Approved: 01.02.2011

Jayne Lawless

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Approved: 01.02.2011

I make installations, drawings and sculpture using a wide variety of materials. There are two approaches running throughout my entire practice to date: a sense of political and social realism entwined with a surreal 'Narnia-esque' escapism. Such seemingly opposing ideologies have resulted in works that have a poetic dreamlike but gritty quality shaped by contrast.

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  • Location: Liverpool, North West
 

Biography

I make installations, drawings and sculpture using a wide variety of materials. There are two approaches running throughout my entire practice to date: a sense of political and social realism entwined with a surreal 'Narnia-esque' escapism. Such seemingly opposing ideologies have resulted in works that have a poetic dreamlike but gritty quality shaped by contrast.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2011 - MFA, Bath Spa University, Bath, Somerset. UK Solo exhibitions 2009 - Solo, Cyprus College of Art, Lemba, Cyprus 2005 - Labour to Lush @ The Room Upstairs, Wolsey Art Gallery, Suffolk Group exhibitions 2011 - Flout, Axis Art Centre, Crewe 2011 - Liverpool Now Part One, Mello Mello Bohemia Space, Liverpool 2010 - Wrong Love, The A Foundation, Liverpool, UK 2008 - Liverpool Art Prize 2008, Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool, UK 2005 - Service Not Included, The Adi Gallery, London, UK. Residencies 2012 - Artist in Residence, The Bridge Guard, Sturovo, Slovakia - www.bridgeguard.org/en/ 2007 - Artist in Residence, The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, Suffolk. UK Public commissions 2012 - The Man on the Hill, Leeds Art Gallery and Grassington Festival 2012, Yorkshire Projects 2011 - L5-6QW, touring - ongoing, current - Gwealod-y-Garth, South Wales Competitions, prizes and awards 2011 - Student Ambassador Award to assist at Venice Biennale, ArtSways New Forrest Pavilion , Palazzo Zenobia, Venice 2007 - Arts Council Funding of £5,000 granted for 'Tunnel' project, The New Wolsey Theatre, Suffolk 2007 - Local Government Grants of £5,000 for 'Tunnel' project, The New Wolsey Theatre, Suffolk