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The newly decorated interior of Virgin Atlantic's Newark Clubhouse is inspired by Modernist aesthetic and features artworks by six emerging jotta artists. The selected permanent artworks exhibited explore a variety of methods and processes within the medium of painting, drawing and illustration.
Kate Diago’s practice explores both painterly and illustrative techniques whilst drawing influence and inspiration from rural landscapes. The artists lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Kate Hazell is a Illustrator who lives and works in London. Her illustrative style marries hand drawn narrative driven observations with screen and digital print techquines. Hazell’s practice identifies and reconsiders how we perceive the world around us. Her work has been featured in publications across the world and she has worked with some of the UK leading brands.
Jonny Moss’s large-scale paintings question authorship and shifting concepts within our over-saturated society through appropriating and corrupting found imagery. Moss creates vivid and energetic paintings that leave visitors immersed within a cacophony of visual noise. Kabukimonpo, 2009 is a powerful reflection of the artists’ multi-layered approach; oil paint is applied onto canvas in various stages, to create complex and compelling metaphors for our everyday surroundings.
Millie Marotta lives in a seaside town in the corner of west Wales, where she works as a freelance illustrator. Marotta explores a variety of methods in her work from hand drawn illustration to screen prints, paper cuts and digitally manipulated imagery. Her rural Welsh surroundings inspire much of her practice. Marotta’s practice has most recently been published in Huck magazine and a number of Howie's catalogues.
Galia Rybitskaya is a graphic artist currently living and working in London. A recent graduate from the renowned London Arts College, Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, Rybitskaya utilizes various conceptual and process lead themes in her multi-disciplinary practice. Her works have been exhibited widely in Europe and she has also worked on a variety of projects with clients in Russia and China.
Currently studying MA Painting at the Royal College of Art, London, Gavin Toye’s practice reconsiders Art historic inquiry and mythology, whilst constantly reconfiguring and acknowledging the medium of painting and the process employed by the artist. The showcased series, The Insignia of Raknorak explores the artist’s gesture as he experiments with the given surface and reveals the unconscious elements the medium of paint.