standard, Centurion (American Express), Enroute (Air Canada), Bianca, Anorak, NUS, Barnet First, Mirus, Aquila
Books - The London Craft Beer Guide, The Writer's Map, They Draw & Travel: 96 Illustrated Maps from the UK and Iceland, Undélaissé, Poetry Train
Printed materials - Quex Park, Etsy Christmas catalogue, Down House (English Heritage)


World Illustration Awards - Somerset House, Swansea College of Art, Chapel Gallery
The Glass Jar, Margate - Solo Exhibition
Bernie's Chocolate Bar, Margate - Solo Exhibition
Crown Gallery, Margate - Mayors' Art and Wine tour
Turner Contemporary, Margate - MADE
Folkestone Creative Quarter - Maker's market pop up shop
The Horsebridge Centre, Whitstable - Maker's market pop up shop
UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate - Ramsgate Open
Harbour arm gallery, Margate - PIgrims hospice postcard auction
Truman Brewery, Brick lane - Middlesex Degree show
Harbour arm gallery, Margate - Coming home show (Exhibited, organised and curated.)
The Invisible Line, Dalston - London Locations
Covent Garden poetry society - Undercover Saints
Covent Garden poetry society - Haunts of the poets
Kingsgate gallery, London - I spy Edgware road