Oivind Hovland is an experienced freelance illustrator with a long list of international clients, covering a broad range of media, including:
John Hopkins Magazine, The Financial Times, Leo Burnett, The Observer, Radio Times, The Independent, Underground, Mosaic, Wired Magazine, New York Observer, The Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator, Time Out London, Time Out Chicago, Metro Newspaper, Random House, The Evening Standard, How Magazine, American Lawyer Magazine, TCOL, Aviva, HMRC, Esquire Magazine, Bloomsbury Publishing, CAFOD, Olive Magazine, 7×7 Magazine, Haymarket Media Group, Computer Arts, HR Magazine, MASH, Rogers Communications, Nursing Standard, Aftenposten, Gyldendal Publishing, Pearson Media, Circus Advertising, Arkitektnytt, Extreme Group Advertising, Attitude Magazine, The BBC, The Daily Mail, PC Pro Magazine, Resurgence & Ecologist, Bergens Tidende, Accounting and Business Magazine, Public Finance Magazine, Vårt Land, Dagbladet, Det Norske Samlaget Publishing, Kapital Magazine, Morgenbladet, Universitas, The Danish Association of Visual Artists, The University of Oslo, The University of Bergen.
To Oivind, illustration is about storytelling: ‘Even if you only have one small image at your disposal, a story can still be told. And that, in a nutshell is my aim, to tell a story using whatever means I have’.
Awards: 3×3, Amercian Illustrators, The Serco Award, Best Norwegian Newspaper Illustrator, IMAGES and the Nationwide Mercury Prize Art Exhibition.
His work has been included in the prestigious ‘Illustrators Unlimited’ published by Gestalten,
Oivind is represented outside of UK and Scandinavia by Salzman International