Cycling has to be the most photogenic sport there is, and one that also lends itself well to other visual artforms. The history of the Tour de France provides a not-so-blank canvas for paint, glue, paper and text to join forces to create an iconoclastic result.


A Solo Exhibition featuring new works by artist James Straffon, presented through one man’s pursuit of the greatest race in the world – the Tour de France.

James is a multidisciplinary creative, with over 25 years experience working between both the design and fine art sectors. This includes in-house senior designer roles, as well as independent freelance consultancy. He works across a wide range of projects, from fine art commissions for large scale public art installations to Art Direction, feature writing, design, photography, retouching and post-production on high-quality magazines. He is an effective provider of branding solutions, able to work across identity design, applied to both print and online media platforms. The act of hands-on making and knowledge-based design is central to his work.