Approved: 27.07.2008

James Winnett

Artist, Community worker, Consultant, Maker, Project manager

Approved: 27.07.2008

James Winnett is an artist working primarily in public art, sculpture and film. He has exhibited widely and developed a range of public art projects across the UK. Recent commissions, exhibitions and awards include Lace Un-archived, Nottingham Trent University; The Capelrig Stones, East Renfrewshire Council, 2017; The Cuningar Stones, South Lanarkshire, 2014-17; Green

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Biography

James Winnett is an artist working primarily in public art, sculpture and film. He has exhibited widely and developed a range of public art projects across the UK. Recent commissions, exhibitions and awards include Lace Un-archived, Nottingham Trent University; 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

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

 

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