Jeremyville + Threadless.
Hi ! This is Jeremyville.... I'm an artist from Bondi Beach in Sydney Australia, but now based in New York City.
I started drawing my Community Service Announcements around mid 2010, just simple messages and notes to my inner self. I wanted to express something about navigating this life, and about my fears and hopes and dreams. Just a simple drawing matched with a few words I created. I had no big plan for it. I just started drawing them.
I thought that maybe others might like to see these messages, and hopefully some would make a connection, so I posted them daily to my Facebook page. About 600 CSA's later, I heard from the wonderful humans at Threadless, and now some of my favorite CSA's will be soon appearing as t-shirts here.
Which is amazing, because I've loved the Threadless concept for ages, and the huge, talented and loyal community here. I think Threadless is a perfect fit for the CSA messages, which also started online, and grew with a small community of my friends who supported the CSA's, and shared them amongst their friends, and so on.
So Threadless and Jeremyville teamed up to bring you, the awesome Threadless community, 13 CSA designs, chosen by Threadless and me. They will be released on September 19, including one I made especially for Threadless, called 'Make Great Together'. I'll post it here soon.
Stay tuned for all types of other stuff from Jeremyville + Threadless, in the next few weeks .....more CSA posts, and a live video chat with me and Megan from Studio Jeremyville, from our New York City studio space in SoHo. I'll probably draw a CSA live while I'm chatting with you. Fun! :)
There's also a launch party we're having at my studio in New York, we'd love to have some of you there.
So for the first post, here's one of the CSA images Threadless will be printing as part of the Jeremyville 'Made By' collection:
I'll post all 13 of the CSA t-shirt designs here, over the next few weeks, until we launch on Sept 19, and I hope you can connect with the messages in some way....
you can also follow my CSA posts here: Jeremyville Daily
thanks for reading my first blog post !