LONDON.- The Saatchi Gallery
opened 3018 in the Prints & Originals Gallery.
3018 is an exhibition that presents 30 new works of art by 30 emerging artists. All the works are prints measuring 55 x 75cm and each print is priced at only £125 to maximise the opportunity for people to buy exciting new contemporary art.
Each artist has collaborated with the Jealous Print Studio, London to produce a limited edition of 36 signed and numbered prints. The 30 artists were selected as part of the Jealous Needs You programme which openly invited submissions from artists in the UK and abroad.
The works cover a variety of styles and subjects. From surreal collages to calm abstraction and from emotive expressionism to cool detachment, the prints represent a snapshot of art being produced in London and beyond.
Artists included in the exhibition:
Magda Archer trained at Ravensbourne College of Art, Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has collaborated on many projects as an illustrator and writer. In 2011 the artist had her first solo show, 'Crazy Mad' at the Cornerhouse, Manchester.
Katharina Arndt lives and works as artist in Berlin. She studied Fine Art at HBK Braunschweig. The artist has exhibited in England, Germany, and Denmark.
Adi Ayali is an illustrator and graphic designer, also known as just AYALI. Born in Tel Aviv, he studied in the department of visual communication at the H.I.T (Holon Institute of Technology).
Mike Ballard studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College in London. His paintings and sculptures aim to bring to our attention to the fundamental experience of the everyday urban environment.
Adam Booker is a graphic artist, designer and art director based in London. He has worked with a variety of clients and companies ranging from independent design houses to global advertising agencies.
Crok is a born and raised Londoner whose name came about from wearing a famous French clothing brand during the 80's. The artist has been writing graffiti since the mid 1980s.
Valero Doval is a collage artist who graduated in Fine Arts from The Polytechnic University of Valencia and the University of Barcelona. The artist currently lives and works in London.
Dscreet is an urban artist. He is best known for his iconic owl characters which feature on the walls and shutters of London and beyond.
Olly Fathers graduated from Wimbledon College of Art in 2010. The artist has exhibited in London, Europe and the USA. The artist lives and works in London.
Oscar Francis is a London-based design studio established in 2013 by Sarah Evans. Sarah is an architect turned artist who is known for creating architecturally inspired prints and textiles.
Based in London, Ross Holden graduated with BA in Illustration and MA in Fine Art. The artist was recently commissioned to produce work for Transport for London. Holdens TFL campaign is one of the few times an artist has been granted permission to alter the iconic London Underground logo.
James Joyce is a London based artist and graphic designer who has shown his work internationally. Notably, his work featured in Banksys Dismaland theme park in 2015. His work pokes fun at cultural behemoths, such as the classic yellow smiley face or Facebook.
Heath Kane was born in Australia and is currently based in England. His attention has been focused on art, drawing inspiration from his background in commercial and urban art. The artist has exhibited in London, the USA and in Canada.
Anya Kashina was born in 1993 in Yaroslavl, Russia. She lives and works in London. She studied Fine Art at the University of Leeds and has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions in London and Leeds.
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.
MC Llamas is a French artist based in London. The artist typically creates small scale fictional portraits using a combination of marker pen, chalk and charcoal on gridded paper. The subjects are remembered art world people that Llamas knows or has met during her going outs in London.
Nikolas Lourdis is an engineer and cloud enthusiast. He often uses his profession to take beautiful, breath-taking images of the sky from above the clouds.
Oliver MacDonald was born in 1974 in Halesworth, England. Oliver is a Goldsmiths and Royal College of Art Graduate. His approach is defined through materials, often children's toys, games and accoutrements re-contextualised to comment on an adult world. He lives and works in south London.
Russell Marshall is an award-winning newspaper designer and journalist living and working in London. His work reflects 25 years in the tabloid industry. Adam Koukoudakis is a painter, illustrator and collagist who studied Fine Art at Chelsea and in Berlin at the Institutes of Art.
Maya Mladenovic is a London based surreal collage artist. She creates her works by hand using vintage imagery. With a vintage nostalgia, her works explore the social and political issues we face in contemporary society.
William Moulding Born in London in 1981, Willy has made Aberdeen his home for the last 30 years. He started his career as a Visual Arts Practitioner and for the last 7 years he has been working offshore as a Hydrographic Surveyor on various survey and construction vessels in the North Sea and around the world.
Benjamin Murphy was graduated in Fine Art at The University of Salford. He is a visual artist who creates artworks using the esoteric medium of electrical tape. Whilst 90% of what Ben does is in the studio, he sometimes likes to venture outside and create artworks that scale buildings.
Pref started his career nearly 20 years ago as a graffiti artist before studying graphic design at art college and going on to work as an Art Director at his own Design company in east London. Today his artwork is a heavy mix of his graffiti and graphic design, striving to create a solution to the layered pieces he paints on walls.
James Reka is a young contemporary Australian artist based in Berlin. His character work strives to represent the beginnings of a new style of street art: clean, unique and not necessarily on the street.
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, Anita has represented Englands South-East region for Lloyds TSB Art of Nurture competition and was a finalist in the Salon Art Price.
Sickboy is an artist who has emerged from Bristols infamous graffiti scene. He is one of the first UK artists to use a logo in place of a tag, and his red and yellow street logo known as The Temple and his Save the Youth slogan can be seen on walls and wheelie bins worldwide.
Sophie Smallhorn studied Furniture and Ceramics at the University of Brighton. Sophie's work explores the relationships between colour, volume and proportion across prints, sculpture and installations. Exhibited and published internationally, her work has also featured in several Royal Academy Summer Shows.
Christopher Stead is originally from Halifax but lives and works in London. In 2016 he graduated in Fine Art at the City and Guilds of London Art School, London. As a graffiti artist, he painted on rail systems around Europe for 20 years.
Lee Wagstaff is a British visual artist, born in 1969. There have been many articles about him, including 'British artist to crush dead father's skull for new work exploring 'weird' relationship' written by Lizzie Dearden for The Independent in 2014.
David Wightman was born in Stockport, Greater Manchester in 1980. He gained an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art, London, and while still at the Royal College, he won Young Artist of the Year at the Hunting Art Prizes.