Approved: 07.02.2013

Jonathan Gabb

Artist

Approved: 07.02.2013

Jonathan Gabb is a London based artist whose ambitious site specific installations have been recipients of a number of highly-coveted and competitive awards, including the WW SOLO Award in 2012, and the 2014 Saatchi Art Colour Showdown Competition – the most highly submitted online art prize in the world. Following his first successful solo exhibition “SYSTEM”at the

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Artist Statement

Jonathan Gabb is a London based artist whose ambitious site specific installations have been recipients of a number of highly-coveted and competitive awards, including the WW SOLO Award in 2012, and the 2014 Saatchi Art Colour Showdown Competition – the most highly submitted online art prize in the world. Following his first successful solo exhibition “SYSTEM”at the WW Gallery in January 2013, Jonathan’s second solo show “Opera Rose” at Abrooks Art Gallery, was met with critical acclaim and listed in the top 5 shows to visit in Whitechapel Gallery’s First Thursdays.  Jonathan has also had works exhibited at the Griffin Gallery, and at the Affordable Art Fair.  He was nominated by Axisweb in 2013 as one of ten contemporary artists to watch and invest in, confirming his status as one of the UK’s most exciting emerging artists. More recently his work black + multiple 24was selected by Alison Wilding for APT’s Creekside Open2017 and his work tempo process + grasswas exhibited at Lewisham Art House in 2017.

CV & Education

Solo Exhibitions: 

Wonder and War in Heaven, Snape Chapel, Snape, Yorkshire (2019)

tempo process + grass, Lewisham Art House, London, (2017)

Opera Rose, ABrooks Art, 194-195 Hoxton St, London (2013)

SYSTEM, WW GALLERY, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London (2013)

Group Exhibitions:

Creekside Open, APT Gallery, London, (2017)

Saatchi Showdown: In Glorious Colour, Griffin Gallery, 21 Evesham Street, London (2014)

Loopart 13, The Faircharm, Creekside, Deptford, London (2013)

Solo Award Group Show, WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London (2012)

Unspilt Peak Problem, Royal College of Art, 15-25 Howie street, London (2010)

Commisions: 

Wonder and War in Heaven, Sculpt, Art in Churches, Snape Chapel, Yorkshire (2019)

Chameleon: Mars Black + Cadium Yellow, The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, London, (2014)

Residencies:

WW Solo Residency, WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London (2012-2013)

Awards:

WW Solo Award Winner, WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London (2012)

Saatch Art "In Glorious Colour" Showdown.  Competition Winner (2014)

Published Reviews:

2013 - Art of England Review.

Press:

http://www.studiointernational.com/index.php/interview-with-jonathan-gabb

http://www.culture24.org.uk/art/art458395

http://www.1883magazine.com/art-exhibitions/art-exhibition/jonathan-gabb

 

Education & Qualifications:

2008 - BA Fine Art (First Class), London Metropolitan University, London.