Jealous Gallery and Print Studio celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018, and to mark this momentous occasion, we have selected 30 of the best and most exciting submissions by artists from various specialisms and stages of their careers to make up the Jealous Needs You 2018 Portfolio.
Now into its sixth year, the Jealous Needs You portfolio begins with a free open submission process, encouraging submissions from international artists from all styles and mediums. The final selection is chosen by the Jealous team, as well as Paul Foster from Saatchi Gallery. The portfolio continues to provide a platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their works to a new audience, with exhibitions being held at both Jealous Galleries before being exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea.
This year’s submissions were of a very high standard, with the lucky 30 winner’s images being translated into 3-5 Colour Screenprints in Jealous Print Studio. Each selected work will made into an edition of 36 and will be priced £125, keeping a uniform affordability and giving collectors a rare chance to purchase up-and-coming and established artists works at an accessible price.
Jealous are thrilled to announce the artists in this years Jealous Needs You portfolio; Adam Brooker, Adi Ayali, Anita Rozentale, Christopher Stead, Corin Kennington, David Wightman, Dscreet, Heath Kane, James Joyce, Crok, Katharina Arndt, Lee Wagstaff, Maya Mladenovic, MC Llamas, Mike Ballard, Oliver Macdonald, Olly Fathers, Oscar Francis, Pref ID, Reka, Ross Holden, Sickboy, Sophie Smallhorn, Valero Doval, Willy Moulding, Magda Archer, Anya Kashina, Benjamin Murphy, Nikolas Lourdis, Russell Marshall and Adam Koukoudakis.
Adam Brooker is a designer and art director based in London. Since graduating from University in 1998, he has worked on various diverse projects, ranging from independent design houses to global advertising agencies.
Adi Ayali is an Israeli graphic designer and illustrator who lives in-between Tel Aviv and New York City. She studied in the Department of Visual Communication at the Holon Institute of Technology.
Anita Rozentale was born in Latvia and has been living and working in the UK since 2009. Graduating from Southampton Solent University Fine Art Department in 2012, Anita has represented England’s South-East region for Lloyds TSB Art of Nurture competition and was a finalist in the Salon Art Price.
Christopher Stead lives and works in London, although originally hails from Halifax. He previously lived as a graffiti artist, painting on rail systems around Europe for 20 years. In 2016 he graduated with a First Class BA Hons in Fine Art at the City and Guilds of London Art School, London, where he received the Painter - Stainers Scholarship Prize and Brian Till Art History Thesis Award.
Corin Kennington is an artist and designer based in London, who specialises in hand painted letterforms and large scale murals and installations. Previous clients include Ace Hotel, Camden Town Brewery and ZSL London Zoo.
David Wightman was born in Stockport, Greater Manchester and gained an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art, London in 2003. Whilst at the RCA he won ‘Young Artist of the Year’ at the Hunting Art Prizes and has since gone on to have solo exhibitions across the UK.
Dscreet is an urban artist, best known for his iconic owl characters which feature repeatedly across his canvas of choice; the walls and shutters of London and beyond.
Heath Kane was born in Australia, but quickly took flight to explore the world in his early 20’s. His attention has been refocused on art, drawing inspiration from his background in commercial art and the origins of urban art, a fine blend of design and art.
James Joyce is a London based artist and graphic designer who has shown his work internationally, including Banksy’s Dismaland in 2015. His work pokes fun at cultural behemoths, such as the classic yellow smiley face or Facebook.
Crok is a born and raised Londoner whose name came about from wearing the French clothing brand during the 80's. From the mid-eighties he began writing graffiti, changing his life completely. Taking risks writing graffiti never gets tiring, some you win, some you lose, but the spirit & passion never goes away.
Katharina Arndt is a German contemporary artist who lives and works in Berlin. She studied Fine Arts at HBK Braunschweig and completed her Masters in 2006 at John Armleder. She has had solo exhibitions widely across Germany and Denmark.
