The Aviator

The Aviator, mixed media on canvas by Julian Quaye

Introduction

Julian Quaye's paintings illustrate his love of ironic juxtaposition with a touch of steam punk sensibility and a huge dose of kitsch.



His Work

He is currently working on brief character biographies which will bind them into a larger narrative. 
He describes himself as the bastard great great grandson of Beatrix Potter.  

The Aviator

 A typical example of his work is 'The Aviator': a penguin in early period pilot's uniform at the North Pole. Or to put it another way, a bird that can't fly dressed in flying kit and standing at the wrong end of the world.

To note

Within three months of exhibiting for the first time he was picked up to be included in a contemporary urban auction alongside Damian Hirst and Banksy by Dreweatts in summer 2012.

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Julian Quaye

New brow artist of anthropomorphic characters with Victorian and Edwardian theme.

<p>Some of the weekends work. <br/>
Right, I’m off for a walk in the rain because I’ve missed the sun…<br/>
Emulsion on wood slated wall, aged and distressed. A bit like me. <br/>
#signwriter #signwriting #murals #mural #bristol247 #bristolart #bristolartists #pampambristol #bristolnightlife</p>

Some of the weekends work.
Right, I’m off for a walk in the rain because I’ve missed the sun…
Emulsion on wood slated wall, aged and distressed. A bit like me.
#signwriter #signwriting #murals #mural #bristol247 #bristolart #bristolartists #pampambristol #bristolnightlife

Posted 76 weeks ago
<p>Liking this guerrilla ad campaign for the new monkey business flicker feature.<br/>
#warfortheplanetoftheapes #monkeybusiness <br/>
#anthropomorphic #anthropomorphicart</p>

Liking this guerrilla ad campaign for the new monkey business flicker feature.
#warfortheplanetoftheapes #monkeybusiness
#anthropomorphic #anthropomorphicart

Posted 76 weeks ago
<p>It’s all about to kick off on the cobbles and someone’s going home without their loaf. <br/>
More dastardly duck deeds and mischievous mallard mayhem in Bristol city centre. <br/>
#anthropomorphicartist #ducks #ducksofinstagram #bristolnightlife #bristollife #bristol247</p>

It’s all about to kick off on the cobbles and someone’s going home without their loaf.
More dastardly duck deeds and mischievous mallard mayhem in Bristol city centre.
#anthropomorphicartist #ducks #ducksofinstagram #bristolnightlife #bristollife #bristol247

Posted 77 weeks ago

Photograph by @eyeconicphotography Print

Photograph by @eyeconicphotography
Printed by @keynshamphoto
Eyeconic Photography specialise in Newborn Photography, http://ow.ly/i/w6jdd

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Posted 77 weeks ago
<p>Benjamin ‘Battling Badger’ Magraw. A veteran of the infamous Pit Strike Riots and comrade of the sadly deceased Mr Snuggles. <br/>
<a href="http://www.julianquaye.co.uk" target="_blank">www.julianquaye.co.uk</a><br/>
Not everything is black and white. <br/>
A work in progress. <br/>
Mixed media on canvas. <br/>
#badger #badgerart #animalart #anthropomorphic #anthropomorphicart #bristolart #bristolartists #lowbrowart</p>

Benjamin ‘Battling Badger’ Magraw. A veteran of the infamous Pit Strike Riots and comrade of the sadly deceased Mr Snuggles.
www.julianquaye.co.uk
Not everything is black and white.
A work in progress.
Mixed media on canvas.
#badger #badgerart #animalart #anthropomorphic #anthropomorphicart #bristolart #bristolartists #lowbrowart

Posted 77 weeks ago
<p>Some more stuff wot I did a few years ago.<br/>
It’s too hot for me to make pithy comments at the moment, so if you were expecting one; you can jog on. (just to be clear, that was an attempt at some pseudo ironic juxtaposition humour and in no way was meant to be offensive) <br/>
Anyway, enough idle chit chat, I’ve got sh#t to do.<br/>
#skulls #skull #skullart #skullartwork #renaissancesun #skulltattoos #skulltattoos #bristolart #urbanart #lowbrowart #airbrushart #bristol247</p>

Some more stuff wot I did a few years ago.
It’s too hot for me to make pithy comments at the moment, so if you were expecting one; you can jog on. (just to be clear, that was an attempt at some pseudo ironic juxtaposition humour and in no way was meant to be offensive)
Anyway, enough idle chit chat, I’ve got sh#t to do.
#skulls #skull #skullart #skullartwork #renaissancesun #skulltattoos #skulltattoos #bristolart #urbanart #lowbrowart #airbrushart #bristol247

Posted 77 weeks ago

A Little Bird Told Me

A Little Bird Told Me

A Little Bird Told Me by Julian Qyaye

Mixed Media on Canvas

50 x 70 cm

World weary Louis with his two little eavesdroppers who gets the dope on everyone who frequents his establishment ‘Lucky Lou’s Lounge’.  Where friendships are made and lost and deals are struck and blackmail is rife.

Signed limited edition prints available

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Posted 86 weeks ago

The Wild One - Mr Snuggles Rides Again

The Wild One – Mr Snuggles Rides Again

The Wild One - Mr Snuggles Rides Again, mixed media on canvas by Julian Quaye

Mixed Media on Canvas

50 x 70 cm

Ned ‘Quicksilver’ Armstrong 

Courier, wall of death and champion speedway rider.  Leading light of the resistance.

Get your motor running!

Signed limited edition prints available

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Posted 87 weeks ago
<p><a href="http://julianquayeblog.wordpress.com/2017/04/08/3-is-a-magic-number-featured-artist-jimmer-willmott" target="_blank">3 is a magic number – featured artist Jimmer Willmott</a></p>

<p>Brilliant work from Pop Surrealist Jimmer Willmott - worth reading</p>

3 is a magic number – featured artist Jimmer Willmott

Brilliant work from Pop Surrealist Jimmer Willmott - worth reading

Posted 88 weeks ago

My new work for 3 is a Magic Number at the Ropewalk in Bristol this month

My new work for 3 is a Magic Number at the Ropewalk in Bristol this month

His work for this exhibition takes a tangent into pop art rather than his intricate mixed media work. Of the change he said ‘I wanted to do something looser, more fun, not as tight’.

via 3 is a magic number – featured artist Julian Quaye — auntiegsite

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Posted 88 weeks ago