Vanessa Jackson CV

Vanessa Jackson
Born 1953, Peaslake, England.
Studied
1971 - 1975 St Martin's School of Art.
1975 - 1978 Royal College of Art.
One Person Exhibitions
2017 A Light Here, Tintype Gallery, Window Painting.
2014 Rough Cut and Faceted, Marcelle Joseph Projects
2013 North House Gallery, Paintings and Prints, Manningtree.
2012 Studio 1.1 Gallery. 30 Day OlympiAINT.
2008 Vertigo in Three Parts, Wall Painting, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.
2010 Throwing Shapes, Wall Painting, CPG Café Gallery Southwark Park.
2006 Short Circuit since '79, survey show, Poussin Gallery, London.
2005 Studio1.1.Gallery, London.
2005 Keith Talent Gallery, London.
2003 Art Inc, Chelsea, NYC.
2002 InsideSpace Gallery, London.
1999 North House Gallery, Manningtree.
1994 The Eagle Gallery, London.
1992 Goodsway Gallery (Cubitt), London.
1990 The Winchester Gallery, Winchester.
1986 Gotham Book-Mart Gallery, New York.
1984 Vortex Gallery, London.
1981 AIR Gallery, London.
1978 Cottisloe Theatre, National Theatre, London.
Two Person Exhibitions
2004 Tunnel Gallery, Tonbridge, with John Dougill.
1997 Harriet Green Gallery, London, with John Crossley.
1986 Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, with Hamish McLennan.
Group Exhibitions (Selected)
2017 RA Summer Exhibition
2017 Plan Unplan, Stephen Lawernce Gallery Greenwich curated by outside architecture.org
2017 Last Picture Show, curated by Danny Rolph. 532 Gallery, Thomas Jaeckel, NYC
2017 Women Artists in Conversation - with Gluck, Fine Art Society
2017 Surface Cutting curated by Eileen Cooper, Royal Academy of Arts
2016 Spore curated by Tom Owen and Grant Foster, Kennington Residency
2016 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2015 Infero, at Lloyds Club
2015 - 2016 Simply Painting, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, curated by Jim Mooney (touring to Thurso Art Gallery & The Peacock Arts Centre, Aberdeen)
2015 Distressed Geometry, Baden Kunstraum/Zurich, Switzerland
2015 O-N-T-O-L-O-G-Y ARTHOUSE1, London with Celia Cook and Brandon Taylor (with Sonia Delauney and Sol Le Witt)
2015 Royal Academy Summer Show 2015, invited by Michael Craig-Martin, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2014 Abstract Geometry, Rook & Raven Gallery, with Vanessa Hodgkinson and Rupert Newman
2014 The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2013 2Q13, Women Artists, Women Collectors, Lloyds Club, curated by Marcelle Joseph Projects.
2013 The Perfect Death/Horizons, Lion and Lamb Gallery, organised by Phill Allen and VJ.
2013 AMERIKA, What America means to non Americans, Camberwell Space, curated by Alasdair Duncan.
2013 "Even Clouds..." Studio 1.1.
2013 The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2012 Ha Ha What Does This Represent, Standpoint Gallery, curated by Katrina Blannin and Francesca Simon, catalogue with essay by David Ryan.
2012 The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2011 Zig Zag curated by Katrina Blannin, Charlie Dutton Gallery.
2011 The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2010 "Throwing Shapes" curated by Rebecca Geldard, Coleman Gallery, London.
2010 The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2009 The Royal Academy Summer Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2008 Geometry and Colour, Poussin Gallery.
2007 Abstract Continuous, Studio 1.1.
2006 Grotto, Studio 1.1 Gallery.
2006 Poussin Gallery, Gallery Artists.
2005 - 2006 The Spiral of Time, APT Gallery, London and Open Hand Open Space, Reading. Curated by Rosa Lee and David Leapman.
2005 This Show is Ribbed for Her Pleasure, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC.
2004 Plan B. Studio 1.1 Gallery, Drawings, Curated by Max Mason.
2004 Zoo Art Fair, represented by Keith Talent Gallery.
2004 24 x 30, Keith Talent Gallery, London. Curated by Danny Rolph.
2003 Shelf - Life, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London, with Phylida Barlow, Tina Keane and Nick Stewart.
2002 - 2003 Miniatures, Raid Project Space, LA, Kyubidou Gallery Tokyo.
