Jean Jullien is a French graphic artist living and working in Paris. His practice ranges from painting and illustration to photography, video, costume, installations, books, posters, and clothing to create a coherent yet eclectic body of work. He creates highly detailed paintings with a combination of traditional painting techniques with contemporary design and illustrative styles and animation.
Originally from Nantes, Jean completed a graphic design degree in Quimper before moving to London. He has since graduated from Central Saint Martins (2008) and from the Royal College of Art (2010).
Jean has shown work around the world with museums and galleries in Paris, London, Brussels, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, and beyond.
He has worked with hundreds of clients including New York Times, New Yorker, The Guardian, Beams, RCA Records, The Connaught, Colette, SZ Magazin, National Geographic, Le Grand Palais, Le Centre Pompidou, Amnesty International, Esquire, Le Coq Sportif, Jardin des Plantes (Nantes), Mr. Porter, Hotel Amour, Champion USA, Salomon, Petit Bateau, Vogue and many more.
Jean has also published numerous books with acclaimed houses including Phaidon, Walker Books, Comme des Géants, and Hato Press. In 2016, he published his first monograph with teNeues. He is represented in the UK by the Wylie Agency.
In 2011, Jean and his brother Nico founded Jullien Brothers, a duo that specialized in moving images. In 2016, Jean launched Nounou with Jae Huh, a Korea-based label producing a wide range of items including clothing, graphic objects, rugs, and dolls.