James Jessop was born in Bletchley, England-1974
Lives and works in London and Glasgow.
James Jessop graduated from the Royal College of art in 1999, his dynamic large-scale paintings influenced by the art of the 1970s subway photos and images arising from them. James links Rubens / van Gogh / De Kooning / to tagging / graffiti on the aesthetics of his work both inside and outdoors. His work was collected by David Lauren, Charles Saatchi, and a number of private collectors. James is widely exhibited, including in new York, Miami, Sao Paulo, Copenhagen, Turin, Bratislava and London.