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© 2017 JWM Artist  /  jason@jwmartist.co.uk

Jason's complete CV

Personal Statement:

 

My work details my life as a disabled person, through theatrical self-portraits, made on a daily basis, which reflect aspects of my personality, memory & my illness & my disability; using an ipad & oil paints to create original paintings.

 

 

Education:

 

PGCE (Post-16) Teaching Certificate – Sep 94-Jul 96 – Huddersfield University

B.A.(Hons) Fine Art Degree – Cardiff Institute of HE –            Sep 1988 – Jul 1992

Foundation Art & Design Diploma – Wakefield College – Sep 1988 – Jul 1989

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

Jason & The Argonauts – Peoples History Museum, Manchester – Jul-Sep 2019

The Tolpuddle Martyrs Remixed – Shire Hall Courthouse Museum – Mar-Jun 2019-07-02

Unexpected Engagement  - 20-21 Visual Arts Centre – 16 June – 6 Oct ‘18

Unexpected Engagement – Artlink Hull – 12 Jan – 6 April ‘18

 

Exhibitions:

 

Power: The Politics of Disability – SHAPE Arts Open 2017 – Ecology Pavillion, London – Jan ‘17

The Good, The Bad & The Beautiful: 3D Printing – National Centre for Craft & Design – Jan-Apr ‘17

This is My Life – Skegness Embassy Theatre – Jul-Sep ‘16

My Life (SHAPE OPEN 2016) - Yinka Shonibare Guest Space, Hackney, London – Jan 2016

ILHAM Exhibition – Museum of Islamic Art – Doha, Qatar Mar ‘15

Newcastle ‘Pop up’ Gallery – Newcastle & Gateshead – August 2014

The Gatekeeper Within – Embassy Theatre, Skegness – June 2013

SHAPE Arts – Westfield Gallery London – August 2014

SHAPE Arts – Chocolate Factory – November 2013

SHAPE Liberty Festival – London – September 2013

Cork Street Open Exhibition 2013 – Cork Street Gallery, London – August 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – May 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Mar 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Jan 2013

SO Festival – Skegness Embassy Theatre – July – September 2013

ARC Exhibition – Usher Gallery, Lincoln – May 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Nov 2012

Cork Street Open Exhibition 2012 – Cork Street Gallery, London - August 2012

Nominet Trust Street Gallery - Wecomminc8 – Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Liverpool – Jul-Oct 2012

Re-Engage - National Centre for Craft & Design – Jul-Sep 2012

Culture Cloud 2012 – Nottingham Art Exchange – Nottingham – Jul-Sep 2012

Shape Arts Exhibition – Portobello Gallery, London – March 2012

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Nov 2011

Art wave Gallery – Lewes – August 2011

Cork Street Open Exhibition 2011 – Cork Street Gallery, London– August 2011

I Love Leeds Art Festival – Greasy Spoon Residency - Noo Cafe Armley – June 2011

Autodesk Digital Canvas – San Francisco, USA – May 2011

In Vitro Gallery – Lincoln – April 2011

 

Public Art/Commissions

 

A Totem for Hull Sculpture – Arts Council England – University of Hull Jul 2019

Corby Totems Sculpture – Arts Council England – Sept ‘18

Brave Boy Billy interactive AR sculpture – Global Disability Innovation Hub – July ‘17

I am a Beautiful Machinary of Joy – James Dyson Foundation and University College London – July ‘17

Marking DDA – Walsall Art Gallery – Mar 2016

Tolpuddle Martyrs Banner – Exhibited throughout 2016 at TUC HQ, London

Tolpuddle Martyrs Banner – Gifted by Parliament to Shire Hall Museum, Dorset – Jan 2016

DDA Banner – Gifted by Parliament to Shire Hall Museum, Dorset – Jan 2016

DDA Banner – Google HQ, London – November 2016

Radiating Signals Magna Carta Banners – Lincoln Castle – Jun 2015

ILHAM ‘Portrait of the Other Western Gentlemen Looking East’ Museum of Islamic Art – Doha, Qatar – Mar ‘15

