Poly Studio / Jamie Lawson

Poly is a small, multi-disciplinary creative studio operating at the intersection of art and design, with an emphasis on unique and collaborative approaches. Jamie Lawson is a designer, visual artist, and musician based in Hamilton Ontario Canada, where he lives with his wife, illustrator Jacqui Oakley, their child, and their records.


Jamie has 20+ years of experience as a graphic designer, art director and illustrator, working within a variety of industries. Clients include: Disney / Yellow Shoes, O The Oprah Magazine, The Royal Botanical Gardens, Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits, Mosaic Press, The Art Gallery of Hamilton, McMaster Art Museum, Their + Curran Architects, St. Joesph’s Hospital, Hamilton YWCA and others.

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Interviews / Press

As Ver Sands with Jacqui Oakley:

Creative Playdate 


Creative Boom 


Creative South
with Jacqui Oakley
April 10-12, 2014, Columbus, GA

Sheridan College
January 24, 2020, Oakville, ON

Vermillion Sands

Jamie & Jacqui collaborate on design, illustration, and murals as Vermillion Sands.


Sistra is the moniker under which Jamie records and performs electronic music of a skronky, psychedelic, atmospheric nature.

Selected Art Exhibits

Drowned World
Solo Show as Ver Sands with Jacqui Oakley The Assembly, Hamilton, ON / Aug. 2017

DOS Show / Evergreen Brick Works
Toronto, ON / July 19, 2013

Fall Classic Art Show / Steam Whistle Brewery
Toronto, ON / Apr 3, 2013

Fall Classic Art Show / Smash Gallery
Toronto, ON / Oct 26, 2012