In his boldly coloured paintings, Jonjo Elliott combines a graphic style with abstract elements, references from art history and memories from his life to create works which feature interiors, portraits, landscapes and still lifes. Plants play a large role in each image offering glimpses of life and growth in a richly coloured but completely imagined world.
Born in Leicester, Elliott started sketching at a very early age, losing himself in the process of depicting his surroundings. He received a First class BA in fine art from De Montfort University before setting up his own studio near his home where he works from today.
Elliott’s exhibition history includes solo exhibitions in LA and group shows in London, Florida, NYC, Palm Springs and Leicester. His work sits in collections in Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
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2021 'Good vibes only', Artplex Gallery, Los Angeles
2020 'Stay Connected, Online Exhibition, Harkin Gallery, UK
2020 Spec2, LCB Gallery, UK
2020 Several Artworks featured in Christian Slater Netflix series 'Dirty John'.
2019 'Glass Half Full' Solo show, Artplex Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2019 'Affordable Art Fair, New York.
2019 'Affordable Art Fair, London
2019 'Voltage', Artspace Warehouse, Los Angeles, USA.
2019 ART PALM SPRINGS, Los Angeles, USA
2019 'Bikes in the Office', Artplex Gallery, Los Angeles, USA.
2018 'Space Inside', Solo show, LCB Depot, UK
2018 'Affordable Art Fair', London, UK
2018 'Love Art', Curve Theatre, UK
2018 'Roys People Art Fair' London, UK
2018 'Love Art' New Walk Museum, UK
2017 'Daily Grind' Solo Show Lcb depot, UK
2017 'Permanent Fixture' Gujiko Gallery, UK
2017 'Staircase' De Montfort University, UK
2017 'Underdog Exhibition' Underdog Gallery, London, UK
2017 'Art and Algorithms' Titusville, Florida, USA
2016 'A Space Shared Alone'Art Factory, UK
2016 'Love Art 2016', 02 Arena, UK
2016 'Nature of Change', Attenborough Arts Gallery, UK
2016 'Open 27', New Walk Museum Gallery, UK
2016 'Kink', Curve Theatre, UK
2016 'EnvironMENTAL', Art Factory, UK
2015 'Art and Algorithms', Titusville, Florida, USA
2015 Artist in Residence, QOB Gallery, UK
2015 'Inside Out', LCB Gallery, UK
2015 'Open26', New Walk Museum, UK