The Power of Three
The people behind the art
Troika are Jamie, Kol and Paul. They are close friends who share a love and passion in the arts, music and film.
Jamie studied graphic design at university, and then lived and worked in London for 7/8 years. He has worked with the artist Jamie Hewlett (creator of band Gorillaz), as a graphic designer for Blueprint Skateboards and Scientist Clothing Brand. He is also involved in charity work for Alder Hey children’s hospital.
Kol worked with Glastonbury festival for 3 years running as part of their Chinese martial arts program. He has worked extensively behind the camera: photography, film production, creative direction, special effects, and stunt work and martial arts choreography in front of the camera. He was nominated best art director for his role in the short film ‘The Selfish Giant’ as well as working on ‘A Complicated Way to Live’. He has worked with the charity ‘Art for Their Sake’ to create murals in public spaces for communities of all ages and walks of life to enjoy.
With a degree in graphic Design and Illustration, Paul was the founding partner and Creative Director of River Media, a digital design agency within the film production industry, with clients including the BBC, Sony Broadcast, Sony Games, The Home Office, The National Lottery, PUMA, MTV, Unilever and more. He has produced and directed various design and promotional initiatives, for Silicon Valley companies such as Apple, Google, eBay and Adobe. He is a freelance illustrator and designer, and also a professional tattooist.