Approved: 19.01.2015

Jad Oakes

Artist, Maker

Approved: 19.01.2015

Interpretations of memory and time form the basis of Jad's work with an emphasis on using lens-based media as remnants of personal, cultural and collective memories. The sourced camera imagery is reinterpreted creating intimate ethereal romantic works using multi disciplinary techniques.

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      Artist Statement

      Interpretations of memory and time form the basis of Jad's work with an emphasis on using lens-based media as remnants of personal, cultural and collective memories. The sourced camera imagery is reinterpreted creating intimate ethereal romantic works using multi disciplinary techniques.

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      EXHIBITIONS

      2018

      ING Discerning Eye - The Mall Galleries, London, UK

      Meet the members - London Print Studio, UK

      Identity - Kindred Studios - London, UK

      2017

      Unique Beauty - Cupola Contemporary Art - Sheffield, UK

      Afforadable Art Fair Battersea - London

      Portrait17 - Degree Art - London

      2016

      ARtBoM- By Other Means - London

      Portrait Salon - Metro Imaging - London

      Artefacts - ArtWest Unit 13 - London

      Romantic Dreams of War - IPA - International Photography Awards - Honourable Mention

      Romantic Dreams of War - HeadOn PHOTO FESTIVAL - MUSEUM OF SYDNEY

      2015

      artists@WAR - galleryELL - London

      Traces of Places - Candida Stevens Fine Art - Chichester

      2011

      The Fallen - Gallery 35 - London

      2011

      6X6 - Great Western Studios Gallery - London

      2010

      War and the Body - Blackall Gallery - London

      2009

      Once i Was - Gallery 35 - London

      2007

      Anonymous Drawings - Glue - Berlin

      2007

      Fact Fiction and Fantasy - No.9 Hillgate Gallery - London

       

      EDUCATION

      2000 - 2001 CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ART 

      FOUNDATION STUDIES

      2001 - 2004 CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, LONDON

      BA FINE ART PAINTING 

      2005 - 2006 LONDON COLLEGE OF PRINTING, UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, LONDON

      PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY PRACTICE