2015 Parliament in the Making ‘The Beginnings of that Freedome’ 2 Banners – House of Parliament Jan ’15 – Dec ‘15

Take One Picture – National Gallery, London – Jun 2015

Not too Shoddy – Digital Installation –  Ossett, West Yorkshire - March 2014

Zygote Festival – Digital Installation – Sleaford, Lincolnshire - October 2013

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats RLFC  100 Metre Mural – WTWCT Artist in Residence – Sep 12-Sep13

 

Live Performances / Events

 

V&A Friday Late - Victoria and Albert Museum – June ‘18

Ghosts in the Machine – Tate Exchange / Tate Modern – March ‘18

Global Disability Innovation Hub Summit – 13 July ‘17

National Paralympic Day – Olympic Park, London – Sep ‘16

Winter Gardens – Canary Wharf London – October 2014

Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art – Newcastle September 2013

MobileHCI 2013 – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Munich Germany – August 2013

Northumbria University Culture Lab – Newcastle – March 2013

 

Lecturing/Placements:

 

The Art House Residency – The Art House – November 2011

Curriculum Manager for Art, Media, Performing Arts & Music – Sep 2003-Sep2006

Wakefield College/Rutland Arts Mills – Lecture/Studio Practice Nov 1995

Head of Creative Skills – City College Manchester – Mar 1995–Sep 2003

Leeds College of Art & Design – Lecture Oct 1995

Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, North Wales – Lecture Oct 1995

 

Residencies

 

A Totem for Hull – Arts Council England – Jan-Jul 2019

Corby Totems – Arts Council England – Jan – Nov ‘18

Squarepeg Artlink Hull – Artist Residency – Hull City of Culture 2017

The Guinea Pig Club – Residency at Rauceby – April-May 2017

What a Load of Cobblers – Residency in Northamptonshire – Jan-Apr ‘17

Made in Corby – Working with Community of Corby – Aug-Dec 2016

Dreams of iCalverton – Calverton, Nottinghamshire – May-July 2016

Marking the DDA – One Voice/Walsall Art Gallery – Nov ’15 – Apr ‘16

West Berkshire Library Arts Festival 2016 – West Berkshire Libraries – Feb 2016

Even Coal Shimmers at Night – Barnsley Town Hall – Jun – Nov 2015

Sleaford Remembers WW1 Digital Artist in Residency Project – National Centre for Craft & Design – Sep - Nov 2014

Northern House School Oxford – Artist in Residency – April 2014

SHAPE Arts/Legacy List – Westfield Stratford Gallery, London – Sep – Oct 2014

Not too Shoddy – Education Ossett Community Trust Artist in Residence – Jan ’14 – March ’14

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Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust – Arts Council England funded – Sep 12-Sep 13

ARC Art Workshops – Usher Gallery, Lincoln – Mar-Jul 2013

National Centre for Craft & Design – ‘What if…’ Artist in Residence – Jul 2012-Mar 2013

 

Talks

 

People, Place, Power - Creative People and Places Conference – June ‘18

How I came to Embrace the Pixal  - University College London – Feb ‘18

Embracing the Pixal - Global Disability Innovation Hub Summit – July ‘17

Exploring Artist Residencies – Salford University – Feb 2016

DDA/Tolpuddle Martyrs Banners – House of Parliament, London – Jan 2015

SHAPE Arts Gallery – Stratford Westfield Gallery, London – Sep 2014

Art Wave Gallery – Lewes – July 2011

Pecha Kucha – Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield – Nov 2011

Pecha Kucha – National Centre for Craft & Design – Oct 2011

 

Awards

 

Culture Cloud 2012 finalist – Nottingham Art Exchange – Jul 2012

Cork Street Gallery Open Exhibition – Professional Award – Jul 2012

Jerwood Community Arts Awards Winner 2003

 

Research

 

Celebrating the Pixel – Art Council England funded R&D Project – Sep ’16-April ‘17

Northumbria University, Culture Lab – ‘Digital Originals’ http://digital-originals.com/projects/bluejayway/

 

Publications about the artist:

 

Briggs J. and Blythe M., ‘Post Anxiety Art: Economies and cultures of digital