Ruth Hickson

Ruth Hickson is an illustrator and surface pattern designer living and working in the beautiful Stroud valleys in the UK. She has many years experience freelancing, and working for studios in New York and London after graduating with an M.A in printed textiles from Manchester Metropolitan University. Inspired by everyday objects and a love of drawing, printing and stitching Ruth creates bold, colourful, fun designs for a variety of markets including kids, food illustration, home decor and stationery. She also creates and sells a small range of her own prints, and hand made decorative items.

The lovely images below are selected from Ruth’s portfolio. There are many more to view in our full portfolios. Please click on any image to be taken to our extensive collections. You may need to register to visit the portfolios but we’ll let you in if you are looking to license art.