Craig Woodward

Craig Woodward

BGS Edinburgh


Craig Woodward is a cartographer, illustrator and graphic designer for the British Geological Survey. He received his honours degree at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, where he studied Illustration and Printmaking. After freelance work as an artist and illustrator, Craig joined BGS as a Mapping and Charting Technician in 2005. He is currently Illustrations and Graphic Design Manager in Edinburgh, where he uses innovative design to present complicated scientific data in a straightforward manner


  • Recent major publications: Geological Map of Britain Bicentennial; Bespoke map of East Anglia for The Natural History Museum; Lyell Centre Reception display map of Scotland; Dynamic Earth: Power of our Planet posters and displays;Dynamic Earth: The Art of Geology posters and displays; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: Singapore diagrams


Graphic Design; Illustration; Cartography


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • ArcGIS


  • 2015 – The Stanfords Award for Printed Mapping, Commended. Geological Map of Britain Bicentennial 1815-2015

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