#btconf Düsseldorf, Germany 17 - 18 Apr 2023

Gemma O’Brien

Gemma O’Brien is an internationally renowned designer and artist known for her bold graphics, illustrative lettering and murals. Her work has been commissioned by Apple, Nike, Google, and is held in the permanent collection of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. Outside her commercial design work, she explores language, nature and the human experience through her art practice.

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How to be an Ultra Artist

After a decade working in the field of graphic design, lettering and illustration, Gemma O’Brien became intrigued with the idea that ultra running might hold the secrets of how to endure a long life as an artist. Join her at beyond tellerrand as she shares the early stories of her career, the hands-on processes behind her largest wall installations and explains what she thinks it means to be an ultra artist!