Jake Simon, the artist behind the GALI collection

Jake Simon, the artist behind the GALI collection

Posted by Tommy Laurens on

Jake Simon is a proud Worimi - Biripi artist who has lived and worked on Gadigal Country (Sydney) for almost 8 years. Since ditching his corporate job to focus full-time on his art, there’s been no looking back for our M8 of May. He has worked with clients like DHL Global, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and now of course his work on the TEAMM8 x GALI collaboration.


His art is a modern translation on a traditional artform that transforms cultural storytelling into a contemporary conceptual message.  “I process my creative talent tapping into my own cultural journeys and childhood memories of family, stories and country.  Bringing colour and queerness into a stark world”.


Jake’s medium is digital art which lends itself perfectly to the works he has created for the brands and labels he has worked with. But this young man is beyond labels, and his work can be summed up immaculately in his own words, “It's queer, it's Indigenous, it's art”. Come through Jake!

 

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