Edmund Iffland is an illustrator/designer practicing in Sydney, Australia. Iffland’s work is multi-disciplinary, working as a freelance storyboard artist, political cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, and infographic/presentation designer. Iffland has worked for local and international clients such as Comedy Central, Flying Bark Productions, Network TEN/Paramount, BMF, 72 & Sunny and many more.
In 2009 he was awarded a residency at Hazelhurst Gallery, Gymea, developing his exhibition, ‘Well Suited’ (2009). He has since showcased his works at a variety of gallery spaces, including at Gallery8, The Rocks in 2009. In 2010 Edmund was a finalist in the Bald Archies portraiture prize. He featured as part of the group exhibition Shelf Life (2010 – 2011) at Delmar Gallery, Ashfield, he has also has had multiple works in The Rotary Cartoon Awards at the National Cartoon Galley (2020, 2022) in Coffs Harbour as well as The Behind the Lines exhibition in The Museum of Australian Democracy (2022) Canberra. Edmund was a semi-finalist in the 2012 Doug Moran Prize for portraiture with his portrait of David Collins (Umbilical Brothers, Upside Down Show). While Iffland has more recently been painting portraits of political satirists James Colley (Gruen, The Weekly, Backburner) in 2018 and Mark Humphries (SBS’ The Feed, ABC’s 7:30) he has emerged as a political cartoonist (formerly at goat.com.au) and is a card carrying member of the Australian Cartoonists Association. In 2022 Edmund won a Stanley Award for animation for his storyboarding and illustration work for Jackie B and the Mini Band’s music video Davy Jones’ Locker.
Iffland has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts/Arts at the College of Fine Arts and UNSW, majoring in Painting & Drawing and Theatre & Performance.