Gemma O'Brien

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Birthday
4, 1987
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1987 (age 32)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Artist, illustrator, and typographer, she is specialized in the area of hand-lettering. She has designed all manner of products for QANTAS, Heinz, The New York Times, Volcom, and Smirnoff. She has also had shows at various galleries all over the world.

Before Fame

She dropped out of law school to move to Sydney and get a degree in design. At university she was allowed to work with a letterpress, which got her interested in the world of typography. She gained prominence with an experimental short film in which she inscribes her body with hand lettering.

Trivia

She is represented by The Jacky Winter Group and has spoken at various conferences around the world including TYPO Talks, Semi Permanent, and agIdeas International Design Forum.

Family Life

She has lived in Sydney, Australia. 

Associated With

She designed the cover art for YouTube star, actor, and singer Troye Sivan's EP Wild.