Working from his studio in South East London, Jonathan Lawes uses paper stencils to create multilayered unique screen prints.
Jonathan creates prints with a distinctly graphic edge, reflecting his love of geometry, shape, and
pattern. Working in a loose, organic way, abstract compositions are formed and ultimately develop
as his printing process evolves. He has a keen eye for colour and layering techniques, masking some
areas off while revealing flashes of intense colour in others.
His compositions evolve as he is printing; he often returns to a work to add another layer or colour until he feels the composition is complete. In doing so, whilst the construction is a celebration of geometry and pattern, his work conveys a hand finished and organic feel.
Jonathan Lawes is also exhibiting Downtown 02 and Downtown 01.
BA Hons Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design, Leeds Arts University.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: Colour Uncovered, The New Gallery, Little Rock, USA, 2020. Selected Layers, Whitegrid Gallery, Berlin, Germany 2019. One-Off, Whitgrid Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2017. Skin Deep, Haru Art, London.
Recent Group Exhibitions: Construct, Well Hung - London, 2020.