ILLUSTRATOR OF THE MONTH / MARCH 2012: JENNI ROPE
Jenni Rope is an artist based in Helsinki, Finland and the founder of publishing house Napa Books and chairs the board of the Napa Gallery. She has held solo exhibitions in Helsinki, Tokyo, Berlin and Chicago, and her works have been part of various group shows including galleries in Copenhagen, Los Angeles and New York.
Jenni works on many different mediums including drawing, painting, book art, animation and print design. She explores the physical feel of the various materials used. Her works are adventures into the grey area between figurative and abstract.
You can read Jenni’s interview here.
JENNI’S SIX FAVOURITES:
Art equipment: Scissors and brushes
Drawing subject: Trees, stones and mountains
Music: Ariel Pink
Holiday Destination: San Francisco
Gallery/Museum: Galleri Magnus Carlsson (Stockholm)
Website/Blog: All my tumblr friends (magdahelsinki.tumblr.com)