I will be exhibiting a series of brand new pieces at the esteemed Art Basel Miami Beach this year, as part of the ‘Heroes in Distress’ show, presented by Artists 4 Israel. My work will all be based around the shows theme of ‘Heroes in Distress’ and will be presented in a mix of media, with several [...]
I was asked by high-street trainer store Schuh to take part in their latest campaign for their Autumn/Winter collection for this year. The campaign is entitled ‘Love What You Do’ and showcases talent in various forms, dancers, musicians, artists and even an escapologist! “Love What You Do” AW12 Video We had an hour to work [...]
PechaKucha x Dirt Cheap Magazine [Pe-cha-Ka-cha] x [Durr-t Chee-p] PechaKucha Night returns to Huddersfield for an evening of thinking and drinking – with a twist… In this special edition, Dirt Cheap Magazine takeover Pecha Kucha Huddersfield to curate and present an eclectic night of presentations and live music from passionate local artists. A celebration of the hidden [...]
My artwork features as the backdrop for this great video from Acoustic Revolutionaries, a really great night at The Media Centre which showcases the talents of young musicians. More info below… Sabira Jade Stefan Melbourne Featuring…. JP Cooper Sabira Jade Stefan Melbourne Listen and download previous performances at www.acousticrevolutionaries.bandcamp.com Brought to you by Under Wraps [...]
The adventures of Salty – Issue 2 For the old man in all of us…
The adventures of Salty – Issue 1 For the old man in all of us…
Here is a little teaser of the artwork I have done for PechaKucha x Dirt Cheap Magazine, an event on 23rd February at The Media Centre, Huddersfield. We are curating the night which will have over ten speakers giving rapid presentations on a multitude of subjects from the silly to the serious. The format is [...]
The brilliant team over at Sizzle Creative hired me to decorate their newly refurbished offices ‘Sizzle Towers’ with some eye-catching and tongue in cheek murals. My pieces are based on the phrase ‘Sell the Sizzle, Not the Sausage’ which is their brands work ethic. After initial meetings we decided on some phrases and imagery which [...]
Happy New Year to all the followers of my work! I hope 2012 is a successful year for all. Much love!
More of my most recent sketchbook drawings. Hope everyone had a great Christmas, I got some ace lino tools from my brother so stay tuned for some new print work coming in the near future.
I’ve been pretty busy with some major (and exciting!) projects, which I will post pics of soon as I can. In the mean time, here are some doodles from last night. Probably heavily influenced by watching ‘American: The Bill Hicks Story’ at the time. Enjoy! (…or whatever!)
Here is a miniature lino cut I did this morning for Christmas cards for friends and family. It shows Xmas at our family house. Have a merry xmas everybody!
I have entered one of my sketches for the Not Guilty Magazine TShirt Competition. To win I need to get the most likes and comments on my design. LIKE this picture HERE. I will be eternally grateful!
Some recent drawings straight from the sketchbook, or they would be if I used a sketchbook… Covering all the current hot topics; from demonstrations, police brutality, to my hatred of Jamie Oliver.
Four posters I did today for the Little Buddha Bar, Huddersfield. The posters are based on my visual ‘language’ and were done very quickly without any planning. They will be up in the bar soon and will be available for purchase at the very reasonable price of £40 each.
Yesterday I was asked to carve some pumpkins for the wonderful Teacup & Drink Tea Eat Cake teashops, in Manchester. They were sold with the profits going to Francis House Children’s cancer charity. There are also a couple of photos of some happy customers who took their pumpkin out on the town! Thanks so much [...]
Whilst in London I was asked to help paint a banner for the immensely popular Rizzle Kicks album tour, which commences this week, I think. This is what we did. Great work from the other guys! Hope Rizzle Kicks like it.
I was invited by design/craft crew Stööki to create some live artwork at the Redbull Headquarters in London, for their event ‘Stööki curates’. The event featured quick-fire workshops focussed on music, art, fashion (From the Y’Oh crew!) and jewellery with collaboration definitely being the aim; the whole group worked on mini projects together. For our [...]
Second half of my current exhibition ‘MADLADS’ at The Media Centre. These posters are ink on newsprint and were created in quick succession, see the exhibition blurb panel for more info. ‘Hao’ – SOLD £50 each, Signed. Edition of 1.
I recently completed a short contract working for The Media Centre in Huddersfield. As part of my role there I produced a series of 4 mixed media collages, I also curated a small show of work from their archives. Here you can see some photos of the pieces, with vinyl ‘rough notes’ applied to the [...]
Location: The Media Centre, Huddersfield. Medium: Stencil & Spraypaint. Date: 2011 Info: Some photos of my pieces for the MADLADS show at the media centre. Thanks to Richard Mullany for the great photos. *Joan Holloway – SOLD These pieces are for sale £120 each, each is an edition of 1 signed. Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org [...]
Location: The Media Centre, Huddersfield. Medium: Marker & Paper, Stencil & Spraypaint. Date: 2011 – 2012 Info: Some photos from the opening night for the exhibition ‘MADLADS’ (myself and Peter O’Toole) at The Media Centre, Huddersfield. Full set here.
Timelapse of mural. Location: BRIGHT Tradeshow, Frankfurt, Germany. Medium: Spraypaint. Date: 2010 Info: After my ‘It’s Grim Up North’ show, I was lucky enough to be featured in Streetwear Today Magazine, from this I was invited by Streetwear Today to help create a mural for their room at the BRIGHT tradeshow, an international show of [...]
Medium: Markers. Date: 2010 – 2011 Info: Various pieces of body art from my events or my work with Afterparty & Afterparty Warehouse Experience.