Rory Dobner (born in England in 1978), is a graduate of Central St. Martin’s School of Art and Design (2000). He was awarded the prestigious title Burns Young Artist of the Year in 1998.
Rory has fulfilled a variety of impressive commissions including MTV, Christian Dior, Soho House Group, Agent Provocateur, Candy & Candy and George Smith. Rory is represented by The Opera Gallery globally.
Rory specialises in unique, hand drawn, and intricately detailed ink drawings. The whimsical designs allow the viewer a little peek into a fantasy world where their favourite animals, are discovered thoroughly enjoying getting up to all sorts of mischief or being playfully eccentric.
Rory’s drawings have been produced in a wide range of stunning ceramics and textiles and can be found exclusively in Liberty’s of London and the Leeds Art Gallery shop.
Leeds Art Gallery is situated on The Headrow in Leeds City Centre, between the Henry Moore Foundation and Leeds Central Library. The entrance to the shop is on the lower level of the building underneath the Tiled Hall cafe.