Approved: 18.12.2007

Jonathan Powell

Artist, Curator, Gallerist

Approved: 18.12.2007

Jonathan Powell is a Swansea based artist who works primarily in painting and drawing. He is also a director and curator of elysium gallery, Swansea that oversees local and international exhibitions which promote emerging and established artists. elysium gallery also provides studios for 100+ artists over three venues in Swansea City Centre.  Jonathan

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  • Location: Swansea, Wales
  • Activities: Curating, Events management, Fundraising, Studio practice, Studio management
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting
 
 

Biography

Jonathan Powell is a Swansea based artist who works primarily in painting and drawing. He is also a director and curator of elysium gallery, Swansea that oversees local and international exhibitions which promote emerging and established artists. elysium gallery also provides studios for 100+ artists over three venues in Swansea City Centre.  Jonathan is also the founder and continues to run the Beep Wales International Painting Prize.

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2005 - The Human Landscape, Exposure Gallery, Swansea Group exhibitions 2010 - Citizen, Dissent & Disorder - Utility & Construction, tactileBOSCH Gallery, Cardiff 2010 - Mock up Pop up, Outside Inside, Gallery A1, The Lighthouse, Edinburgh 2008 - New View - Contemporary painting in Wales, Mission Gallery, Swansea 2007 - Jonathan Powell & Patricia Nicholls 'Sleepwalking to extinction', Otter Gallery, Chichester 2006 - 21st Century Graduate show - a selection of promising recent graduates from around Britain, Shrewsbury Art Gallery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Curated projects 2011 - Sublinear: 5 Perspectives on Drawing, Elysium Gallery, Swansea 2010 - After the End...., Elysium Gallery, Swansea 2009 - Overview - Contemporary Painting, Elysium Gallery, Swansea 2005 - The Welsh Graduate Showcase (Exhibition reported by The Times as one of the top 5 exhibitions to visit in Britain), Exposure Gallery, Swansea Projects 2007 - - present:Director/Manager of Elysium Gallery and Studios, dedicated to promoting emerging artists from Wales and beyond, Elysium Gallery and Studios, 31 Cradock Street, Swansea, SA1 3EP Competitions, prizes and awards 2005 - Whittingham Riddle 'Future Landscapes' exhibition award winner, Shrewsbury Art Gallery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 2004 - New Art and Design winner, Exposure Gallery, Swansea