Approved: 27.07.2008

James Winnett

Artist, Community worker, Consultant, Film-maker, Maker

Approved: 27.07.2008

James Winnett is a Glasgow based artist who works primarily in public art, sculpture and film. He has exhibited widely, undertaken international residencies and developed a range of collaborative public art projects across the UK. Recent commissions and awards include Green Year Artist in Residence, Sustainable Glasgow, Glasgow City Council, 2015-16; The Cuningar Stones,

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Biography

James Winnett is a Glasgow based artist who works primarily in public art, sculpture and film. He has exhibited widely, undertaken international residencies and developed a range of collaborative public art projects across the UK. Recent commissions and awards include Green Year Artist in Residence, Sustainable Glasgow, Glasgow City Council, 2015-16; The Cuningar Stones, South Lanarkshire, 2014-16;100 Flowers Public Art Commission, New South Glasgow Hospitals; 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

2016 - 2017 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

2003 - Foamhenge, South Park, Oxford

 

Qualifications and training

2012 - MFA, Glasgow School of Art

2006 - BA (Hons) Fine Art, Oxford Brookes University

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016, The Cuningar Stones, 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

2006 - The Night Before..., OVADA Gallery, Oxford

 

Group Exhibitions

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 - Cowp, 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

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

2014 - 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.

 

Competitions, Prizes and Awards

2013 - Glasgow Artist Award, Glasgow Life, Glasgow

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

 

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