2002 K3 Project Space, Zurich.
2001 Warped. Inside Space Gallery. London.
2001 British Abstract Painting 2001, Flowers East.
2001 Warped. Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham and touring.
2000 Discipline.Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates.
2000 Artists Choice, Flowers East, London.
1998 Eliminate the Negative, Gasworks Gallery, London. (Curated by V.J)
1998 Braziers International Workshop Exhibition.
1998 Absolut Secret. Gulbenkian Gallery, RCA.
1997 Off the Peg, Rack Gallery. London.
1997 Three British Painters. Arkitekt Skole, Bergen, Norway.
1997 Looking Out to Sea. Southern Arts Touring Exhibition.
1997 Absolut Secret. Gulbenkian Gallery.RCA,London.
1996 The Thinking Eye.Gallery 7, Hong Kong.Painting Faculty of the RCA.
1996 Sad.Gasworks, London
1996 Absolut Secret. Gulbenkian Gallery,RCA,London.
1995 Vino Veritas.The British School at Rome
1995 Mostra.The British School at Rome
1995 The Question of Scale.Winchester Gallery and Arnolfini, Bristol. Curated by Vanessa Jackson & Rebecca Fortnum.
1995 Southwark Open, South London Gallery.
1995 Absolut Secret.Gulbenkian Gallery, RCA, London.
1994 Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London.
1994 Lead and Follow, the Continuity of Abstraction. Atlantis Gallery, London and touring; Bede Gallery and Plymouth Museum.
1994 Dad.Gasworks, London.
1994 Absolut Secret.Gulbenkian Gallery,RCA,London.
1993 Alresford Gallery, Hampshire. (3 person)
1993 John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 18. ( Prizewinner)
1993 The Rose, the Thistle and the Daffodil.Galerie Christel Fahrenhorst, Hameln. Germany.(4 British artists)
1992 Women's Art at New Hall.New Hall, Cambridge.
1992 Ambit Artists, Smith Gallery, London.
1992 The Old Sarson's Vinegar Factory, London.
1992 Thapong International Exhibition at the National Museum and Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana.
1990 - 1995 3 Ways. organised by RCA and British Council to Russia, Poland and Hungary. Zimbabwe,Zambia and Southern Africa.
1989 The Spiritual Dimension.Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery.
1989 Painters from Winchester.Winchester Gallery
1988 The Presence of Painting. Mappin Gallery, Sheffield. Icon Gallery,Birmingham. Hatton Gallery, Newcastle.
1988 Contemporary Arts Society, Smith Gallery, London.
1987 On a Plate.Exhibition for War On Want, Serpentine Gallery, London and James Hockey Gallery, Farnham.
1987 Artists who studied with Peter de Francia, Camden Arts Centre.
1986 The Drawing Centre, Green Street, New York.
1986 Retrospective II, The Vortex Gallery, London.
1986 Ambit Literary Magazine Exhibition, The Poetry Society,London.
1986 RCA Exhibition, Smiths Gallery, London.
1985 Ambit Literary Magazine Exhibition, Royal Festival Hall, London.
1985 Three Painters. Swiss Cottage, London.
1985 Thirty London Painters. Royal Academy, London.
1984 Wells Centre, Norfolk.
1983 Industrial Sponsors, The Stock Exchange,London.
1983 Preston Polytechnic, Drawing Exhibition.
1983 Michael Parkin Gallery,Summer Exhibition London.
1983 Diversities.Belfast Polytechnic Gallery.
1982 Hayward Annual, Drawing Exhibition, London.
1982 Seven Artists. Newcastle Polytechnic.
1980 Birmingham City Museum, Drawing Show.
1980 Brunel University (3 artists), London.
1980 The Fellows' Show. Winchester Gallery (3 person)
1978 Zeus Hermes Gallery, London.
1976 New Contemporaries, London
1975 New Contemporaries, London
1974 John Moores IX, Liverpool.
1974 Stowells Trophy, London
1974 New Contemporaries, London
Publications
2015 Document No.14, A Fountainwell Press Publication
2014 Off The Wall - Wall Paintings by Vanessa Jackson, text by Rebecca Geldard designed and published by Pavilionary Press. 48pp book on Cyclus offset paper & Conqueror Laid, with grey-board cover, printed by Calverts Co-op, London
2011 Painting; Documents of Contemporary Art, published by Whitechapel and MIT, edited by Terry Myers
2007 Contemporary British Women Artists, in their own words. Interviewed and Edited by Rebecca Fortnum. I.B. Taurus
2006 Ambit Books. 4 Cover designs for poetry series; ‘Here from Elsewhere’
2005 Miser and Now, Issue 5, Pleasure. "Midnight in Genoa".p. 72 - 74.
2000 Images of Thought. Edited by Yve Lomax. Salvo 006. RCA."Slow Painting". p.41 - 47.
1994 A Secret Language, poems by James Laughlin with woodcuts by Vanessa Jackson, Cast Iron Press. ISBN. 1898761019.
1986 The House of Light and Tabellae, Poems by James Laughlin with woodcuts by Vanessa Jackson,Grenfell Press NYC
1980 Artwork in Ambit Literary Magazine, No’s 95,100,109,118,130,150,200.
Public And Private Collections
Imperial College, London.
