Artist

Jessica Yolanda Kaye

Jessica Yolande Kaye is an Australian artist based in London. Through continuous line-drawing, Jessica explores the way people think, feel and act in relation to others and themselves. She is fascinated by the fine-line that separates complexity and simplicity in human behaviour and psychology - and seeks to explore this in her process and her aesthetic.

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Jessica's Style

On the face of it, Jessica’s aesthetic is minimalist, paired back. However her process to get to this end result is more complex and layered. Through a rigorous sequence of sketches, she takes complex moments from her reality and works away at them bit by bit, over time reducing her images to a single line.

 

Always working in collections, her art becomes a form of therapy, and informs a greater understanding of herself and the world around her.

“My process is instinctive yet detailed, beginning as expressive sketching and evolving to a more intentional, refined mark-making. This interplay between abstraction and precision is a constant source of tension in my work. I grew up painting hyper-realist oils and watercolours but as much as I loved the thrill of painting “3D”, I was mirroring not expressing. I felt disconnected from my art and disconnected from myself. So, I made a conscious effort to unlearn as a painter and as a person. As I dismantled my art, layer by layer, I began to dismantle my mind. Everyday I fight the urge to ‘perfect’ but line drawing has helped me see detail in a different way... Not in what’s added, but in what’s left out.” - Jessica Yolanda Kaye

Drop 2 - Spring / Summer 2020

"This collection, Every Part of Me, explores what it means to be sensitive. To me, sensitivity is a form of bravery… To listen to how you’re feeling on the inside and speak it on the outside… Regardless of what that looks like. It allows for a depth of emotion that gives relationships more richness and life more colour." - Jessica Yolanda Kaye

  • Bleu de Prusse
    Bleu de Prusse | Jessica Yolanda Kaye | Original Artwork | Partnership Editions
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  • Bleu Majorelle Sold
    Bleu Majorelle | Jessica Yolanda Kaye | Original Artwork | Partnership Editions
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  • Gris Rose Sold
    Gris Rose | Jessica Yolanda Kaye | Original Artwork | Partnership Editions
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  • Magenta Sold
    Magenta | Jessica Yolanda Kaye | Original Artwork | Partnership Editions
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  • Ocre Rose Sold
    Ocre Rose | Jessica Yolanda Kaye | Acrylic on French Linen Canvas | Partnership Editions
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  • Ocre Rouge Sold
    Ocre Rouge
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Drop 1 - Spring 2020

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