Artist Bio: Jean-Luc Almond is a British artist who received his First Class BFA in 2013 from the City & Guilds of London Art School. His paintings have won various awards, including The Cass Art Commission at the National Open Art Competition, Somerset House and The Best Painting Prize at the ‘Injustice’ Open Art Competition, La Galleria, Pall Mall, judged by esteemed art critic, Edward Lucie Smith. He has been featured as a Saatchi Art ‘One to Watch’ and in the ’20 Emerging Artists to Buy Now’ Collection on Saatchi Art’s homepage. He was shortlisted for the Le Dame Art Gallery Prize, resulting in a solo exhibition at Le Dame Gallery London and invited as a guest artist at Artrooms Fair, London. Notable exhibitions include ‘Start Art Fair’ – London, ‘Scope Basel’ – Switzerland, Art Vancouver – Canada, ‘The London Art Fair’ and ‘The Other Art Fair’ – London. His works are also part of notable collections including that of Mark Cass – founder and CEO of Cass Art and Tony Elliot – Founder of Time Out magazine, Sandstorm Films – UK and Arte Al Limite – Chile.