Eastern Arts Association.
T.I. Group Collection.
Prudential Insurance, USA.
J.Paul Getty Museum, USA.
New Directions Publishing House, USA.
Hampshire County Council.
The Women's Art Collection, New Hall, Cambridge.
The National Museum and Arts Gallery, Botswana.
Royal College of Art Collection
Awards/Grants
1995 Edwin Austin Abbey Award, British School at Rome.
1994 John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 18 - Prizewinner.
1991 Yaddo Fellowship.USA.
1992 Thapong International Artists' Workshop, Botswana - BritishCouncil Travel Award.
1986 National Endowment Award for the Visual Arts, USA.
1985 Yaddo Fellowship,USA.
1978 John Minton Travel Award, RCA.
1978 Imperial College Purchase Award.
Commissions
Paintings commissioned for Feature Film Production.
2007 The Other Man, directed by Richard Eyres
2004 Bridget Jones, On the Edge of Reason.
2000 Bridget Jones Diary. BJD productions.
2000 Killing Me Softly. The Montecito Picture Co.Ltd.
1989 Zastrozzi,1988.Channel 4.The Rachel Papers, 1989 United Artists.
1988 Parker,Directed Jim Goddard,1986 Zenith Films.
1987 Stormy Monday, Directed Michael Figgis, 1987 Atlantic Films.
1986 The House. Moving Picture Company.
2006 "Here from Elsewhere", Ambit Books, Cover designs for poetry series.
1987 Hampshire County Council County Architects: Two murals for CC Restaurant (with Winchester School of Art)
1986 Manchester Press Book Cover; commission for KM Newall. Esperanto Poetry.
Citations And Reviews
2016 Highland News - Simply Painting
2015 Traction Magazine - Ontology Exhibition
2015 Evening Standard, 4th June, 2015. RA Summer Exhibtion, 2015, Ben Luke.
2010 Painting Space, on Throwing Shapes
2006 The Independent 4th November 2006. Five Best London Shows. By Tom Lubbock, Poussin Gallery exhibition
2006 The Independent 6th November 2006 Five Best London Shows. With Image. By Tom Lubbock on Poussin Gallery
2006 Contemporary Magazine 2005, no 75. Feature page, “Adventures in Flatland.Richard Dyer.
2004 Miser & Now, Issue 4. Eightysix Occurrences. Image, p. 43.
2003 Time Out, Sarah Kent, (Nov) Shelf - Life, with image.
2001 Contemporary Visual Arts 34. Brendan Fletcher review, Warped.
2001 The Guardian. Critics Choice, Robert Clarke review, Warped.
1993 The Independent on Sunday - review of John Moores Exhibition18 by John McEwan, with image.
1993 Channel 4 News - review of John Moores Exhibition, interviewedin studio by Nicholas Glass.
1992 Womens Art Journal No 47 - Review by Rebecca Fortnum.
1981 Time Out - Air Gallery Exhibition reviewed by Monica Petzal.
1981 Art and Artists - Air Gallery Exhibition reviewed by FrancisSpalding.
1980 Artscribe - review by Adrian Searle of Three FellowsExhibition, with Gareth Williams and Lee Grandjean at Winchester Gallery
1976 Artscribe Magazine . No. 2, review of New Contemporaries with image.
Catalogues
2015 Simply Painting, texts by Jim Mooney, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery
2012 Ha Ha What Does This Represent? Standpoint Gallery curated by Katrina Blannin &Francesca Simon.
2006 Short Circuit Since '79. Poussin Gallery. Essay by John Tagg
2002 - 2003 Miniatures, Raid Project, LA.
2001 British Abstract Painting 2001, Flowers East.
2001 Warped. Angel Row, Nottingham. Essay by Terry Myers
2000 T.I. Group Collection.
2000 Encounters, Sharjah Museum, Dubai.
1997 Looking Out To Sea Southern Arts Touring.
1996 The Thinking Eye Gallery 7. Hong Kong.
1995 The Question of Scale, curated by Vanessa Jackson and Rebecca Fortnum.
1993 John Moores, Liverpool 18
1994 Lead and Follow, the Continuity of Abstraction
1992 Womens Art at New Hall, Cambridge
1990 Three Ways, British Council/RCA.
1990 Winchester Gallery; One Person Show. Essay by John Gillett.
1989 The Spiritual Dimension, Peterborough Museum
1988 The Presence in Painting, Mappin Gallery.
1985 Thirty London Artists, at the Royal Academy.
1982 Hayward Annual, London
1981 Artists in Camden - Camden Arts Centre in conjunction with the Air Gallery.
Public Lectures
2014 Curvature and Common Sense - The David Lean Foundation Annual Lecture for The Royal Academy of Arts School
2010 Inaugural Sandra Blow Lecture for Central St Martins." Stolen and Contaminated"
2006 Serpentine Gallery, on Ellsworth Kelly.
2000 Serpentine Gallery, on Brice Marden.
2000 Whitechapel Gallery, on Francesco Toledo.
1998 Traces. Drawing Centre Symposium. Royal College of Art.
1998 Gasworks, London, on Eliminate the Negative exhibition.
1997 Tate Gallery, London.On Drawing with Christopher le Brun.
1995 Arnolfini, Bristol.On The Question of ScaleExhibition.
1994 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. John Moores.
