Nick Chaffe


Nick Chaffe is a graphic artist, designer and illustrator based in Manchester, UK.

Clients have included Amnesty International, Amstel Light, easyJet, Empire magazine, The Guardian, London Jazz Festival, Lonely Planet, Manchester International Festival, Time Out London, The Washington Post, The Oscars and more.

As an illustrator he has two distinctive styles; hand lettering and bold colourful line work.

Nick can do both on site ‘live’ work as well as more planned murals and artworks. He recently featured on Adobe Live and has been artist in residence at the Bonington Gallery in Nottingham, a judge at the Indigo Design Awards and Perth Advertising Skull Awards.

Awards and Publications include: World Illustration Awards 2019 (shortlist), Creative Boomadforum, Why Space MattersCreativity OnlineDigitalArts, WeHeart, The Sell! Sell! Blog, Public Art: ‘MAHDLO’ Youth Centre mural, Oldham 2018, ‘MARLA’, Stevenson Sq, Manchester 2015, ‘Good Bye’, Nottingham Train Station 2010.
Collaborative projects: Shop, Print & Paste
Previous Exhibitions include: The Shit Show, 103 Norfolk St, New York, USA 2015; Comic Sans for Cancer, The Proud Archivist, London, UK 2014; Something Like Nothing Happens Anywhere, rum26 Gothenburg, Sweden 2009; No Fly Posters, Ancoats, Manchester 2013; Helibebknofne, New Inn Yard Gallery London 2001;