Oriol Angrill-Jorda by Elisabeth Salcedo

Oriol Angrill-Jorda /   Oriol Angrill Jordà

Spain 1986

Illustration, Prints


Oriol Angrill-Jorda
Oriol Angrill Jordà
November 18, 2015
Nina Karaicic is a journalist with experience in TV and radio media. Born in 1989, she had studied at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences (Journalism). Interests: Photography, Art, Film, Folklore, Video Games

Oriol Angrill Jordà is a Spanish illustrator and painter, born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1986. He is known for his ethereal blendscapes, hybrid images which present human figures constructed from delicate landscapes. Blendsapes fuse two images into one, a figure and a landscape. The artist works in a variety of media – colored pencil, acrylics, pastels, watercolor, graphite and charcoal, but whichever technique he uses, he manages to create a skillful hyper-realistic image.

Blendscapes series

Oriol Angrill-Jorda - Coldy and Twistly, 'Blendscapes' Series 2012
Oriol Angrill-Jorda – Coldy and Twistly, Blendscapes Series 2012

It is interesting that Oriol was not interested in art until he started studying illustration and realized how talented he was for realistic drawings. He lived most of his life in Palma de Mallorca, Spain and studied Illustration there, at Escuela Superior de Diseño de las Islas Baleares. Later, he attended Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design and The Art Academy in London, United Kingdom, where he learned about printmaking and life drawing.

Ethereal portraits

Oriol Angrill-Jorda - Portrait L and Portrait S, Geosmina 'The Earth Fragrance' Solo Exhibition 2013
Oriol Angrill-Jorda – Portrait L and Portrait S, Geosmina The Earth Fragrance Solo Exhibition 2013

He has exhibited his works in numerous exhibitions, mostly in Spain. His work has been featured in publications such as GQ from Italia, Hunger magazine from the United Kingdom, Juxtapoz from the United States, DPI magazine from Taiwan), Lamono from Spain and Parnassus from the United Kingdom.

Geosmina The Earth FragranceSolo Exhibition

Oriol Angrill-Jorda - Portrait R, Geosmina 'The Earth Fragrance' Solo Exhibition 2013
Oriol Angrill-Jorda – Portrait R, Geosmina ‘The Earth Fragrance’ Solo Exhibition 2013

Oriol Angrill Jordà lives and works in London, United Kingdom.

Featured image: Oriol Angrill-Jorda, photo by © Elisabeth Salcedo
All images copyright © the artist

YearExhibition TitleGallery/VenueGroup/Solo
2014Group ShowArusha Gallery, Edinburgh UKGroup
2014T/6Edicions 6A Obra Grafica, MajorcaGroup
2013GEOSMINAGaleria ABA ART Contemporani, PalmaSolo
2013Nobody like(s) youPalmaGroup
2013Affordable Art Fair Brussels’13 with Galería GaudíBelgiumGroup
2012ST-Art Fair’12 with Galeria Gaudí of MadridStrasbourg, FranceGroup
2012Solo exhibition with “Retratos de AutorLa Intrusa Showroom, MadridSolo
2012Tatto the GirlMUTUO Centro de Arte, BarcelonaGroup
2012CABINET EXHIBITIONIslington Arts Factory, LondonGroup
2012Nobody Like(s) YouPalmaGroup
2012All In #1Galeria SKL, PalmaGroup
2011Nobody like(s) youPalmaGroup
2011International Festival of Classical Music in SóllerCasal i Museu de SóllerGroup
2010Solo ExhibitionTresorería General de la Seguridad Social en Islas BalearesSolo
2010Noche Erótica (erotic night)La Esquina, PalmaGroup
2010Finestra Emergent IV in collaboration with Associació PICPalmaGroup
2010Reflexión y DispersiónParc de Canet, MajorcaSolo
2009COOMMAGalería Intersecció ArtGroup
2009Noche de la casiciénciaPalmaGroup
2008Graffiti showPremis Rei en Jaume de Cómic – Es Generador, CalviaGroup