1994 Camden Arts Centre, on Patrick Heron.
1994 The Tate, St Ives, on Patrick Heron.
1993 Serpentine Gallery, on Agnes Martin.
1990 Serpentine Gallery, on Bert Irvin.
Consultancy
2016 Marmite Prize Judge
2013 Chair of the Edwin Austen Abbey Council
2010 Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Selection panel with Paul Huxley/Callum
2006 Patron for Braziers International Artists Workshop.
2002 - 2006 Trustee, City and Guilds of London Art School.
1998 Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles.
1995 - 2006 Braziers International Artists Workshop, Chair of Advisory Group.
1996 - 2013 Edwin Austin Abbey Council Member
1996 - 1999 Arts Council of England, Visual Arts, Education and Training Advisory Panel.
1994 Selector for Cohn and Wolff Student Fine Art Award. Central-St Martins College of Art. with Andrew Graham-Dixon.
1993 Selector for Shave Farm International Triangle Workshop.
1993 British Judge for the Zimbabwe National Heritage Exhibition.
1993 British Council and B.A.T. sponsoredWorkshops for Artists - Harare & Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
1989 - 1990 Director of the New Contemporaries.
Conferences/Symposia
2014 Taking up Space: Women Only Shows, chaired by Rose Gibbs for the Fawcett Group
2009 University of the Arts London, Chair of 'The Processes of Painting' Symposium
2007 Approaches to Abstraction, chaired by Artist in Residence Marta Marce with DJ Simpson. Camden Arts Centre.
2006 "Saudade".Exhibition Panel Discussion with Jude Kelly and Nigel Rolf. Highbury Studios Gallery.Curated by Sarah Dwyer.
2006 The Art of Laura Owens, Camden Arts Centre, Panel member with Danny Rolph and Ansel Krut. Chair, Sacha Craddock.
2004 Braziers International Artists Workshop and Symposium.
1999 Colloquem on Art and Education. Ecole Cantonale d'Art du Valais, Switzerland.
1995 Code of Practice National Association of Artists. ConferencePanel Member. Tate Gallery.
1994 British Painting Symposium Panel Member with Basil Beattie,Jeffrey Dennis, Jane Harris, Patrick Heron, chaired by Mel Gooding.Camden Arts Centre.AudioArts Publication.Vol.14.No3
1994 BT New Contemporaries Exhibition Symposium, Panel Member.Camden Arts Centre.
1989 - 1990 Chaired Conference Panel on the New Contemporaries at the ICA with Sacha Craddock and Jon Thompson.
1989 Art and Music; Panel Member and Lecturer for the Presence of Painting Exhibition at Mappin Art Gallery. Sheffield.
Employment
1971 - 1979 Editorial Assistant, Ambit Literary Magazine.( part - time)
1974 - 1975 President of the New Contemporaries (voluntary)
1979 - 1987 Senior Lecturer, Fine Art. Painting (.5), Winchester School of Art.
1988 - 1997 Head of Painting, Winchester School of Art.
1993 - 2007 MA and Research Tutor at Royal College of Art
1998 - 2013 Senior Tutor at the Royal Academy Schools
Part-Time – Lecturing
1978 - 1979 Byam Shaw, Foundation Dept.
1978 - 1981 Birmingham Polytechnic.
1979 - 1980 Winchester School of Art.
1980 - 1988 Winchester School of Art ( .5)
1983 - 1985 North East London Polytechnic.
1983 - 1998 Central and Central-St Martins College of Art.
1997 - 1998 Central - St Martins College of Art.
1998 - 1999 Camberwell School of Art.
Visiting Lecturing BA, Since 1978
University of Northumbria, Newcastle
Canterbury College of Art, Kent Institute
Ruskin School of Drawing
Cheltenham College of Art
Hull College of Art
Farnham College of Art
Sheffield Hallam University
Preston Polytechnic
ENSBA Ecole Nationale Superiere de Beaux Arts, Paris
Rouen Ecole des Beaux Arts
Visiting Lecturing MA, Since 1980
Goldsmiths College
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
Reading University
Chelsea School of Art
The Slade, University of London
Manchester Polytechnic / Metropolitan University
Royal College of Art
Winchester, European Fine Art.MA.Barcelona
Royal Academy Schools

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