Jessie BrennanArtist, Lecturer / academic
Jessie Brennan's practice lies between drawing and participation, informed by the social history of places, and by a direct engagement with the individuals who occupy them. Central to her work is the exchange of local knowledge and personal experiences, memories, folklore and myths between herself and the people within a particular place, situation or context. The information gathered from read full statement
|Activities||Higher education, Practice-based research, Residencies, Learning programmes, Participatory projects|
|Artforms / type of project||Drawing, Film & Video, Participatory, Performance, Printmaking|
News & Events
Contemporary Talents 2012
04/10/2014 – 28/12/2014
Fondation François Schneider, F-68700 Wattwiller, France
Jessie Brennan’s work The Cut, which won Contemporary Talents 2012 (Drawing Category) will feature in a group exhibition of prizewinners' work curated by Viktoria von der Brüggen.
HS Projects commission
Jessie Brennan has been invited by HS Projects to conceive a work and exhibition in 2015 with local people in London that resonates with her interests in the city’s changing urban environment.
Amsterdam Drawing 2014
18/09/2014 – 21/09/2014
Amsterdam Drawing, NDSM-werf, Amsterdam-Noord, Netherlands
Jessie Brennan will show new work at Amsterdam Drawing with Marian Cramer Projects, Netherlands. Amsterdam Drawing is from 18 - 21 September 2014 and located at NDSM-werf, Amsterdam-Noord.
01/09/2014 – 24/09/2014
Various locations across the city of Peterborough
Jessie Brennan is one of 10 artists commissioned by Metal as part of Arts Fest in Peterborough. MetalBillboard will run across billboards in Peterborough from 1 - 24 September 2014.
06/06/2014 – 07/09/2014
THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM 40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
Progress brings together four contemporary responses to William Hogarth’s moral tale, A Rake’s Progress, by David Hockney, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Grayson Perry and Jessie Brennan.