“Being into fashion, being into streetwear, that’s got a big influence on my art.”
Our first episode shines a light on the work of George Rollo, a young artist from Wakefield, UK who hand paints accessories, luxury goods, and shoes in his own unique style. The film explores his story, process, and sources of inspiration, in a fast-paced contemporary style
George talks about his body of work, how he got started, and the importance of networking through the use of social media. His work has been commissioned by 50 cent, Drake/OVO Team, Tyga, Anthony Joshua, and numerous others.
HELLO PROJECT SPACE
BADIA & ALAYA
THE FLIP SIDE DUBAI
George Rollo continues to turn what was a hobby from high-school into a full-time profession. With time, and through social media exposure, George’s customer based has gone global, with a lengthy list of celebrity clients seeking out his bespoke art services. In addition, the very luxury brands he paints on for his clients have often collaborated with him for special editions or events.
Hand-painted bespoke designs reflective of street-culture, asian influences like dragons, and recognizable cartoon/comic/manga characters.
Originally from Wakefield, UK, George now splits time between Manchester and Dubai.
“The [music] you listen to, what you’re into…directing that energy into your pieces can produce outstanding results.”
These are some of the images from the photoshoot for Artists at Large Volume One. All images: @artbysalman