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Carol Adlam

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham School of Art & Design


Dr Carol Adlam is Lecturer / Senior Lecturer on the MA Visual Communications (Illustration). She is a practicing illustrator and author specialising in book illustration (graphic novels, children's books, and reportage).

Career overview

Carol Adlam has worked as a full-time author-illustrator since 2014, publishing a number of books including five graphic novel projects (Thinking Room, 2017; Ministry of Women, 2016; Amy in Love, 2015; Suzanne’s Story, 2014, and The New Wipers Times, 2014). She is winner of the 2018 Association of Illustrators World Illustration Awards (Professional/ Research & Knowledge Communication category). She teaches at the House of Illustration, London, and has held residencies at a number of museums and galleries. Clients include the National Army Museum, The National Archives, Nottingham Castle Museums and Galleries, Nottingham Lakeside Arts (Museum of Archaeology), and the United Nations.

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