Approved: 27.07.2008

James Winnett

Artist, Consultant

Approved: 27.07.2008

James Winnett is an artist working primarily in public art, sculpture and film. He has developed a range of public art projects across the UK. Recent projects include: The Kemnay Steens, Aberdeenshire, 2020; The Free Gardeners Stone, Haddington, 2020; The Lenton Priory Stone, Nottingham, 2018; Luminate and Erskine Artist in Residence, Scotland,

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    Artist Statement

    James Winnett is an artist working primarily in public art, sculpture and film. He has developed a range of public art projects across the UK. Recent projects include: The Kemnay Steens, Aberdeenshire, 2020; The Free Gardeners Stone, Haddington, 2020; The Lenton Priory Stone, Nottingham, 2018; Luminate and Erskine Artist in Residence, Scotland, 2017-; Lace Un-archived, Nottingham Trent University, 2018; The Capelrig Stones, East Renfrewshire Council, 2017; The Cuningar Stones, South Lanarkshire, 2014-17; Green Year Artist in Residence, Glasgow City Council, 2015-16; 100 Flowers Public Art Commission, Queens Elizabeth University Hospital; Year of Natural Scotland Artist in Residence, Cuningar Loop, Rutherglen, 2013-14; The Rise and Fall of the Grey Mare's Tail, Environmental Art Festival Scotland, 2013; Glasgow Life Visual Artist Award, 2013.

    CV & Education

    Public Realm

    2019-2020 The Kemnay Steens, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire Council, The National Lottery Community Fund 

    2019 - 2020 The Free Gardeners Stone, Haddington, Persimmon Homes, East Lothian Council

    2018 The Lenton Priory Stone, Nottigham, Nottingham City Council

    2017 - 2018 The Capelrig Stones, Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire County Council

    2016 - 2018 Denny Town Centre, Artist Staircase, Falkirk District Council

    2015 - 2016 Green Year Artist in Residence, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow

    2014 - 2016 Cuningar Stones Public Art Project, South Lanarkshire, Creative Scotland, Forestry Commission Scotland

    2014 - 100 Flowers Public Art Commission, New South Glasgow Hospitals, Gingko Projects, Glasgow.

    2013 - 2014 Cuningar Loop Artist in residence, Forestry Commission Scotland, Rutherglen, Year of Natural Scotland.

    2013 The Rise and Fall of the Grey Mare's Tail, Environmental Art Festival Scotland, Grey Mare’s Tail, Galloway Forest Park, Scotland.

    2010 Heritage Fishing, Worcester Open 2010, PITT, Worcester

    2009 - Heritage Fishing, New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

     

    Qualifications and training

    2012 MFA, Glasgow School of Art

    2006 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Oxford Brookes University

     

    Solo Exhibitions

    2016 Settlement, Project Room, Glasgow

    2014 James Winnett, East Kilbride Arts Centre, East Kilbride

    2014 Life inside the Loop, Rutherglen Town Hall, Rutherglen

    2009 Garden Images, Launch Collaborative, Oxford

    2008 Visions for Wooddene, M2 Gallery, London

     

    Group Exhibitions

    2018 Lace Unarchived, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham

    2014 d i s p l a y, Flip Projects, Sala Murat, Bari

    2013 Prisism, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

    2012 Don't Leave Me This Way, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

    2012 MFA Degree Show 2012, Glasgow School of Art, The Glue Factory, Glasgow

    2010 Artists and Architecture, Beldam Gallery, London

    2010 The Lock Up, Encounters at Wheatley, Wheatley Manor, Oxfordshire

    2010 Worcester Open 2010, Worcester Museum and Art Gallery, Worcester

    2009 Heritage Fishing, New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands

    2009 Oxford Contemporary, OVADA, Oxford

    2009 Stop. Rewind. Skip. Play, Hotel MariaKapel, Hoorn, The Netherlands

    2008 Obsessions, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford

    2008 Pontoon, River Thames, Oxford

    2008 The Estate, National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albania

    2007 Stone's, Tara Bryan Gallery, Borough, London

     

    Artist Talks

    2016 Creative Carbon Scotland, Green Year Artist in Residence, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow

    2016 Artist Talk, The Cuningar Stones, Old Glasgow Club, Glasgow

    2014 Glasgow Loves (moving) Monuments, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow in conjunction with People love monuments, Fokus Grupa, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

    2014 Coup, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

    2013 The Rise and Fall of the Grey Mare's Tail, EAFS, Grey Mare’s Tail, Galloway Forest Park, Scotland.

    2010 Fine Art Lecture and Workshop, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

    2009 Interrogation Walsall, New Art Gallery Walsall / Longhouse, Walsall

     

    Residencies

    2017 - 2020 Luminate and Erskine: Unforgotten Forces Artists in Residence

    2015 - 2016 Green Year Artist in Residence, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow

    2014 - 2015 Cuningar Loop Artist in residence, Forestry Commission Scotland, Rutherglen, Year of Natural Scotland.

    2009 Stop. Rewind. Skip. Play, Hotel MariaKapel, Hoorn, The Netherlands

    2006 On the beaches, TCA, Torbay Contemporary Art, Torbay

     

    Public Commissions

    2016 2017 Denny Town Centre, Artist Staircase, Falkirk District Council

    2015 2016 Green Year Artist in Residence, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow

    2014 100 Flowers Public Art Commission, New South Glasgow Hospitals Gingko Projects, Glasgow

    2013 The Rise and Fall of the Grey Mare's Tail, EAFS, Grey Mare’s Tail, Galloway Forest Park, Scotland.

     

    Awards

    2013 Glasgow Artist Award, Glasgow Life, Glasgow

    2012 Axis 'MAstars' Award, selected by Kitty Anderson, Common Guild, Glasgow