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John Jones work with House of Illustration

John Jones work with House of Illustration

Rachel Lillie: Odyssey

House of Illustration’s first Illustrator-in-Residence Rachel Lillie is set to exhibit a culmination of drawings from her 6 months residency from 4th November which explore the ideas of journeys, both literal of the House of Illustrations move into their new Kings Cross premises and metaphorical. As part of her residency we were thrilled to have Rachel visit the John Jones Arts Building to document the framing processes in our workshops. More information about her residency is available on her latest blog.

Read more about the bespoke frames we produced for House of Illustration via our case studies

House of Illustration’s programme of Autumn exhibitions returns with another instalment set to rival the success of their inaugural exhibition, Inside Stories, by esteemed illustrator Quentin Blake. John Jones is pleased to have worked closely with House of Illustration to present over 80 works for Inside Stories, and to provide museum standard art services for their forthcoming shows:

Paula Rego/Honoré Daumier: Scandal, Gossip and Other Stories

House of Illustrations upcoming Paula Rego/ Honoré Daumier exhibition, Scandal, Gossip and Other Stories, is set to open on 14th November and run until 22nd March. Although more than a century separates the two artists their illustrations share a range of common concerns and approaches which this exhibition will explore by placing the works in direct conversation. The John Jones team of experts were delighted to mount and present a selection of lithographs and etchings for this exhibition. Paula Rego is also a longstanding client of John Jones. Our artist surfaces team have developed a range of paper panels suitable for her artistic approach, a selection of which will be on display for this exhibition.

Paddington: Illustrated and Animated

To celebrate the launch of the first Paddington movie on 28th November House of illustration are also showcasing, Paddington: Illustrated and Animated, until 4th January 2015. 50 years of Michael Bond’s Paddington bears as illustrated by the likes of R W Alley and David McKee, Fred Banbery and Peggy Fortnum and animated by Ivor Wood are on display for Paddington bear fans both old and new. John Jones was pleased to have worked with House of Illustration to present works of such an iconic character.