Approved: 09.06.2017

Sarah Jeffries

Artist, Curator

Approved: 09.06.2017

I am currently working towards entering on to a PhD to explore the constructs of British tradition in reltaion to stereotypical gender roles within our society, by critiquing the social image and questioning what these images are proposing for their viewers?  Through adopting theoretical tools of Breton's Surrealism I am asking how might the constructs of our culture be further realised through the eyes of contempoarary Surrealism?

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Artist Statement

I am currently working towards entering on to a PhD to explore the constructs of British tradition in reltaion to stereotypical gender roles within our society, by critiquing the social image and questioning what these images are proposing for their viewers?  Through adopting theoretical tools of Breton's Surrealism I am asking how might the constructs of our culture be further realised through the eyes of contempoarary Surrealism?

CV & Education

Education

2002-04    Royal College of Art, MA Painting

1999-02     Buckinghamshire University College, BA (Hons) Fine Art

1996-99     Canterbury College, Foundation GNVQ, Art & Design

 

Solo Shows

2013  'Female' Pili Pili Art Gallery, Belgium

2011  'Once Upon a Time...' Pili Pili Art Gallery, Belgium

2008  'Within These Walls', Waterhouse & Dodd, London

2004  'Persona', Putignano Arte, Italy

 

Selected Group Shows

2017  'Connect/Disconnect' Watch This Space Gallery, The Point, Hampshire

2016  'The Cat Show' PAPER Gallery, Manchester

2016  'Let's Make a Better World' The Cello Factory, London

2015  'Existence' Zoe Hawkin's Gallery, Hampshire

2012  'The Zeitgeist Open Exhibition, The Zeitgeist Art Projects, London

2011  'Help a Capital Child Fundraising Art Event' Chelsea Football Club, London

2009  'Lineart Fair', Pili Pili Art Gallery, Belgium 

2009  'Impossible Exchange', Frieze Art Fair, London

2009  'Summer Exhibition 2009', Pili Pili Art Gallery, Belgium

2008  'Art Hamptons', Waterhouse & Dodd Stand, New York

2008  'The Painting Room' Transition Gallery, London

2007  'Start Your Collection' Contemporary Art Projects, London

2007  'Winter Exhibition' Contemporary Art Projects, London 

2006  'YOUR [email protected] guardian' Guardian Newsroom Gallery,  London

2006  'Summer Exhibition' FosterArt, London

2006  'PRIMEtime: Painting - young art from London' Galerie Seitz, Berlin

2006  'Dreamland' The Chambers Gallery, London

2006  'The Kiss' The Arts Club, London

2005  'Hollow Salon' Hollow Contemporary, London

2005  'Utopia/Distopia', Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Sussex

2005  'The Kiss' Spectrum Fine Art, London

2005  'We've Been Here Before' Blyth Gallery Imperial College, London

2004  'Xmas Tree' Gallery 39, London

2004  'Artists of Fame and Promise', Spectrum Fine Art, London

2004  'The Show', Royal College of Art, London

2003  'Secret', Royal College of Art, London

2003  'Interim Show' Royal College of Art, London

2002  'Who’s Howie' Royal College of Art, London

 

Press & Publications

2008  'Within These Walls' solo show catalogue, Waterhouse & Dodd, London

2007  'The Alchemists' Louisa Buck, Vogue, October, London

2007  'Dreamland' Jackie Annett, Artists & Illustrators, April, London

2006  'Alive and clicking' Jonathan Johns, The Guardian, 19/10/06, London

2006  'Charles Saatchi - Your Gallery' The Guardian, 06/09/06, London

2006  'London For Free' Metro, 31/08/06, London  

2005  'Front Cover' Mininas Magazine Issue 7, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2005   Sarah Jeffries First Point Magazine, summer 2005, Issue 1, London 

2004  'Don't Call Us Call Them' Marmalade Magazine Winter 2004, Issue 5, London 

2004  'In Mostra' Flash Art December/January Issue 2004/05, Rome, Italy

2004  'Interni Borghesi Della Jeffries' La Republica, Rome, Italy

 

Awards

2004   Fine Art Pyramid Award, Deutsche Bank, London

1999   Painting Skills of The Year, Canterbury College, Kent

 

Work in Collections

Royal College of Art Collection, London

Wellington Financial Management Limited, Boston USA

Jones Collection, Palm Springs California, USA