El Tobe works in London as a graphic designer by day and draws and paints from his studio by night. Taking tribal art, folklore myths and skulls as inspiration as he likes to use different techniques to create his intricate artwork.

He has exhibited in a wide range of exhibitions in the UK and abroad most recently with Collaboration Nation at the UPFEST gallery in Bristol and Inkygoodness with their ‘Beermat Characters’ exhibition at The Coningsby Gallery in London. If your interested in working with him or just want to say hello then get in touch using the form on this page.


New Blood Young Designers Award 2002


‘Collaboration Nation’ UPFEST Gallery, Bristol 2014 – curated by Collaboration Nation

‘Beermat Characters’ The Coningsby Gallery, London 2013 – curated by Inkygoodness

‘Shape/Shift’ Designcenter de Winkelhaak, Antwerp 2012 – curated by Inkygoodness

‘Totem Home-coming’ The Custard Factory, Birmingham 2011 – curated by Inkygoodness

‘Ddisorientationn’ The Nooks, Northampton 2011 – curated by El Tobe, B7, & Dale Merrick

‘Character Totem’ Pictoplasma, Berlin 2011 – curated by Inkygoodness

‘Blisters Blackout’ MC. Motors, London 2010 – curated by Print Club London

‘All I want for Christmas’ The White Bear, Bristol 2010 – curated by Ben Steers