The current show at Kemistry Gallery showcases the work of illustrator Stefan Glerum (1983) who lives and works in Amsterdam. Stefan uses strong lines within his drawings which are like a melting pot of illustration heritage. His work brings familiarity subconsciously is inspired by early 20th Century movements such as Art Deco, Bauhaus, Italian Futurism and Russian Constructivism, which he combines with popular themes, executed in a style reminiscent of the clear line with his own comic twist. It is well worth visiting while its on display. The show starts on 17th July and will run until 16th August.
Stefan spent four years in Breda studying illustration at the Academy St. Joost. He also worked as an assistant to one of the country’s most celebrated comic artists, Joost Swarte.
Stefan Glerum has also created a series of t-shirt print designs for the Obey Artist series creating three different situations throughout history and looking forward into the future where persons are struggling with either having to obey or being obeyed.