Jon Del Mar specializes in 'Gangster Art' and finds his inspiration form
societies most feared and revered gangsters. Portraying historical gangster
such as Beat Takashi, Jon Del Mar, draws on contemporary gang members and
living gang-related lifestyles in the UK and abroad to feed his work.
Sometimes the connection comes directly from the word on the street. "I have
even gone so far as to meet some real Japanese and London Gangsters."
Producing digital prints in limited editions of five, his work superimposes
silhouetted figures in black over crisp and cool contemporary colours which
are then printed on to large canvases.