Lee Wagstaff is an English artist, living and working in Berlin. He studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, the Royal College of Art in London and Kyoto City University of Arts in Japan. His work has been exhibited worldwide and held in collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum and David Bowie Collection.
Reka is a young contemporary Australian artist based in Berlin, Germany. His style has become known for its fusion of high and low art, revealing influences from pop culture, cartoons and illustration.
Maya Mladenovic is a London based surreal collage artist, creating her works by hand using vintage imagery. With a vintage nostalgia, her works explore the surreal as well as the environmental, social and political issues we face in contemporary society.
MC Llamas was born and raised in Paris, moving to London to broaden her horizon and understanding the arts. In creating her body of work, MC aims to mirror societal issues involved in contemporary news and events. She has curated and exhibited her own work across London.
Mike Ballard lives and works in London. He has exhibited internationally in both solo and group shows, and most recently his work was featured in the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy. His paintings and sculptural works are focused on everyday signage, a fundamental experience of an urban environment.
Oliver Macdonald is an Illustrator hailing from Manchester. He is currently studying a post-grad at the Royal Drawing School and previously studied Illustration & Animation at Kingston School of Art. He prefers to use pencil and paper to keep it raw and direct.
Olly Fathers studied a BA Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art. A previous Jealous Needs You artist, Fathers’ work investigates the ways in which man made structures contribute to the way we perceive, judge and negotiate our positions in space.
Oscar Francis is a London-based design studio established in 2013 by Sarah Evans. Sarah is an architect turned artists who is known for creating architecturally inspired prints and textiles. The work celebrates modernist architecture through use of bold graphic prints and patterns.
Pref began his career nearly 20 years ago as a graffiti artist before studying graphic design at art college. Growing up in London he immersed himself in the urban landscape, exploring the train and subway networks, abandoned building and major art galleries.
Ross Holden is based in London and graduated with BA in Illustration and MA in Fine Art. Holden recently joined the prestigious ranks of artists including Man Ray, David Hockney and Paul Nash in receiving the commission from Transport for London to create their promotional campaigns.
Sickboy emerged from Bristol’s infamous graffiti scene and his work has cemented his place in the upper echelons of the British street art movement. His instantly recognisable works have been featured in many books and documentaries, including Banksy’s Exit Through The Giftshop.
Sophie Smallhorn began her kaleidoscopic odyssey at the University of Brighton, where she studied Furniture and Ceramics. She has exhibited and published internationally, with her work has also featured in several Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions and a large-scale installation for the Olympic Stadium for the London Olympics, 2012.
Valero Doval is a collage artist who graduated in Fine Arts from The Polytechnic University of Valencia, finishing his studies at The University of Barcelona. His work mixes illustration and collage, combining vintage imagery with delicate handwork to produce a rich narrative.
William Moulding works reactively, from initial triggers. Embracing technology, balancing the spontaneous with order and exploiting process. The work is a celebration of colour, form, drawing and mark-making.
Magda Archer is a Jealous favourite who has created numerous playful and eye-catching prints in Jealous Studios. Archer trained at Ravensbourne College of Art, Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art before embarking on a series of group and solo exhibitions internationally.
Anya Kashina is a Russian artist, who studied her BA Fine Art degree at the University of Leeds. She has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions in London and Leeds and has work in private collection in the UK, US and Russia.
Benjamin Murphy a visual artist who creates artworks using the esoteric medium of electrical tape. Benjamin has a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design and a Masters Degree in Fine Art, both from The University Of Salford.
Nikolas Lourdis is a RF Engineer and cloud enthusiast. He uses his profession to take beautiful, breathtaking images of the sky from above the clouds.
Russell Marshall is an award winning newspaper designer and journalist living and working in London. His work reflects 25 years in the tabloid industry and his use of iconic images in bold CMYK colours leap off the page.
Adam Koukoudakis is a father, painter, illustrator and collagist who studied Fine Art at Chelsea and Berlin Institutes of Art before graduating with BA (Hons) Fine Art from Central Saint Martins in 2006.