Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is a visual artist and author working in illustration, painting, collage, and sculpture

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Jeffers' work evokes his hometown’s humour, where nothing is sacred and everything can be laughed at. He works in various mediums, ranging from painting to typography to collage…   

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Oliver Jeffers' Website

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The Top 7 Art Exhibitions to see in May

Art critic Tabish Khan brings you 'The Top Art Exhibitions to see in London' with one cheeky addition from outside London. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it's for you. All end soon, so hurry if you want to catch them.
Tabish Khan, Fad Magazine, May 6 2019

Oliver Jeffers exhibition distills a world in flux

Most widely known for his children's books, Jeffers returns with a new exhibition that holds a magnifying glass over the chaos of the world we live in.
Megan Williams, Creative Review, Apr 26 2019

Apple Stores will celebrate Earth Day by using creativity to imagine a better world

Apple has teamed up with artist and storyteller Oliver Jeffers to share an educational activity built around Apple's Everyone Can Create curriculum for teachers. The sessions will encourage students to photograph the world around them and use iPad drawing apps to sketch the world the way they want to see it on top of their image.
Michael Steeber, 9 to 5 Mac, Apr 18 2019

Oliver Jeffers' Observations on Modern Life

Best known to most for his kiddie-friendly illustration work, a new London exhibition celebrates Oliver Jeffers' sculptural and collage work created over the past 10 years.
Emily Gosling, Creative Boom, Apr 15 2019

Oliver Jeffers returns to the capital

The artist and author Oliver Jeffers is back in the capital, with his third solo exhibition. Observations on Modern Life is the first to showcase the collage work of the Northern Irish artist, with more than 50 pieces created over the last decade which capture his style of adding humour to futile situations.
Luke Blackall, London Live, Apr 10 2019

The Guide

Award-winning artist, illustrator and author Oliver Jeffers' largest UK solo exhibition, Observations on Modern Life is currently on show at Mayfair's Lazinc Gallery.
Jenny Rowe, Country & Town House, Apr 9 2019

Oliver Jeffers breaks down borders, butch Irish men and Brexit

The Northern Irish artist, illustrator and writer Oliver Jeffers is a little bit of a polymath with a wry, endearing take on modern life.
Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, Apr 8 2019

April in London 2019

Irish artist Oliver Jeffers is best known for his beautiful picture books - he won a BAFTA for the animated short film of Lost and Found - but he's also a fine artist with a painting in the National Portrait Gallery.
Victoria Forde, LondonTown, Apr 8 2019

Ch.4, Is art always political

Sir David Attenborough’s new Netflix Original series ‘Our Planet’ is both a visual masterpiece and an urgent call to action. We meet its producers, Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey. Plus: artist Oliver Jeffers on how politics informs creativity, and a review of the weekend newspapers.
Georgina Godwin, Monocle24, Sunday Brunch, Apr 7 2019

Oliver Jeffers Observations on Modern Life

Lazinc is delighted to present its third solo show with award winning artist, illustrator and author, Oliver Jeffers. Observations on...
5 April - 1 June 2019

Free Seed

On this week's show, our guests were artist Oliver Jeffers, and Photographer Haris Nukem.
Soho Radio, Apr 4 2019

Oliver Jeffers: Observations on Modern Life

Lazinc is presenting its third solo exhibition with award-winning artist, illustrator, and author, Oliver Jeffers.
Mark Westall, FAD Magazine, Apr 4 2019

Oliver Jeffers: ‘Patriotism is suspect, but I can get behind cultures’

Unsurprisingly perhaps, the concept of borders is something of an obsession for Northern Irish artist Oliver Jeffers who now lives in Brooklyn.
Steven MacKenzie, Big Issue , Apr 1 2019

Oliver Jeffers: Observations on Modern Life

We had a chat with Oliver Jeffers, the award winning artist, illustrator and author in his studio in Brooklyn, ahead of his upcoming exhibition at Lazinc Gallery in London, ‘Observations on Modern Life’.
Lara Morrell, My Art Guide, Mar 29 2019

Oliver Jeffers: Observations on Modern Life

An exhibition of sculptural and collage work by the artist, illustrator and author Oliver Jeffers.
Sarah Snaith, Eye Magazine (Online), Mar 26 2019

20 questions with... Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is an Irish artist, designer, illustrator and writer. Jeffers is most well-known for his picture books, especially Here We Are, his most recent publication.
Poppy Malby, GQ, Mar 3 2019

The Moon, the Earth and Us at The High Line

Check out Oliver Jeffers' recent project on The High Line
High Line, Jan 9 2019

Veja x Oliver Jeffers Sneakers

Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers, Sep 7 2018

Oliver Jeffers in conversation with Lazarides

Lazarides Gallery will host a Q&A with artist Oliver Jeffers at the Mondrian Hotel (20 Upper Ground London SE1 9PD)...
September 28 2016

Steve Lazarides talks to Susie Mesure of The Independent

I've always called myself the accidental art dealer because this isn't really what I ever planned on doing. But I had a driving ambition to show people that you can do things differently.
Susie Mesure, Independent, Mar 11 2016

Group show Still Here, A Decade Of Lazarides

In February 2016, Lazarides will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a group exhibition from the gallery's most celebrated and pioneering...
12 February - 24 March 2016

Oliver Jeffers on ebooks, picture books, and scientific creativity in his new fine-art exhibition

If you're not yet a fan of the spellbinding genius of Oliver Jeffers, you know a five-year-old who is.
Independent, Dec 12 2015

Oliver Jeffers Measuring Land and Sea

Measuring Land and Sea continues Oliver Jeffers' investigation into the philosophical impasse at which art and science often find themselves:...
20 November - 23 December 2015

Collaborations with U2

Oliver Jeffers, Collaborations with U2, Nov 29 2013

Oliver Jeffers Nothing To See Here

Lazarides Rathbone welcomes Brooklyn based artist Oliver Jeffers for his first London exhibition, Nothing To See Here. This September Jeffers...
13 September - 3 October 2013
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