Kerry Roper is a Graphic Designer and Artist from the UK.
His work combines traditional media, such as ink and paints – with digital media.
Influenced by Artists and Designers such as Peter Blake, David Carson, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock and Joseph Beuys. His Advertising background has helped him develop his strong visual approach in an often very simple execution.
Kerry Roper has been commissioned by numerous brands such as Nike, Topshop and Snickers. His work often has political undertones and strong visual ideas. His ‘Candy’ series is based on the model names found around the infamous red light area of Soho, London.
In 2010 The Victoria & Albert museum (V&A) acquired three prints by Kerry Roper – ‘Time Waits For No Man’, ‘Con Amor’ and ‘Modern Youth’ – two of the prints formed part of a Street Art exhibition which also featured work by Blek Le Rat, Banksy, Shepard Fairey, D*FAce and Eine.
Kerry Roper has created numerous sleeves for bands – one of the iconic ones being for Devil’s Gun featuring two guns forming a goat skull. Topshop commissioned T-shirt by Roper for their Illustreight range.
In 2006 the Air Jordan division of Nike chose Kerry Roper to create a T-shirt to celebrate 20 years of Michael Jordan which featured in the London Nike Town store.