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Bristol Cartoon Illustrator Showcases Work

(From PR-Inside.com News Alerts)













Cartoon Illustration Exhibition

Mr H (aka Jerry Holliday) will be exhibiting his illustration work with a series of small framed prints and larger Foamex pieces.

Jerry has dabbled in stylish cartoonry since the age of ten and along with Luke Fay and a group of artists published Bonafide comic magazine in the mid 90's which published the work of prominent Bristol artists such as Nick Walker and FLX.

"I grew up inspired by the old underground 60's comics and the story aspect is what is exciting to me. I try to convey a story in my work and a lot of this series of pieces has derived from stories I am writing", explains Mr H.

In recent years Jerry has been heading up freelance design and web agency Code 9 and finishing a storybook which he has printed segments from for two upcoming exhibitions.

The first on 26th-27th April 2009 is part of the Bristol Art Fringe will see a combination of open houses and exhibitions at public bars around the Montpelier area of Bristol. More details and an Art Trail Map can be downloaded from
bristolartfringe.org

Jerry's work will also be on show at Bristol's youngest and smallest art-gallery Room 212 (www.room212.co.uk) on the Gloucester Road in Bristol between Apr 26 - May 03.

Press Information:
Bonafide Media

P.O Box 2724
Bristol

Contact Person:
J.Holliday

Phone: 0117 9076220

Web: http://www.jhollidaydesign.co.uk/

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