EIGHT gallery is a young contemporary art gallery with a strong focus on illustration. We want to give a platform to artists who we believe are working on the border of illustration and contemporary art. EIGHT was originally founded in 2011 as a magazine, publishing magazines with an independent distribution network throughout Europe. Having worked with countless of artists we wanted to raise the bar and continue as a gallery. The magazine was always meant as a way to get the artwork of the artists introduced to the next generation of art lovers and collectors. Now we are continuing this mission through our gallery.
Our gallery has a focus on original works on papers, alongside unique and exciting editions. We challenge artists to think outside of the box for their editions and want to produce special and fun sets of editions in collaboration with our artists.
EIGHT gallery is founded by Jeroen Smeets. Originally from Amsterdam, currently based in Copenhagen.