Elmo has been invited to be an exhibitor and guest selector for Art BAB Bahrain 2018.
Elmo has collaborated with Eaton Fine Art installing his playing card collages in 242 luxury guest rooms of the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas.
In January 2018 Elmo sadly lost his beautiful mum Julia to Acute myeloid leukaemia after a courageous five year battle. During that time Julia was helped and supported by a wonderful charity called the Wessex cancer trust.
The private and artists view openings of the ING Discerning eye exhibition at Mall Galleries were very successful and busy.
Elmo was invited to help curate the prestigious ING Discerning eye exhibition at Mall Galleries along with Anne Magill (artist) Simon Tait (critic) Nicola Coleby (critic) Ellen Bertram’s (collector) Miranda Richardson (collector).
Elmo was asked by actress Nina Dobrev to paint a unicorn themed canvas for her Hollywood home. Nina who loves art also owns a playing card piece by Elmo titled "Vegas in March".
Elmo exhibited his playing card collages for the first time at Talented art fair in London’s Old Truman Brewery.
Elmo is teaming up with celebrity jewelers Jason of Beverly Hills for an exclusive exhibition at Art Basel Miami opening on Saturday 3rd December.
Elmo’s playing card artwork has been selected by RnB Legend Maxwell to feature in the production of his King + Queen of Hearts world tour with Mary J. Blige.
Attending on a blustery London night – the warm glow of the Westbank Gallery beckoned. Approaching the twinkling lights set among the foliage and branches – it really was a fairy-tale entrance to Elmo Hood’s solo exhibition: Down the Rabbit Hole.
Taking his inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and featuring brand new works including oil paintings and collages, Elmo Hood's latest solo exhibition, Down the Rabbit Hole, centres around rich compositions of Kings, Queens, Rabbits and Madmen, celebrating the classic story which was published just over 150 years ago.
Elmo’s artwork was included in the Olumide group exhibition held on the 27th May at Groucho Club curated by Eunice Olumide. Also featuring in the show was artwork from Nick Walker, Inkie and Schoony.
Recent interview with Los Angeles based magazine The Hidden Some explaining Elmo’s change in style and why.
“It’s been over 50 years since Andy Warhol made his idolatrous celebrations of Marilyn Monroe’s visage, and it seems that artists’ fascination with popular culture refuses to wane...
Elmo teamed up with Luxury fashion brand Omscu on these leather biker jackets which were painted live at the Roxx RVLRY event held at London Westbank Gallery on the 16th April.
Elmo Collaborated with sports company Vascular wear on this leather gym bag, the bag was auctioned off at the jog on to cancer event held at Kensington roof gardens on the 7th April. The auction raised over £52k for Cancer Research UK.
Inspired by Joshua Overy’s brave battle with Leukaemia Elmo Hood raffled off a painting of Jimi Hendrix which raised £1800.00 for Epsom hospitals children’s ward and with assistance of Currys and PC World supplied televisions, games consoles and dvd players to the ward.
Elmo Hood's Stormtrooper painting raised £3000.00 for the Cystic Fibrosis trust at their annual Swaps Ball.
Urban in Ibiza Sons of Anarchy live paint and exhibition at Agro Turismo hotel ibiza. Elmo collaborated with religion clothing on a custom leather jacket and painted live also alongside Fin Dac, Zeus, Fanakapan, Ben Allen and Himbad.
Smile Britannia charity art auction at the Houses of parliament, Elmo Hood auctioned of his “Between angels and insects” painting alongside Pablo Picasso, Richard Long, Paul Mcgowan and Banksy.
One in One out solo exhibition by Elmo Hood at Walton Fine Arts, Knightsbridge, London 8th-21st October 2014.
Elmo Hood’s Collide painting sold at the Art for Life exhibition and auction held at the Japanese high commission in London for £6000.00
ARTWARS - Elmo was involved in the Artwars group show which opened at Moniker art fair before touring Europe, all artists were required to paint a stormtrooper helmet in their own style. Other artists included Damien Hirst, Inkie and Mr Brainwash.
DENG TOP 50 CAMP 2014 - NBA allstar Luol Deng of the Miami Heat commissioned a basketball themed painting by Elmo to be awarded to the Most Valuable player from his elite London basketball camp.
Urban in Ibiza 7 group show and live paint at Agro Turismo hotel Ibiza curated by London Westbank Gallery running from 1st August 2014 featuring work from Banksy, Goldie, Mydogsighs, Fin Dac, Inkie, Paul Mcgowan and Elmo Hood.
THE ALLIES group exhibition in New York running from 19th May-26th May 2014 in East Village curated by Greg Spielberg featuring work from Sam Spratt, Misha T, Elmo Hood, Heidi Gardener.
THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY group exhibition at Walton Fine Arts, Knightsbridge running from the 24th April- 17th May 2014 featuring work from Bambi, Murakami and Elmo Hood.
STREET LEGAL group exhibition at Walton Fine arts Knightsbridge, London running from 24th January- 15th February 2014 featuring artwork from Richard Zarzi, Robert Hilmersson and Elmo Hood.
Smile Britannia charity art auction at the Houses of Parliament, Winston Churchill portrait by Elmo Hood painted on a vintage WW2 flat auctioned off along side an original Banksy. Elmo's piece sells for £5400.00.
Elmo Hood’s Queen of Hearts Playing collage goes viral through Instagram gaining millions of shares and views. Image posted and retweeted by P Diddy, The Game, Adrian Greenier, Nicola Roberts, Meek Mill, Keyshia Cole, Jessica Lowndes and Example. Featured in US Glamour Magazine and The Daily Echo.
Urban In Ibiza - SONS OF WARHOL group show and live paint at Agro Turismo hotel Ibiza curated by London Westbank Gallery running from 1st August 2013 featuring a selection of work from the likes of Banksy, Fin Dac, Shepard Fair, Inkie, Snik, David Walker and Elmo Hood.
F*CK YOU CANCER at Montys bar Brick lane running from June 19th 2013 and curated by Ben Naz in aid of Cancer research. Featuring a selection of artwork from Ben Naz, Trust Icon, Cherie Strong, Terry Sue Patt, Lis-Art and Elmo Hood.
Elmo was commissioned to paint a series of murals for the Teenage Cancer Trusts new state of the art ward at Southampton General hospital opening on 17th December 2013 the themes for the pieces were decided by a group of young people that had recently undergone cancer treatment at the hospital.
THE NEW SCHOOL group exhibition at Graffik Gallery, Notting Hill, London running from 18th April-30th April 2013 featuring a selection of artwork from Trust Icon, Binty Bint, Jonny Arnold, Johnman and Elmo Hood.
THE URBAN ART SHOW group exhibition at Graffik Gallery, Notting Hill, London running from 2nd August -16th August 2012 featuring a selection of artwork from Banksy, Amar Stewart, Paul Insect, Schoony, Mr Brainwash and Elmo Hood.