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Photograph by Nathan Poppe

Arjan Jager is an artist and art consultant from the Netherlands and based in Chicago. 

He has worked with Chicago Magazine, who published his visual column, and created artwork for Forbes JAPAN. He also designed the cover and spot illustrations for the Curbside Chronicle, a magazine that employs and empowers men and women transitioning out of homelessness in Oklahoma City. They also asked him to design wrapping paper that is sold by the vendors during holiday season.

Arjan has done commissioned work for individuals, municipalities, and companies including the Netherlands Consulate General in Chicago, University of Oklahoma LibrariesSkirvin Hilton hotelOklahoma City National Memorial, OKC Memorial MarathonCrescent Heights, and the City of Edmond

He teamed up with Clarity Coffee for their to go cups. His design represented Oklahoma in a list of "the coolest-looking coffee cups from all 50 states" in Food Network Magazine.

In the early days of the pandemic in 2019 he created five free downloadable coloring pages.

His work has been exhibited at JRB Gallery and DNA Galleries, and the Exhibition Freedom Story Clara Luper.  Prints of his work are part of the collection of the OKC Museum of Art storeDNA Galleries, the OKC National Memorial store , Route 66 Boutique in Oklahoma City, Books On First in Dixon, and Foursided, Andersonville GalleriaPaperish Mess , Raw Edge, and City Lit Books in Chicago.

Art Consultant

The City of Oklahoma City asked Arjan to be an art consultant for the artist selection for the OKC Zoo's new Penguin and Sea Lion Exhibit.


I am always happy to talk if you have any questions about art, commissions, exhibitions, art consultancy, or working together. Just email me: 

Social Media

Follow me @jagerarjan on instagram

Urban Design

Looking for Arjan's urban design work? Just click here.

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