Magdalena (Magda) Wachnik

Magdalena (Magda) Wachnik

Senior Illustrator

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Magdalena has an MA in archaeology, with a specialization in the conservation of archaeological relics, which was attained from Nicholaus Copernicus University in Poland. She produced high quality illustrations for this university for 6 years and for last 10 years for OA South Graphics Office.

Her duties cover a wide range of types of finds drawings from many archaeological periods. She has a keen interest in photography. This began with an extensive course in practical photography at Art School which has been extended through a further course at University. Her illustrations and photographs contribute to over 20 OA publications.

Since she become Graphics Office Manager, in addition to regular Archaeological Illustrator duties, Magdalena is supervising the daily work of the graphics team; interfacing with printers, typesetters, and project managers to facilitate production of various types of publication; and dealing with publication and copyright issues.

Magdalena (Magda) Wachnik

Magdalena (Magda) Wachnik

Senior Illustrator

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Magdalena has an MA in archaeology, with a specialization in the conservation of archaeological relics, which was attained from Nicholaus Copernicus University in Poland. She produced high quality illustrations for this university for 6 years and for last 10 years for OA South Graphics Office.

Her duties cover a wide range of types of finds drawings from many archaeological periods. She has a keen interest in photography. This began with an extensive course in practical photography at Art School which has been extended through a further course at University. Her illustrations and photographs contribute to over 20 OA publications.

Since she become Graphics Office Manager, in addition to regular Archaeological Illustrator duties, Magdalena is supervising the daily work of the graphics team; interfacing with printers, typesetters, and project managers to facilitate production of various types of publication; and dealing with publication and copyright issues.

Severine Bezie

Severine Bezie

Illustrator Project Officer

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Séverine Bézie graduated in 1998 from University of Poitiers (France) with a BA (Hons) in Modern History and a University Diploma in Applied Art and Graphics. She obtained a Master's Degree in Museology and Archaeology at the University of Lyon III: Jean Moulin (France) in 2000 and studied Classical Archaeology with the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2014-16.

Séverine joined Oxford Archaeology East in 2005. She has almost 18 years’ experience in field archaeology, finds processing, restoration and archaeological illustration. Before joining OA East, she worked several years in Italy with the French School of Rome. She specialises in Roman finds illustration and, in addition to her illustration work, is specialising in Roman pottery and continuing her collaboration with the French School of Rome.

Markus Dylewski

Markus Dylewski

Illustrator Project Officer

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01865 980 814
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Markus holds an MA in Neolithic archaeology from Cardiff University, and a BA in prehistoric and classical archaeology and geology from Bochum University, Germany. He is an experienced archaeologist, having worked on site for many years in Germany, France, Ukraine, Wales and England and as a mining archaeologist in the Austrian Alps.

Markus began using CAD and Adobe software in 2000 at the archaeological department of the German Mining Museum, and worked as a CAD technician for various archaeological companies in Germany and Wales before joining OA as a field archaeologist in 2006.

Since 2007, Markus has worked in OA South’s graphics department. He has been the lead illustrator of many monographs and has created the illustrations for hundreds of client reports. He has also typeset and designed OA’s in-house magazine, In Touch. Markus supports the geomatics department as a fully trained surveyor, and works frequently in the graphics and geomatics departments of OA East.

Gillian Greer

Gillian Greer

Illustrator Project Officer

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Gillian joined Oxford Archaeology East in 2007, has almost 20 years experience in archaeological illustration, and pioneered her own style of digital finds illustration.

Gillian Greer (Gilmour) graduated in 1995 from Queen's University Belfast with a BSc (Hons) in Archaeology with Palaeoecology and worked for the Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland (EHSNI) as an archaeological illustrator and finds conservator. Gillian studied graphic design at the London College of Printing in 1999 and began transitioning traditional pen and ink artwork to digital format via Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Alongside her artistic skills Gillian has a solid base of technical mapping software such as AutoCad and QGIS. She has created an in-house GIS map of Roman Britain, tailor making Roman landscape maps for each monograph she works on. In 2000 Gillian was awarded full membership of the former Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors, and is now a member of the CifA at MCifA level.

