Paul Burgess is a freelance illustrator, designer, photographer, and writer. He lives and works in St Leonards-On-Sea. 

Paul Burgess is Principal Lecturer in Illustration, and course leader for BA(Hons) Graphic Design for Digital Media and BA(Hons) Illustration for Screen Arts at the University of Brighton. 

Link here: http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/staff/paul-burgess

He has been on the judging panel for 'Images' / Association of Illustrators, in 2001 and 2005. Burgess has exhibited his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in both this country and abroad. 

Since graduating from Camberwell School of Art in 1984 and the Royal College of Art in 1986, Paul Burgess has worked as a freelance illustrator for over 20 years. 

His clients include: The Guardian, Penguin Books, Jonathan Cape, Island Records, Pepe Jeans, Ecover, American Health Magazine, The Observer, Elle, Orion Publishing, GQ Magazine, Radio Times, Forward Publishing, Ammirati & Puris/Lintas, The Partners, Wolff Olins, Greenpeace, Harper Collins, New Scientist, The Independent, Sunday Times, The Delays, TBWA, Sex Pistols, Rough Trade Records, Big Dada Recordings, Top Shop, Vintage Books, MTV, and many other editorial, design and advertising clients. 

 In 1994 Burgess started a six year photography project with Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, to photograph and document live gigs, video shoots, artwork, etc.

Paul Burgess is the author of the book 'Satellite: Sex Pistols Graphic Design and Memorabilia' (Abstract Sounds Publishing 1999) and has contributed regularly to various music and design publications. He is an adviser to Sotheby's on the subject of 'Punk Graphics and Clothing' and has written numerous articles on the subject in the music press. He has worked with the Sex Pistols on numerous occasions as a photographer and graphic designer.

He is interested in collage, music graphics, amateur and folk art, self-publishing, found ephemera, collaboration, mistakes, error and making things by hand.