I’m a local illustrator, mural artist and printmaker based in Streatham. I work from my home studio alongside my wife and the little Gentleman, my 2 year old son Alf.

I take inspiration from everything including old sailor tattoos, vintage signage, London buildings, 50’s ads, taco vans, movies, strange plants, shopfronts, nautical creatures and anything hand drawn.

Alongside my Illustration and mural work I create Limited Edition art prints which include screen, digital & Risograph under the collective ‘El Famoso’.

Recently I’ve been working on a series of illustrations entitled ‘South London Shopfronts’ which are now a set of prints. They’re based on some of my favourite buildings from across Streatham, West Norwood, Brixton, Balham and beyond.

We stock to a number of galleries and shops in South London including Streatham and Brixton. We’ve also been part of of a series of South London based art markets over the last 8 years.

Website: www.elfamosoprints.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/richfairhead

In addition to my ‘everyday’ illustration, I’m also commissioned for live draws & murals at events, openings and festivals across the UK and beyond. My most recent piece was a mural in Bromley entitled ‘Pandemic Heroes’.

Venue : Blackbird Bakery, 10, Astoria Parade, Streatham, London SW16 1PR