Sophie Lamb

Sophie Lamb

Illustrator Project Officer

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Sophie has a BA in Archaeology from the University of Bristol and an MA in Post-Excavation from the University of Leicester. She joined OA in 2006 after 6 years in a senior position at the Museum of London Archaeology Service’s drawing office, where she specialised in presenting heavily truncated and deeply stratified urban sites for publication, and also produced exhibition graphics for the museum.

Sophie is experienced at all aspects of archaeological graphics, and is a highly skilled finds illustrator, and while at OA has developed a method for producing digital finds illustrations.

Sophie has also been involved as an illustrator in various high-impact academic projects at the universities of Reading, Leicester and Oxford Brookes. In 2003 she was principal illustrator at the Çatal Höyük project in Turkey (Stanford/Cambridge Universities). Sophie is also an experienced archaeologist, having worked on sites across southern Britain, the Hebrides, Sicily and Zambia. She also has experience within human osteology and environmental archaeology.

Sophie is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA), and a member of the CIfA's Graphics Special Interest Group.

Adam Parsons

Adam Parsons

Illustrator Project Officer

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01524 880228
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Adam has worked at Oxford Archaeology North for over thirteen years as a core member of the Illustration and Publications team. He has a number of skills from manual illustration of artefacts, digital illustration and Photoshop work, and use of AutoCAD and GIS packages, to identification and analysis of early medieval artefacts and production of publication text. In this time he has produced a number of archaeological monographs, popular publications, posters, interpretation panels, museum designs, leaflets, digital content for the web, teachers packs, and schools resource boxes. Adam’s primary area of interest is the early medieval period in Britain, particularly Northern Britian, and he has a particular interest in artefacts of the period and their manufacture. He is the co-author of: 'Shadows in the Sand': A viking-age cemetery at Cumwhitton, Cumbria; the academic publication for the important Pagan inhumation cemetery at Cumwhitton, for which he was also the illustrator and typesetter. He is also actively involved in the St Michaels Church, Workington, post excavation project looking at the early medieval burials, finds, sculpture, and phases of the church.

He has also run many outreach events for OA North, including museum events for Tullie House and Carlisle Castle, schools projects and archaeology open days.

Marie Rowland

Marie Rowland

Illustrator Project Officer

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Marie graduated with honours from Boston University, Massachusetts in 2002, with a BA in both archaeology and religion. Marie subsequently graduated from the University of York in 2003 with an MA in Archaeological Heritage Management. Since then, she has volunteered with several museums, worked as an outreach officer at Chester Amphitheatre, and has now worked for Oxford Archaeology North since 2006. She is also a member of the CIfA at Practitioner level.

Marie has become a core part of the Illustration and Publications team at OA North, with skills in manual illustration of artefacts, digital illustration, book design and typesetting, and GIS and AutoCAD. Marie is particularly interested in book production, outreach and education, and Iron Age and Roman pottery.

Marie has produced many archaeological monographs, popular publications, interpretation panels, leaflets, reconstructions, and teachers' packs. She also helped produce several issues of OA’s internal magazine, and has helped with several outreach events for OA North.

Anne Stewardson

Anne Stewardson

Illustrator Project Officer

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Anne has over 25 years experience in both academic and commercial archaeology. Starting her archaeological life 1987 (until 1991) at Sutton Hoo, during vacation time, she graduated from Leicester University in 1992 wit BA(Hons) Archaeology, and subsequently worked for Leicestershire County Council Archeological Services, training as a Roman ceramic specialist, until returning to Leicester University to gain her MA Post-Excavation Skills in 1996. It was then that Anne chose to direct her career towards archaeological illustration and graphic design.

Anne now specialises in digital illustration techiniques, having obtained her Btech in Computer Aided Design in 1999, when AutoCad was just being introduced to the archaeological sector. To this end she was an external assessor in AutoCAD for the former Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors (now the Graphic Archaeological Group for the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists), and has been an Associate member (ACIFA) since 2000.

Prior to joining Oxford Archaeology in 2001, Anne was the Lead Archaeologist and Surveyor for a geotechnical engineering company in East Anglia, providing Heritage Management advice/reports, and ground settlelment monitoring throughout the region.


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