About

About me...

After studying graphic design at art college and university I took design commissions to fund the financial black hole that is playing the drums in a band. Then, kind of out of the blue in 2004 I was given the opportunity to visit Paraguay.

 

 

I came to brighten up a children's home with some funky murals...just for two months. Little did I know that Paraguay has a magnetic charm and I'd still be here 13 years and 700 murals later.

 

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With my canvases, unlike many artists who look for new ways to add texture, I look for new ways to remove it. I want the cleanest lines and the minimal brush mark possible (I put this obsession down to years of creating murals and vector illustrations).

 

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I've always loved pop art, particularly the comic book style of Roy Lichtenstein with its striking colors, fun, accessible, familiar imagery and - more importantly to me, with so much dark art out there - it's ability to bring warmth, life and a sense of fun to any space. It's these attributes I try to bring to all my pieces.

 

 

Jamie Lee Art at work
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Jamie Lee Pop artist

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