Approved: 21.02.2018

Amanda Jobson

Artist, Community worker, Film-maker, Maker, Project manager, Researcher

Approved: 21.02.2018

Jobson uses photography and video in her practice exploring the edges between landscape and our own memories. Sharing universal perspectives, themes, research, notetaking, walking journeys in nature. Her ongoing practice usually begins with the focus of place, the habitat of people through the investigative nature of landscape. Our own journeys are interconnected to our sense of place they make us who we are.  Our true selves are being challenged with the ongoing social, economic and environmental changes in front of us.

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    Artist Statement

    Jobson uses photography and video in her practice exploring the edges between landscape and our own memories. Sharing universal perspectives, themes, research, notetaking, walking journeys in nature. Her ongoing practice usually begins with the focus of place, the habitat of people through the investigative nature of landscape. Our own journeys are interconnected to our sense of place they make us who we are.  Our true selves are being challenged with the ongoing social, economic and environmental changes in front of us.

     

    CV & Education

    C.V: Amanda Jobson
    B: London 1963

    Lives & works Hastings, UK.

    www.amandajobson.co.uk
    Archive: www.amandajobson.co.uk

    Insta: @amanda_jobson

    New Book: The Cuckoo Trail, published by Silverhill Press available, 2020

    December: The Lighthouse Keeper, with my photographs on the Downs, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, Sussex

    September 'Confluence', AT Safehouse 1 & 2 in Peckham, London.

    September If We Were Houses artists talk, Blue Monkey Event, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne.

    September People & Place, The Observer Building, Cambridge Road, Hastings.

    August: Coastal Currents Arts Festival , with The Westhill Artists, Hastings

    June As Long As My Arm, The Dirty Old Gallery, Hastings

    May Constructed Geographies, Touring Exhibition, Colonnade House, Worthing,

    April Constructed Geographies, Hastings Arts Forum, Hastings

    February Constructed Geographies, Onca Gallery Brighton.

    2018 Selected Exhibitions & Events

    Artist in Residence, Devonshire Collective, Beachy Head Lady, Eastbourne

    Constructed Geographies, Panel Talk with Heritage Eastbourne, DC1 Collective, Eastbourne

    Women in Photrography, Because We Can, with Shutter Hub, Festival Pil'ours, France. 

     If We Were Houses, 5th Base Gallery, London.

     Borders, with Shutter hub, Bridewell Institute London.

    2017 Selected Exhibitions

    Open Salon, Rye Creative Centre, East Sussex.

     Target Practice, DC1, Eastbourne.

     Sussex Open17, Towner Gallery.

    Habitat with Miniclick, Format Photography Festival, Derby.

    2016

    National Open Art Winner 2016, Mercers Hall, London.

     National Open Art Winner 2016, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester.

    Art Car Boot Fair, Jerwood The Stade Hastings.

    2015

    Coastal Currents Arts Festival Hastings.

     Collage Invasion Observer Building, Hastings. 

    2014

    Extraordinary Times film & Photo Project, Jerwood Gallery, & Hastings Museum

    Frames of Mind, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

    2013

    LGBT Youth Community Project, St Mary’s in the Castle, Hastings, E. Sussex

    Hidden Youth, Brighton Photo Fringe Hastings, Hastings Museum & Gallery

    2011

    Creative Partnerships, Artist in residence with schools, Hastings, Sussex

    2009: Solo show, Interiors Fishermen’s Huts, WPS Gallery Val Williams, Hastings.

    2008: Julia, Free Range Truman Brewery, London.

    2008: Julia, MAD @P3 Gallery, Marylebone, London.

    1999: Solo show, Contemporary Dancers, The Place Theatre, London.

    Education & Training
    2008: Batchelor Arts Photography, University of Westminster, Harrow, London (2:1)

    1986: Trainee Photographer, Universal Pictorial Press London

    Recent: Educational Digital Technologies, with MSL American Ground, Hastings.Community, Conservation, education, Speckled Woods.  July 2018: Diverse Lewes, researching histories legacies. June 2018: Marianne North Project: Researching Marianne North for exhibition,book,Hastings Museum and Hastings History House September 2018. April 2018: Enjoyacation, Home educators, Hastings. 2018: Artist in Residence, DC1 Collective, Eastbourne.

    Awards:

    2018 In Residence: DC1 Collective, The Downs, Eastbourne Sussex

    2016 National Open Art Award: Treasured Memories.

    Commissioned Works: Constructed Geographies Touring Exhibition, Arts Council UK

    Collections: London, Chichester, Hastings, Scotland, France, Germany & Hong Kong.

    Recent features:

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