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British Museum London Official Artist: 2018

In 2018 the British Museum in London approached The John Dyer Gallery to explore licensing a range of Joanne Short paintings for a set of gifts for the British Museum Shop. Inspired by Joanne's hugely popular vintage style art posters and in particular her London art posters which formed a new range of art cards which went on sale across London during 2018.

"The London poster range by established colourist painter, Joanne Short, is reminiscent of vintage Railway posters, her art lends itself to the iconic buildings and landscapes of London and her use of line and colour perfectly captures the vibrancy and beauty of the city."

The British Museum 

The British Museum identified a series of Joanne's new London paintings that they decided to work with and they have now beautifully applied them to a range of gift items, which are exclusively available for sale at The British Museum and on their online shop. 

The British Museum is the UK's most popular tourist attraction with over 6.5 million people visiting each year, so it is an absolute honour for artist Joanne Short to be selected by the museum to be their official artist for this new artist designed range of gift items.

Artist Joanne Short at the British Museum London with the official Joanne Short 2019 calendar

Above: Artist Joanne Short at the British Museum London with the official Joanne Short British Museum 2019 calendar

The following Joanne Short designed items, featuring her art, were published and sold by the British Museum.

Fridge magnets

Christmas Cards

Shopping Bag - double sided

Double pack of Tea Towels

Mug - featuring three paintings

Artist Joanne Short's artwork and gift items on display in the British Museum Shop in London

Above: Artist Joanne Short's artwork and gift items on display in the British Museum Shop in London

In addition to the exclusive range at The British Museum, you will also find available across London and in the British Museum a new range of 13 Joanne Short London Art Cards.

View Joanne Short’s London paintings now.