Charlie is a freelance illustrator from Derbyshire. She works in a range of mediums, predominantly watercolour and pen, in either a monochrome or pastel colour palette.


Her work is inspired by wildlife and the people around her, with a focus on mindfulness and the natural world.

For commission or trade enquiries head to the 'CONTACT' page. 

Charlie is also a director of No Jobs in the Arts, a creative zine and platform promoting emerging artists in the East midlands.

Exhibitions / Stockists


Charlie currently has work for sale at Pulse Cafe in New Mills.

Isla Fine Art in Buxton is currently a stockist of Charlie's work.



01|2020 Solo exhibition in The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro

09|2019 Faces of the Future In collaboration - joint exhibition by Charlie Collins and photographer Talia Woodin

05|2019 Charlie Collins and Kate Aimson at Isla Fine Art, Buxton

01|2019 Solo exhibition, Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro

08|2018 Mandy and Charlie Collins joint show at Gallery in a Shed

06|2018 Means More - Solo exhibition, Underground Venues

06|2018 Derbyshire Open Art Competition 

10|2017 I Am We Are exhibition at The Green Man Gallery

07|2017 The Freezer Art Fair, Underground Venues 

09|2016 I Am Collective exhibition

07|2016 Buxton Spa Prize exhibition

06|2016 Derbyshire Open Art Competition

10|2015 I Am Collective exhibition

07|2015 Buxton Spa Prize exhibition

06|2015 Derbyshire Open Art Competition

05|2015 The Little Painting Challenge at The Whitworth

03|2015 Young artists open at The Green Man Gallery

Art Awards

Charlie made it through to the heats on Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2017

The County Council Young Artist Award - Derbyshire Open Exhibition 2016

The Munro Trophy - Derbyshire Open Exhibition 2015

Buxton Teen Spa Prize first place 2015