Book Jon Hicks -
Artist in Action here for your next event.
Hicks - Artist in Action
images of sports in the games and famous iconic competitors
his repertoire will grow as the Games approach.
Jon has three
meticulously rehearsed shows, choreographed to music and providing the
powerful spectacle of an artist in action.
All shows are suitable, in slightly
different formats, for any live event.
From Street Festivals to Corporate
Since developing his act in 2000 Jon
has taken his shows around the world.
Performing for 1000s of people, in front of a President, at Glastonbury
Festival, on numerous television shows and leaping over tall buildings.
Upside down, revolving, 6 foot tall
paintings of the iconically famous. Executed with immaculate timing to music.
Jon has an ever expanding repertoire
of Icons practised to performance level, currently hovering around 15
different portraits. He is always happy to discuss preparing new Icons.
Elvis - 6.38 minutes - Tower Bridge - London Car Free
fire performance of a panoply of artworks.
master of the fast arts demonstrates his repertoire with vigorously
versatile virtuosity. Painting, drawing, sculpting, origamiing, with a
soundtrack of motivating music. Culminating in the legendary upside down
delight of a big finish.
New and Improved: Jon has been working art in his in his
studio-gym. Now with added head mic,
audience participation, folding-multi-faceted drawing screen, 3D
elements and gentle comedy.
Length - 40-50 minutes
Jon Hicks has appeared
as the "artist in action" since 2000.
Jon studied Fine Art
to degree level at art college in the 1980s. Worked as a pavement artist
throughout Britain in the late eighties and early 90s, still producing
works to commission. He also worked as a scenic artist from ' 93,
producing work for film, television and the music industry. He now
focuses on his performances, having developed a new sculptural element
over 2004 with the assistance of Arts Council funding.
Festival 2001 Spruce Grove
Buskers 2002 Edmonton Street
Festival 2002 Nelson Street
Festival 2002 Windsor Buskers
2004 Waterloo Buskers
SINGAPORE River Buskers
NEW ZEALAND Christchurch
World Buskers Festival 2003 South Canterbury
Buskers Festival 2003 Wellington Fringe
Appearances since 2000
Festival, Canary Wharf, Car Free Day ( London), Cardiff Street Festival,
Edinburgh Fringe, Glastonbury, Islington International Festival, Streets
of Brighton, Streets of Manchester, Winchester Hat, Fair, Darlington,
Exeter, Norwich, Nottingham, Salisbury, Torquay...
INTERNATIONAL events also in Austria, France, Japan, Spain, Turkey, and
the United States.
TV appearances in
Canada, Japan, New Zealand and on the BBC
CORPORATE clients include: Amnesty International, BMW, Capital Radio,
Disney, English Heritage, MSN, Peugeot, Smart Car, Takashimaya, Toyota,
War on Want...
"stealing the show
with an act never before seen at this festival"
Timaru Herald - New Zealand
"you are the
Ged Bryan - Winchester Hat Fair audience member - England.
"I had a good time.
Thank you. I‚ll see you them"
From Rina Haruguchi (Age 6) Note from audience member - Canal City -
Fukuoka - Japan
Hattie Spice (Live Awards Set Designer of the Year 99/2000) - England
"we were delighted...
adding such an imaginative visual art dimension to our programme"
Islington International Festival
"We were delighted to
see you and the map featured in colour by The Times and The Independent,
and also by The Guardian and on the local BBC and ITV news programmes."
Sir Jocelyn Stevens - Chairman English Heritage
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