Jon Klassen is an illustrator, designer, and concept artist hailing from Ontario, Canada. He attended Sheridan College, and is currently based in Los Angeles. Klassen has worked on a number of high profile film and animation projects, including the U2 music video “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight,” Henry Selick’s Coraline, and a TV spot for BBC’s coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. His recent work on the children’s book Cats’ Night Out won the Canada Council for the Arts Governor General’s Awards for English Language Children’s Illustration.
|Exhibition:||NODE Rug / Art Exhibition|
|Art Height:||69.0" (175.26 cm)|
|Art Width:||45.0" (114.3 cm)|
|Medium:||Hand-knotted tibetan wool|
NODE rugmakers are founding members of Fair Trade Nepal. Employees are taught literacy and skills. In addition to fair wages, their work supports a school of 260 children and an orphanage of 19.