Author: Jenny Shepherd

Q&A: Sherrie-Leigh Jones

Sherrie-Leigh Jones is an Artist/Printmaker creating fictitious places and remodelling existing landscapes through a process of collaging her own photographs taken on her travels, paintings, found imagery and printmaking techniques to make limited edition prints and originals. 

Drawing inspiration from nature and travel, she is interested in creating a journey through vast, imagined landscapes; depicting landscapes that explore the ideas of ever changing seasons and environments, juxtaposing the real and fantastical, lush vegetation and mountainous formations that exist to remodel previous environments. 

She has a continuous body of work inspired by traditional Japanese and Chinese landscape paintings, prints and the kakejiku (aka kakemono), a Japanese hanging scroll, and in particular, Sansuiga (Japan) or Shanshui (China); paintings which depict an idealised landscape, primarily using the forms of mountains, rivers, clouds and mist. 

Here, Sherrie-Leigh answers our questions - get to know her below!


AR: What was the driving force behind your choice to become an artist? 

I always knew I wanted to be an artist, so went straight to art college when I left school and continued my creative education from there, which has led me to where I am today. 


AR: Does your artwork have a message? 

I hope to offer the viewer a sense of escapism; a transportation to a new place and a journey through imagined landscapes inspired by nature, travel and changing seasons. 


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AR: What/who are your biggest influences? 

Artists or otherwise nature and travel are the main inspirations for my work, whether it's mountainous scenery, trees and the shadows they create, changing seasons, colours of the sky or rock formations etc. I love experiencing new landscapes and places and find it makes me look at things differently; it often gives me a chance to observe new scenery and appreciate elements of nature I may not have observed before. 


AR: How have you developed your style? 

Mainly through experimenting with ideas and over time refining those techniques I've learned in the process. 


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AR: What’s your favourite piece in your portfolio and why? 

At the moment, I think I'd say 'The Rising Valley'. This print is made up of a combination of old 35mm slides that I found in a flea market that I then had scanned, and photographs I’ve taken in various places on my travels. I liked the ambiguity of using the slides and not knowing exactly where they had been taken. 

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AR: What is your workspace set up like?

I work between my home studio and North Star Printmaking studio in Brighton. l'm always gathering imagery and taking photographs on my travels, walks and when I'm just out and about if something catches my eye. I then use analogue and digital collage, which I work on in my home studio before taking them into the print studio to screenprint, resulting in a new landscape remodelled from existing ones. It's nice to have a balance of working on my own and then being around others in the print studio. 


Check out Sherrie-Leigh Jones' work here.


Wobbly by Erwin Wurm
Wobbly £7,650
Ivy Mike by Robert Longo
Ivy Mike £14,280

Robert Longo


Limited edition of 15

Forest of Doxa by Robert Longo
Balloon Animals I Matching Set by Jeff Koons
Balloon Animals I Matching Set £45,900

Jeff Koons


Limited edition of 999

Diamond (Blue) by Jeff Koons
"Coca Cola" Glass Vase £4,250

Ai Weiwei


Limited edition of 300

Mel Ferrer's Nightmare (Grey With Flowers) by Pure Evil
Mel Ferrer's Nightmare (Grey With Flowers) £1,500

Pure Evil


Limited edition of AP

The Wild Swim from £120

Oli Mumby

Various sizes

Off You Pop by Louise Nordh
Off You Pop £95

Louise Nordh

35 x 35cm

Limited edition of 30

Moving Forms by Mr Penfold
Moving Forms £165

Mr Penfold

26 x 30cm

Limited edition of 15

Inside Mickey's Heart from £150

Angel London

Various sizes

Navy Boy £175

Charlie Evaristo-Boyce

50 x 70cm

Limited edition of 25

I Will Bite from £135

Mathilda Mai

Various sizes

Italian Summer by SODA
Italian Summer £125


42 x 29.7cm

Limited edition of 40

Let's Get It On £595

Linda Charles

56 x 76cm

Limited edition of 45

Wash the Blues Away by Charlie Haydn Taylor
Wash the Blues Away from £150

Charlie Haydn Taylor

Various sizes

Inhale £175

Joe Webb

50 x 70cm

Limited edition of 30

Roarsome - Green by And Wot
Roarsome - Green £195

And Wot

50 x 70cm

Limited edition of 2

Fresh £200

Hannah Adamaszek

60 x 75.5cm

Limited edition of 15

Destroy the Patriarchy Not the Planet (Mini) £400

Hannah Shillito

27.9 x 21cm

Limited edition of 20

Scratchin' Cats (Blue) £150

The Cameron Twins

33 x 36cm

Limited edition of 20

Fast Dog £95

Gavin Dobson

50 x 70cm

Limited edition of 100

In The Sky With Stars £195

Charlie Evaristo-Boyce

70 x 100cm

Limited edition of 16

Gamebuoy by Nick Chaffe
Gamebuoy £100

Nick Chaffe

29.7 x 42cm

Limited edition of 50

Seascape W £300

Newton Blades

50 x 30cm

Limited edition of 100