Creative South
April 10-12, 2014, Columbus, GA


Covering the Classics
Gallery 1888, Orange, CA, Nov-Jan 2018

Drowned World
The Assembly, Hamilton, ON, Aug. 2017

The Assembly Group Show
The Assembly, Hamilton, ON, Dec. 2016

Under the name Ver Sands, Jacqui Oakley and Jamie Lawson (Poly Studio) partner on a broad range of projects from fine art, illustration, and design to murals and live art.

They’ve each worked for more than 17 years in their respective fields for such clients as The New York Times, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, The Globe and Mail, Penguin Random House, Amazon, The National Ballet School, O, The Oprah Magazine, the McMaster Museum of Art, The Globe and Mail and Canada’s Juno Awards on everything from book covers, editorial work, packaging to murals.


In this new collaborative venture they’ve worked with TD Bank, Basecamp, Flexfit, Big Green, The National Ballet School, Needlework, Downtown Hamilton BIA, Donut Monster, Gore Mutual, Waxwork Records, Hamilton Fringe Festival and Pollinator Films. Their art has been shown in Toronto, Hamilton, New York & California.


Photograph by Niv Shimshon.

If you’d like to see what we’re up to, keep in touch:



Tel: +1 905 379 1688 or +1 905 966 0235



The Substance of Style / WMC Fest 2013

King Kong Mural Time-Lapse / Agenda NYC 2013
for Basecamp, with Jamie Lawson

Embrace the Terror / Creative Mornings Talk