WOMEN TO WATCH: KERRIE HESS - ILLUSTRATOR

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Kerrie Hess wearing Seeker silk slip dress -  Little Joe Woman by Gail Elliott


Kerrie
 Hess is an Australian Artist, regarded internationally for her illustrations and original artwork, most showcased in her former hometown of Paris. 

Kerrie started out professionally as an artist with her first commissions with VOGUE Australia and Topshop’s Arcadia Group at the age of 19 while living in London.  The move to full time illustration followed with Kerrie illustrating fashion windows in the US for Neiman Marcus Department Store at just twenty; commissions for NET-A-PORTER, Harvey Nichols and Laduree Paris followed, as well billboards and window's in Paris for 'Printemps Department Store.'

Kerrie has illustrated a capsule collection of textiles for Kate Spade New York as well as for CARTIER and Tiffany and Co. Kerrie has illustrated the 15th Anniversary cover of Harper’s Bazaar and the global ‘Paper Dolls’ project for Louis Vuitton Paris Kerrie is the first Australian Artist to hold a solo exhibition in Paris at Le Meurice Hotel Paris in Salvador Dali's former art and music ballroom 'The Salon Pampadour', in Jan 2014.  Kerrie has illustrated the windows of Harrods London 3 times between 2015 and 2017.

In 2016 Maison Laduree rolled out the global Kerrie Hess collection of patisserie packaging available from Moscow to Cannes, New York, Paris and Sydney.  Kerrie has also created 28 limited edition illustrated cosmetic cases for Lancome Paris globally during a three year period.

Kerrie Hess has been a full-time Artist/ Illustrator for over 20 years.  She has lived in London, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Paris. Kerrie has held 5 exhibitions around the world, four being solo shows.

She has done private portrait commissions for Emma Watson, Ariana Grande and Emma Watkins.

Kerrie now lives in Australia with her son Marcel since returning from France. Her art prints and original works are available at: http://www.kerriehess.com.au

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KERRIE HESS CHANEL POSIE

 

 

 

1 comment

  • Jane Natasha Dickson: September 14, 2018

    Hess’s sketches have always evoked such wonderfully whismacle thoughts. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!

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