Adriana Picker is a commercial illustrator and artist who has recently made the move from her home town of Sydney to big, scary and exciting New York City!
Adriana started her career working as a Costume Illustrator on Features films such as Australia, Mad Max: Fury Road, Hacksaw Ridge, Gods of Egypt, and most notably, The Great Gatsby, where her costume illustrations were shown at the 2014 Academy Awards when Costume Designer Catherine Martin won an Oscar.
Adriana’s clients have included Mecca Cosmetica, Australian Vogue, Murdoch Books and Quay Restaurant – for whom she recently contributed a large body of work, illustrating Chef Peter Gilmore’s second, highly anticipated book, Organum. She has also provided her talents to brands such as Absolut Vodka, Catherine Martin Home, Real Living Magazine and is also a regular monthly contributor to Australian Gourmet Traveller Magazine.
Adriana has had solo exhibitions at Sydney’s Gaffa Gallery January 2014, Sydney’s Saint Cloche Gallery November 2015, Sydney’s Good Space Gallery January 2016 and her most recent solo exhibition ‘A Brightness Falls’ was held at The Design Files Gallery in Collingwood, Melbourne – March 2017.
Her first book ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights – A Lush Wonderland of Colouring for Adults’ was published in November 2015, by Hardie Grant Australia. Her second ‘Where the Wildflowers Grow – A Botanical Wonderland of Colouring’ was published in June 2016. Her third book and first with Co-author Ed Loveday ‘The Cocktail Garden – Botanical cocktails for every season’ will be published in September, 2017. All with Hardie Grant Australia.