Nigel Rose Artist Biography

Nigel Rose painter and artist

Nigel Rose painter and artist started in advertising at Leo Burnett in 1967. Nigel Rose painter and artist spent 8 years there, and then in 1975 he joined Collett Dickenson & Pearce.

Nigel spent the next 18 years at CDP becoming a member of the board and then was made their Head of Art in 1984. He created award winning campaigns for Mary Quant, Clark’s shoes, Wrangler jeans, Pretty Polly and Benson & Hedges.

In 1993 Nigel Rose artist and painter took up the position of Creative Director at TBWA where he created the now legendary ‘HELLO BOYS’ Wonderbra campaign for Playtex.

Two years later Nigel Rose left TBWA to partner the Executive Creative Director Mark Wnek at Euro RSCG as their Head of Art and Vice Chairman. Whilst there Nigel Rose helped to win back the Wonderbra account for Euro across Europe. Nigel Rose also won the Alberto Culver business for the agency and created a press campaign for Lovable bras, this was voted the best underwear campaign by the editorial team at Vogue. Nigel Rose also along with Mark created the award winning Peugeot 406 commercial “Thoughts” that in 1997 was voted the publics favourite car commercial. Jeremy Clarkson said “Never mind the car I’ll buy the ad”. Because of the success of Peugeot he then went on to be the UK Creative Director for Citroen for three and a half years and at the same time became the European Executive Creative director for Intel for five years. Nigel Nigel Rose artist and painter also created. The Abbey National campaign staring the then young comedian Alan Davis. Nigel more recently won the Matalan account for the agency creating four commercials for them and at the same time won and successfully relaunched Mateus Rosé. At the end of July 2006 Nigel left Euro and is now freelancing and has just written and completed a commercial for ad agency Ignito for Echo Falls wine (sales rose by 38% in the dreadfully wet summer of 2007) using a piece of music written by the Art of Noise.

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