Jay burst onto the Tolkien art scene in 2013 with a major exhibition at the largest Tolkien conferences ever, Return of the Ring, organised by the Tolkien Society at the University of Loughborough. His unique and fresh approach to Middle-earth astounded everyone and he has gone from strength to strength.
He was artist guest of honour at 2014 TheOneRing.net Oscar party in LA which was there to support Peter Jacksons nomination of The Hobbit. He has exhibited at the Tolkien Society annual meeting Oxonmoot in Oxford for the past 4 years.
With the welcoming support of the German Tolkien Society he has exhibited across Germany at Ringcon, Hobbitcon, TolkienTag and Tolkien Ting. He has also given talks and lectures on his work and was guest of Honour at The Tolkien Lectures at Aachen University, Germany.
His works can be seen in the Greissinger Museum in Switzerland and The Middle earth exhibition at the Lucca, Italy.
Jay also presents and talks on how Tolkien’s and his world have inspired this fascinating artist.
He is also the founder and driving force behind the www.scififantasynetwork.com. and in his spare time he runs HJMS an award winning design and marketing agency.