Galleries & Museums

John Pope provides a range of signwriting services to galleries and museums. Wayfinding signage, wall graphics. Conceptual art installations and text based artworks. 

These graphic services have been commissioned by the museums and galleries listed below.

The Royal Academy of Arts.

Hand drawn introduction and caption text for the exhibition ‘From Life’ featuring work by Jeremy Dellor, Anthony Gormley and Gillian Wearing.

Mariscal, the Design Museum:

Working from the acclaimed Spanish artists original art work, the design was scaled up from post card size and then painted onto the exterior of the Design Museum wall within a week.

Lawrence Weiner, Newlyn Gallery

Having worked with this conceptual artist before, I was required to travel to Cornwall to install the text based work.

Simon Patterson, The Greenwich Maritime Museum, The De La Warr Pavilion

I have worked with Simon on a few of his conceptual art installations.

Jeremy Dellor, Tate Britain

Jeremy consulted and commisioned me to carry out the lettering aspect of his Turner prize winning installation at The Tate Britain in 2004.

Tate Modern

Directional signage hand painted onto lamposts from Southwark tube to The Tate Modern.

V&A Museum of Childhood

Circle design painted onto the ceiling of the newly re-furbished Museum of Childhood in partnership with the award winning architects Caruso St John and main contractors Wallis (funded by the Heritage Lottery).

Kingsdale Secondary School, Southwark

Painting of a 20 metre high graphic representation of a basket ball player on two sides of a newly built sports hall. Architects, de Rijke Marsh Morgan Ltd. Main contractor Galliford Try.

The Unicorn Theatre, London Bridge

Quentin Blake's illustrations hand painted to full size.

John Pope
London, Kent & Sussex
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