James Wright

James Wright

 

Born 1979 Nottingham, England

Lives and works in UK

 

 

Education

 

2005–2007            Royal College of Art, MA: Painting

2003–2004            Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, PGCE

1998–2001            Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Fine Art

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2010            Memento Mori, Gloucester Cathedral

2009            As It Was In The Beginning, Gloucester Cathedral

2008            The Nuns’ Lobby, One in the Other, London

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2014            Secret Postcard Auction, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2013            The Derwent Art Prize, London and tour

2013            What Are You Doing, Drawing?  Nile Sunset Annex, Cairo

2012            Collectible, Zeitgiest Arts Projects, London

2010            Deptford X, The Core Gallery, London

2009            Contemporary Drawing, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

2009            The Persecution, One in the Other, London

2008            Anticipation, Selfridges, London

2008            Jerwood Contemporary Painters, London and tour

2008            Drawing Breath, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol and tour

2007            Zoo Art Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2007            The Great Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London

2007            Summer Exhibition 2007, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2007            Republic,L’EST, London

2007            Droppings, The Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London

2006            Spent, Three Colts Gallery, London.

2006            Pairs, The Drawing Gallery, London

2006            RCA Secret, The Royal College of Art, London

2006            Interim Show, The Royal College of Art, London

2006            Seeking Tacit Utopias, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2006            The Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and tour

2006            Pleasure Yourself, Royal College of Art, London

2006            Drawing Inspiration, Abott Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

 

Awards and Residencies

 

2009            Artist in Residence, Gloucester Cathedral

2008            Prizewinner, Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2008

2006            Prizewinner, Jerwood Drawing Prize 2006

 

Publications

 

2010            Memento Mori, Artist Catalogue

2008            Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2008, exhibition catalogue.

2006            The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2006, exhibition catalogue.

2006            Drawing Inspiration, Deanna Petherbridge, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal: Lakeland Art Trust (exhibition catalogue)

 

Articles

 

2009            Barnes, Freire, Bon Bon, Bon International, Spring/Summer 09, p 32

2008            Dougary, Ginny, Saatchi after Saatchi: Anticipation Highlights, The Times Magazine, 26 July, p 24

2007            Reynols, Nigel, Conceptualism ‘Runs out of Puff’, Telegraph Newspaper,27 June

2007            Sumpter, Helen, Best in show, Time Out London, 13 – 19 June, No.  1921, p 46

2007            Lutyens, Dominic, The Graduates, Evening Standard Magazine, 1 June, pp 42 – 44.

2006            Burrows, Wayne, Art Review: Seeking Tacit Utopias, Metro Newspaper, 2 November, p 25

 

Collections

 

Zabludowicz Collection, London

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Royal College of Art, London

Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham