Information sur artiste:
John Ives is a Brighton based artist.
As well as exhibiting his work in Brighton he has had shows in London and Vancouver.His work ranges from surreal street and ocean scapes to expressive scenes of humanity and nature. Reinterpreting current and timeless issues through dreams, memories and the endless possibilities of the imagination.
He has exhibited in various group and solo shows. Some of which are below:
In 2004 John exhibited at the POP! Exhibition in Brighton alongside artists such as Banksy and Jamie Hewlett.
In 2005 he turned his hallway into a gallery on 4th avenue Vancouver, Canada called Hallway 2052 with the help of other artists and was there for a year.
In 2006 whilst exhibiting at The painting pottery cafe, Brighton John painted a 20ft/10ft mural of Humpback whales on the outside wall in the busy Brighton lanes which received a lot of interest.
2009-2010 John was a resident artist at gallery in Brighton where he painted in an open studio and exhibited his work.
John's most recent solo show was in August 2010 in Guildford, Surrey. Over the 2 week show John painted in the gallery and auctioned the piece online for The Whale and dolphin conservation society and Sea Shepherd.