Approved: 16.08.2006

Dilys Jackson

Artist, Curator, Lecturer / academic

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
I work with the forms of body, plant and land and with opposing tensions in form, size, materials and processes. I work in series relating to conformities and conflict, construction, destruction, agreements and reciprocal processes.Influences
Aesthetic/formal concerns. Landscape of rock forms and water. The human figure and ancient carvings and objects.Career path
After qualifying from

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  • Location: Cardiff, Wales
  • Activities: Lecturing, Residencies, Workshops, Disability arts, Collection
  • Categories: Drawing, Mixed Media, Public Art, Sculpture
 

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    Biography

    Concepts I work with the forms of body, plant and land and with opposing tensions in form, size, materials and processes. I work in series relating to conformities and conflict, construction, destruction, agreements and reciprocal processes.Influences Aesthetic/formal concerns. Landscape of rock forms and water. The human figure and ancient carvings and objects.Career path After qualifying from the Slade School and Swansea College of Art I taught and qualified at BA Psychology (Open University) and MA Fine Art at Cardiff. I was awarded an Arts Council of Wales Masterclass at a foundry and a Leighton Fellowship at Banff Center for the Arts, Canada. I worked as Environmental Arts Manager at Groundwork Bridgend. I now work freelance. I am an Associate of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.

    CV & Education

    Selected Solo exhibitions 2014 Metal Matters, Cyfarthfa Castle Gallery, 2003 - Valley, Y Bont Gallery, Glamorgan University, Pontypridd 2003 - Watercourse, New Hall, Cambridge 1997 - Creative Interiors, Wales 1995 - Rock and Water, St David's Hall, Cardiff 1989 - REMWAS, Old Library Gallery, Cardiff.  Selected Group exhibitions 2014 -  56 Group Wales, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran, 2013 ISEA Exhibition USA, Welsh Group Rhyll,  2009/10/11/12/13, Iron MAidens, Llantarnam Grange, Cwmbran, Denbigh Library Gallery, St Catherine University, St Paul, St John University, Minnesota and Tour, 2004 - Opening Exhibition, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff 2004 - Royal West of England Academy Autumn Exhibition, Bristol 2004 - Sculpture Cymru, Sculteurs Bretagne and Associaio de Escultors de Catalunya, Terrasa Gallery and Salvador Dali Museum, Barcelona 2004 - Sculptureworks, Margam Park, Wales 2004 - Winter, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden 2003 - Celtic Exchanges, Pontardawe Arts Centre, Pontardawe 2003 - Gross Innovations, Beverley Arts Centre, Chicago, USA 2003 - Parameters, The Welsh Group, Tallesin Arts Centre and touring 2002 - Butetown Artists, Bay Art Gallery, Cardiff 2001 - Ways of Seeing, Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff 2000 - Terra Incognita, Images of Australia, University of Wales and touring 1999 - Beyond Nature, Washington Gallery, Cardiff 1999 - Quarry Landscapes, Sharing Visions, The Concourse Gallery, London 1999 - Womens Art Festival Open, St Davids Hall, Cardiff 1998 - Artists for the Environment, National Eisteddfod of Wales 1998 - Artists in Arms, Cardiff; London 1998 - Wall Works, Cowbridge, Wales 1998 - Whitechapel Open, Carpenters Road, London 1998 - Womens Arts Festival Open, Washington Gallery, Wales 1997 - Arts Council of Wales Residency Artists, St Davids Hall, Cardiff