Jay Cover is:
An illustrator and artist. One third of Nous Vous, a collective of visual artists and friends (Nicolas Burrows & William Luz) with a broad, evolving practice, who have been collaborating closely on design, teaching, illustration and holistic multi-disciplinary projects since 2007: www.nousvous.xyz
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.xyz
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.
Represented worldwide by the Jacky Winter Group.
UK & EU
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.
Illustration for various aspects of promotion, including frames for an informational film for The Greenhouse, Auckland. Watch film HERE.
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.
motif design, illustrated cans. Design by Catalogue. www.beakbrewery.com
Egg box design for Den Stolte Hane, Norway. Commissioned by Olsson Barbieri.
Suite of illustrations for Library of Things.
selection of illustrations for Oz Clarke’s ‘English Wine’, published by Pavilion Books.
Illustrations for food outlet, Lett Oslo, design in collaboration with Bielke&Yang.
Illustration for The Modern hotel in Florida, commissioned by GBH London.
Illustration for Edwin Wine Bar, commissioned by Projects Of Imagination.