Oslo Davis is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist living in Melbourne, Australia.
Oslo draws cartoons for Melbourne's The Age newspaper, as well as a weekly cartoon called Overheard in the Sunday Age. Oslo draws regularly for Art Guide Australia, Readings Monthly and Issimo Magazine.
In 2011 Oslo was a Walkley Award finalist in the cartoon category.
Oslo wrote, directed and drew Melbhattan, an animation about Melbourne. In 2010 Oslo Davis completed a Creative Fellowship residency at the State Library of Victoria where he worked on a collection illustrations for Libraryland, a book of drawings. He has contributed a number of editorial illustrations for The Global Mail.
For the 2011 Melbourne Writers Festival Oslo edited and produced a newspaper of cartoons called Drawn From Life, which was distributed for free across Melbourne's train network one morning in August 2011. Oslo has also completed a number of drawings for the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Golden Plains music festivals.
Other clients include:
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Immigration Museum
Victoria College of the Arts
State Library of Victoria
Melbourne Bike Festival
Oslo is represented by the Jacky Winter Group.
A write-up about Oslo Davis' illustrations work with design studio Clear, on BP&O.
An article about Oslo Davis’ Thirteen Month Calendar on Desktop Magazine's website.
Read an interview with Oslo Davis on Gather & Fold, an online design journal.
Listen to Oslo Davis and New Yorker cartoonist Barry Blitt talk to Waleed Aly on ABC Radio National (March 2012).
An article about Oslo Davis published in the Leader newspaper (February 2012).
Stuart Geddes' review of Drawn From Life, on ThreeThousand.com.au.
John Bailey's write-up about Drawn From Life, and comics generally, in The Sunday Age's M magazine.
Arts Victoria's video about the Drawn From Life project.
Interview about Drawn From Life, on The Ember.
Interview, and studio photos, with Lucy Feagins on The Design Files.
Interview with Mel Campbell on The Enthusiast.
Interview with James Valentine on 702 ABC Sydney (audio).
Interview about Overheard on ThreeThousand.com.au.
Jo Case's review of Overheard on the Readings bookshop website.
Andrew Stephen's article on Oslo Davis, 'The first hanging of a serial sketcher,' in The Age.
Interview about the exhibition 'This Annoying Life' on ThreeThousand.com.au.
Interview with Oslo Davis on Meanjin's Spike blog.
Dan Rule's article 'Oslo's Angst,' on Broadsheet.com.au.
Stuart Geddes' review of Three Books.
Penny Modra's review of Conceived on a Tram.