Jay Cover is:
An illustrator and artist. One third of Nous Vous, a collective of visual artists and friends (Nicolas Burrows & William Edmonds) with a broad, evolving practice, who have been collaborating closely on design, teaching, illustration and holistic multi-disciplinary projects since 2007: www.nousvous.eu
Director of Nous Vous Press, a small publishing imprint set up in Spring 2016 to provide a platform for new work by Nous Vous, through exploring image-making, illustration, writing and storytelling: www.nousvouspress.eu
An Associate Lecturer on BA (Hons) Illustration at Camberwell College Of Arts: www.arts.ac.uk/camberwell
Interested in the supernatural, social interaction, well-natured humour, nature, friendship, paranormal phenomena, peace, people, places, art, design and literature. He likes to read, loves to walk, lives to work. Aspires to have a more simplistic way of life.
Selected Clients: Monocle, Apartmento Magazine, Camden Town Brewery, Common Editions, Colophon Foundry, Field Projects, Sunday Times, Waitrose, London Centre For Book Arts, Pavilion Books, Pinterest, Princeton Architectural Press.
Stamp design for Isle of Man Post Office. Released 7th January 2021.
Illustrations for events at Hackney Church, design by OMSE.
A Walking Guide to Modernist Houses – created as an outdoor activity during lockdown, ongoing collaboration, initiated by Stefi Orazi.
Colouring in sheet as part of a pack published by Counter-Print, created during Covid lockdown.
Suite of illustrations for Library of Things.
selection of illustrations for Oz Clarke’s ‘English Wine’, published by Pavilion Books.
illustration for OKSE, used on their website. Inspired by the region they operate in Jaeren, Norway.