Joshua Pell

Illustrator Leeds

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Joshua Pell is an illustrator based in Leeds.
Through constant practice in location and life drawing he has developed a solid figurative technique that's grounded in reality- whilst maintaining a touch of the absurd.
His work often finds a strong connection with history, music and anthropology to create imagery which questions culture today.
His work is energetic, bold and with a particular interest in concurrent imagery he has an affinity with poster and album-cover design.

Awards

2017

Design a Book Jacket Competition, Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival [link]

Exhibitions

2018

Group, Be There… Be Square, Hyde Park Book Club - Leeds, GB

2018

Group, Through the Eyes of Yorkshire, The Bank - Armley (Set of four relief prints.)

2017

Group, The Morning After the Year Before, Studio 24 - Leeds, GB

2017

Group, The Break Free Project Charity Event, The Hospital Club - London, UK (Can be found at: https://www.breakfreeproject.co.uk/)

2017

Group, The Bee’s Knees: Cambridge School of Art Degree Show 2017, Ruskin Gallery - Cambridgeshire, GB

2016

Group, A Happy Medium, Bambridge Road - Leeds, GB

2015

Group, Coming Home: Ronald Searle and Cambridge School of Art, Ruskin Gallery - Cambridgeshire, GB (Observational drawings from Seville were exhibited alongside Ronald Searle collection.)

Clients

Cambridge Edition Stratford Literary Festival Hull Box Office / Fisheye BBC Radio 1's Academy Middle Child Hull Tomorrow's People London The Hubbards The Laura Dilnot Quartet