Bletchley, England, UK
|Education||The Royal College of Art, Coventry University|
His work is influenced by early New York City Subway art and pop culture. He mainly works on large scale canvasses with oil paint, mocking Spoof Horror B-Movie posters. His diptych painting, Fused Foot Star, is in the collection of the RCA.
His 2010 solo show, Beauty and the Beast, at High Roller Society in London included some of his largest works to date, dewsigned to make an impact, still fusing street art with more traditional mediums.
Jessop has worked extensively with Polo Ralph Lauren Jeans in the past year as part of their Art Stars project.
- Chris Osburn (23 March 2010) "Review: James Jessop’s Beauty and the Beast at High Roller Society", The Londonist. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- Fused Foot Star (Extension Bar with Wild Loops and Daubs) (diptych) by James Jessop, BBC - Your Paintings. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- Jury, Louise (2004-03-17). "Introducing Charles Saatchi's new proteges: A security guard, an ex-stripper and a drag queen". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2009-02-08.
- "Seven artists vie for £25,000 Threadneedle Prize". BBC News. 2010-07-23.
- James Jessop at Polo Jeans Co. Ralph Lauren Art Stars, 2010. Retrieved 2011-04-04.
- The Apprentice Episode Eight Review, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-09.