James Jean was born in Taiwan in 1979 and lives and works in the United States. James Jean grew up in New Jersey and studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York. After graduating from the school in 2001, he started working on covers for DC Comics. He has won several Eisner awards and Harvey awards. He is very well known in this field.
For his creations, he is particularly inspired by Art Nouveau, we find influences of artists like William Morris, Paul Ranson or Alphonse Mucha. James Jean is also impregnated with the artistic work of the Japanese artist Hokusai.
An enigmatic artist, James Jean is a trained draughtsman who has created a huge community on social networks thanks to his unique and meticulous style.
In 2008, he made the choice to turn away from the world of commercial illustration to go towards art which does not prevent him from collaborating with brands like Prada, Target, Knopf, Spin...
We are pleased to present a shortlist of works by the artist James Jean.