Jeroen Erosie originally started his career in the early 90's as a "classic" graffiti writer. Having carved an impressive career as an illustrator, Erosie has evolved a fine art practice through his experimentation with conceptual pieces, scale and the exploration of various mediums.
Erosie's transition from disenchanted art school graduate to prolific contemporary artist has been a unique one. After spending several years immersed in graffiti, Erosie went on to ply his trade to an array of other mediums, with text, stickers and traditional mural-based work finding their way onto the Dutchman's broad palette. Recent years, however, have seen Erosie finding a new audience, courtesy of his work as the designer behind 3024, the label helmed by long-term friend and DJ/producer Martyn.
The fact that Erosie himself describes his own work as reactionary suggests that there's something important going on behind the bright colours and intricately crafted letters. His works are often politically and socially motivated, and range from the relatively minimal to the elaborate and grandiose.
Erosie's current work explores the subversion of different genres, and the loss of its intrinsic values. Considering the 'play' between advertising, art, graphic design graffiti and illustration.
Observing a culture, wherein successful communication alludes to supremacy, and these dislocated modes of communication embody our post-modern obsession with visual language.
Jeroen Erosie originally started his career in the early 90's as a "classic" graffiti writer. Having carved an impressive career as an illustrator, Erosie has evolved a fine art practice through