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
UK Solo Exhibitions 2013:
Opera Rose, ABrooks Art, 194-195 Hoxton St, London.
SYSTEM, WW GALLERY, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London.
UK Group Exhibitions 2014:
Saatchi Showdown: In Glorious Colour, Griffin Gallery, 21 Evesham Street, London.
UK Group Exhibitions 2013:
Loopart 13, The Faircharm, Creekside, Deptford, London.
UK Group Exhibitions 2012:
Solo Award Group Show 2012, WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London.
UK Group Exhibitions 2010:
Unspilt Peak Problem, Royal College of Art, 15-25 Howie street, London.
UK Group Exhibitions 2009:
Unwanted Sights and Sounds, etc. Gallery, 1a Damley road, London.
UK Residencies 2012:
WW Solo Residency, WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London.
WW Solo Award Winner 2012, WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden, London.
Saatch Art "In Glorious Colour" Showdown 2014. Competition Winner.
2013 - Art of England Review.
Education & Qualifications:
2008 - BA Fine Art (First Class), London Metropolitan University, London.