Rachel Corcoran Illustration


Rachel Corcoran is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer from Dublin, Ireland. Having originally qualified as an archaeologist and art historian, Rachel now works exclusively as a professional illustrator, while also providing design services for clients. Rachel's images evoke a sense of wonder and whimsy, and her love and knowledge of history and long-forgotten worlds is captured within her work. Visit the FAQ for more information about Rachel's illustration career and process. Rachel also runs her own online shop where she sells her illustrations as prints and greeting cards, using eco-friendly materials for both printing and packaging.

Rachel is a registered member of : 
The Illustrators Guild of Ireland & The Association of Illustrators


Rachel is happy to accept a wide range of illustration commissions, such as editorial, fashion, children's picture books, book cover art, packaging, and branding design.

Please send enquiries and project briefs to: rachillustrates@gmail.com.
A full resume can be found on Rachel's Linkedin profile.

selected clients

Usborne Publishing, The O'Brien Press, Ted Baker, Fáilte Ireland, The Irish Independent, Kerry Group, Image Magazine, The Irish School of Animation, Oxford Playhouse, Animation Skillnet, Creative Europe Desk Ireland, Volkswagen.

news & updates

Instagram @rachelcorcoranillustration  Twitter @artbyrach

illustrated publications

You've Got a Friend, by Judi Curtin, O'Brien Press (2018)
Stand by Me, by Judi Curtin, O'Brien Press (2017)
The Museum Activity Book, Usborne Publishing (2017)
Fast Forward, by Judi Curtin, O'Brien Press (2017)
Starring Meg, by Natasha Mac a'Bhaird, O'Brien Press (2017)
Time After Time, by Judi Curtin, O'Brien Press (2016)
Hannah in The Spotlight, by Natasha Mac a'Bhaird, O'Brien Press (2016)
Confetti Magazine (2014 - 2016)
Irish Country Magazine (2014 - 2015)
Insider Magazine, The Irish Independent (2014-2015)
Kiss Magazine (2011- 2014)

selected exhibitions

Art Source, RDS, Dublin, 2018
, The Solomon Gallery, Dublin, 2018
Colouring Between The Lines, Só Collective with OFFSET, Kildare Village, 2017
Without The Words, Luan Gallery, Athlone, 2016
St.Patrick's Eve Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2015
For The Love of NY, Bottleneck Gallery, New York 2014
Bill Murray - Chasing The White Whale with OFFSET, Dublin 2014
The Poop Deck Project, Coningsby Gallery, London 2013
Uniquely Dublin, The Little Museum of Dublin, 2013
TOMS 'The Art of Giving' Tour, Littlegreen Street Gallery, Dublin 2012
This OFFSET Space, Littlegreen Street Gallery, Dublin 2012
Mail Me Art, Red Gate Gallery, London 2010
For The Love Of - Change, Mill Street Studios, Dublin 2010