Education:

 

RHS Level 2 Diploma in Principles & Practices of Horticulture, 2015-17

PG Dip, Royal Drawing School, (Drawing Year), 2009-10

PG Dip, Artists in Schools, Cambridge Polytechnic, 2005

BA Hons Design Studies (First Class), University of East London, 1991-92

 

Selected Exhibitions: *indicates solo exhibition

 

2018 Open Call, Atlas House, Ipswich

2018 DRAW, Mandells Gallery, Norwich

2018 Anna Airy Prize Winners Exhibition, Ipswich Art Gallery

2016 Sideways, Darsham Nurseries*

2015-16 Alternative Yellow Book, with High Stile Projects, Arts Council*

2015 Making Space, The Minories Art Gallery, Colchester

2015 Roam, Darsham Nurseries*

2014 Occupied with Plants, with the Biological Sciences Department, Essex University*

2014 Facing-Recovering, with injured soldiers, Firstsite, Colchester; Royal Armouries, Portchester; and House of Commons, London

2013 Leading the Line, with Lawrence Bradby & Colchester United FC; and Firstsite, Colchester

2011-13 Turf Twinning, with Lawrence Bradby & residents of Greenstead Estate; Firstsite, Colchester

2011 Periphery, with Christopher Langley, Peppermint Shed, Ipswich*

2008 Between Moon and Trees, Firstsite, Colchester*

2006 Bladderwrack, Aldeburgh Festival*

2006 Swan Vigil, The Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich*

2002 On the Border, The Minories Art Gallery, Colchester; and The Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich*

2002 The Art of Waiting, Ipswich Station waiting Room, Ipswich*

2001 Notes from the Underground, Dostoyevsky Museum, St Petersburg

2000 Tout a Fait, Academie Royale des Beaux-Artes, Brussels

 

Residencies:

 

2015 & 2018 Dumfries House, Scotland, with Debbie Watkins Jones

2014-15 Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, Caroline Wiseman Modern & Contemporary

2009-14 Associate Artist, Firstsite, Colchester

2008-11 Northgate High School, Art & Science departments, Leading Edge Fund

 

Scholarships & Prizes:

 

2010 Prize for Drawing, Dover Street Arts Club, London

2005 The Juliet Gompert Travel Scholarship, Italy

1991 Anna Airy Award, Ipswich Art Society

 

Teaching & Education:

 

2017-present Drawing Tutor, Beth Chatto Gardens

2016-present Associate Tutor, Field Studies Council, Flatford Mill

2014-present Regional Drawing Associate for The Big Draw, East of England

2013-14 Guest Tutor, Art Exchange, University of Essex

2013-14 Gallery Education, Firstsite

2012-14 Founder, The Children’s Art Farm Foundation (CAFF), Ipswich

2011-13 Guest Tutor, MA Contemporary Art & Practice, Colchester Institute

2006-12 Life Drawing Tutor, Northgate High School

 

Other Positions:

 

2014-present Gardener, Darsham Nurseries, Suffolk

2002-03 & 2006-07 Vine Cutter, Chateau Gautoul, France

 

Publications:

 

2018 Ground Things, Konteksty - Cultural Anthropology, Ethnography, Arts

2014 Journeys into the Unknown, essay by Peter Jenkinson OBE, Facing-Recovering exhibition catalogue, Firstsite

2014 The World’s Long Thoughts, essay by Lawrence Bradby, Occupied by Plants exhibition catalogue, Art Exchange

2014 Six Cuts, essay by Jonathan P Watts, Turf Twinning catalogue, Firstsite

2013 Living Subjects in the Gallery, essay by Cinzia Cremona, Associative Enquiries, Firstsite

2012 Reflection: The Art of Jevan Watkins Jones, essay by Robert Priseman

2006 Song, essay by Katherine Wood, Residue exhibition catalogue, Cornerhouse Publications

 

Television:

 

27.03.15 BBC News, Facing-Recovering exhibition, House of Commons,

22.01.12 Songs of Praise, featured artist

 

Websites:

 

www.instagram.com/jevanwatkinsjones/

www.royaldrawingschool.org/artists/drawing-year-alumni/jevan-watkins-jones/

www.carolinewiseman.com/artist/jevanwatkinsjones/works

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