VAN LOON, Borin

1952 - ?

Borin van Loon

Borin van Loon, was born in East Anglia about 1952 and studied at Lowestoft Art School 1976–1979. An artist and illustrator based in Suffolk since 1975 and has lived in Ipswich since 1979. An author, collagist, surrealist painter, illustrator and comic book artist, best known for his illustrations for the 'Introducing' series of graphic books and has worked for a wide variety of clients in editorial, publishing and promotion. Van Loon published 'The Bart Dickon Omnibus' of his hero's derring-do in 2005 comprising a surrealist collage graphic novel. Chairman of 'Freelance' a collaborative project with sixteen other artists based in Ipswich, created for Ip-Art 2004 which consisted of a book as an art object with pages in widely varying media, all put together by a bookbinder. He has exhibited at The Freudian Sheep Contemporary Art Gallery, 104 St Helens Street, Ipswich in 2015 and was a member of the Freudian Sheep Artists. 'Ipswich Historic Lettering' is a special project devised and developed by the artist/illustrator, Borin Van Loon, a resident of Ipswich. Borin has been photographing examples of old lettering on the walls of buildings in and around the town since the late 1990s.




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