Gemma O'Brien

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Gemma O’Brien is a designer, illustrator and artist based in Australia.


Gemma O’Brien is an Australian artist known for her bold super-graphics, illustrative lettering and hand-painted murals. After dropping out of law school to pursue graphic design, she became inspired by letterpress printing and has since gone on to build a career around drawing, painting and digital design. Her mission is to elevate words to art and explores themes around language and the human experience through pattern, colour, scale and illustrative motifs. She exhibits with China Heights Gallery in Sydney and is currently limiting her commercial work to develop her art practice in her Sydney studio.