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Layla Jabbari

I’m a freelance illustrator from Hull, UK. I work closely with clients on work that often has story-telling and community at its centre. My projects have involved a variety of outcomes from animations, prints and zines to community art. My work playfully combines printmaking and collage layered in the digital space.
MA Illustration, Falmouth University, Distinction, 2023
BA Fine Art and Art History, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Shortlisted for Ones to Watch 2024, Sunnybank Mills, showcasing emerging talent, March – April 2024
Shortlisted Flourish Awards for Printmaking Excellence, WYPW, May 2024
Longlisted World Illustration Awards, 2023 Project inspired by Hull Refugee Week
Selected for Inter_change programme , Absolutely Cultured, Hull 2024
Hull on the Rise, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, Oct 2023 – April 2024
Open Exhibition, Old Parcels Office, Scarborough, Feb – March 2024
Ones to Watch, Sunnybank Mills, Leeds, March- April 2024
What We Do, Gallery 87, Hull, Jan -March 2024
Flourish Awards For Printmaking Excellence, WYPW, Huddersfield, Hot Bed Press, Salford, 20:21 Gallery, Scunthorpe, May – November 2024
Hull Print Collective, Ropewalk Gallery, Barton, April 2024 – May 2024
Impressions, Eastgate Studio, Beverley, May – June 2024
My clients include the University of Hull and the Environment Agency. I have had work published in Artist Responding To magazine, Sonder series and the Critical Fish publication.
I love running workshops and have done so in conjunction with Hull Zine library and Sunnybank Mills.
I would love to work with you, feel free to contact me with your ideas, proposals and thoughts!
Instagram : @layla_jab
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