Our new venue for 2017

Out of the Blue Drill Hall
Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is based in the Out of the Blue Drill Hall in Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh. A unique multi arts centre based off Leith Walk and just 10 minute walk from the train station. The venue champions arts and participation of all kinds, aiding individuals to pursue their own creativity, no matter who they are and what form it may take.

To check out the venue, visit http://www.outoftheblue.org.uk


ECAF returns December 2017

We’ve had a good rest and have started planning for 2017. We’ve got a date (to be released) but we can tell you it will be in December 2017. Exhibitor table registration will go online once we confirm the layout with the venue. ECAF 17 will bring a selection of workshops, talks and exhibiting authors all for FREE. We have a lot of work to do., but we’ll update you as we go. In the meantime, heres some photos from last year. 😀

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ECAF Guest of Honour – Isabel Greenberg

We’re very pleased to announce that Isabel Greenberg will be joining us at our very first ECAF, here for the full weekend, conducting talks and workshops.

About Isabel Greenberg

Isabel Greenberg is a London based illustrator and writer. Her first graphic novel ‘The Encyclopedia of Early Earth’ was published in 2013 by Jonathan Cape in the UK, Random House in Canada and Little Brown in the US. It has since been translated into French, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.

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It was nominated for two Eisner awards, won the Best Book catagory at the British comic awards, was one of NPR’s 100 books of the year, was the Guradian’s graphic novel pick of the month and was in the New York Times Graphic Books best seller list.Her second graphic novel ‘The One Hundred Nights of Hero‘ was released September 2016.She studied illustration at the University of Brighton and since graduating has worked for a variety of clients including The Guardian, Nobrow Press, The National Trust, Seven Stories Press, Solipsistic Pop, First Second and The New York Times. In 2011 she won the Observer Jonathan Cape Graphic short story prize. She exhibited work in the Memory Palace exhibition at the V&A, and was a select at Pick Me Up 2014 at Somerset House.

Instagram: @isabel_greenberg
Twitter: @isabelgreenberg