Jane Grisewood Artist

curriculum vitae

Born and educated in New Zealand. First degree BA Geography and Sociology, Victoria University, Wellington,
New Zealand, followed by a twenty-year career in children’s book publishing and multimedia in London and New York.
Positions included Editor, Editorial Director and Publishing Director.
art education
2004–2010 PhD (fine art, practice-based), Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London
2000–2002 MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
1996–1999 BA Fine Art (Hons), First Class, (UEA), University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich
2012 ‘The Best Books of 2011’ selected by Photo-eye Magazine (fine art photography)
2005 Arts Council England Award
2003 Commissions East/East England Arts Award for Artists
2003 Salthouse Harbour Competition commission
2002 Short-listed The Observer Student Artist Competition
2001 Prize winner Cable & Wireless Postgraduate Competition
2000 Arts and Humanities Research Board award
1999 Tom Taylor Award of Excellence (fine art)
1999 First Prize Suffolk Craft Society Student Award (applied art)
2017 Artist-in-residence (ongoing), Department of Physics & Astronomy, University College London
2015 Artist-in-residence (Nov), Mauna Kea Observatories, Hawaii, USA
2012 Artist-in-residence, (Nov) Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, La Serena, Chile
2012 Artist-in-residence, (May) National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Kitt Peak/Tucson, USA
2010 Artist-in-residence, (Jan) Arc: I Draw for You, The Centre for Drawing, Wimbledon, London
2009 Artist-in-residence, (Sep) one-month online drawing residency, C4RD (Centre for Recent Drawing), London
2009 Artist-in-residence, (March) The Centre for Drawing, London
2007/08 Here Tomorrow residencies and exhibition (July-August), Lethaby Gallery, London
2006 Artist-in-residence, (April/May) Firstsite, Minories Art Gallery, Colchester
teaching + workshops
current (from 2008) Associate lecturer, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
2017 Visiting lecturer School of Fine & Performing Arts, University of Lincoln
2015-08 Tutor and co-founder, artist workshops, DrawEast, Suffolk
2012 Facilitator, Art in the Making workshop, 6th World Youth Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Death: Southbank Centre’s Festival for the Living, preparation & workshops with Kids Company, RFH, London
2012-11 Drawing tutor, University of the Arts London/ National Art & Design Saturday Club
2011 My Life Illuminated, workshops & installation with Kids Company, Royal Festival Hall, London
2008 Mulberry Loves Kids Company, workshops & installation, Regent Street, London
2008-07 Artist consultancy and workshops, Kids Company, London
2007 Demons and Angels exhibition and workshops with Kids Company, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
2007 Guest artist, The In-between Time, sound drawing workshops, Firstsite, Colchester
2006-02 Part-time lecturer, BA Fine Art, University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich
2003 Visiting lecturer, MA Art & Media Studies, University of Westminster, London
2003 Tutor, art workshops, Peace Child International, UN World Congress of Youth, Casablanca, Morocco
2002 'The Big Arts Week', Arts Council/ BBC school workshops, Suffolk
solo exhibitions + performances
2017 Tensione: how is that going to work? performance, EMPIRE II @ Castello, the 57th Venice Biennale, Italy
2016 Notes on a Table, Drawn Together performance, Whelkbuoy Gallery, Folkestone
2016 Markings: Illustration & Performance Festival, Drawn Together performance, Lethaby Gallery, London
2015 Notes on a Table, Drawn Together, Drawn Conversations exhibition, Coventry
2014 Blind Lines, 2-hr performance drawing, Performa-ance Confer-ence, Dove Street Studios, Norwich
2014 Reveal/Conceal, 6-hour performance drawing with Carali McCall, House no.25 London N16
2014 Mourning Lines, performance drawing, The Tetley, Leeds
2013 Draw to Perform, Line Dialogue VI, Performance Space, London
2012 Again and Again and Again: Serial Formats and Repetitive Actions, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
2011 Line Dialogue IV, performance drawing, Belmont Art Collection, Vancouver, Canada
2011 Tensao, performance drawing, Antigo Tribunal da Boa-Hora, Lisbon, Portugal
2011 Skype vs. Night Sky: a telematic drawing performance, Papay Gyro Nights Festival, Orkney/London/Australia
2010 Arc: I Draw for You, The Centre for Drawing, UAL Wimbledon, London
2010 Marking Time, research practice, Innovation Centre Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London
2009 Drawn Together: Line Dialogue III, The Centre for Drawing, UAL Wimbledon, London
2009 Marking Time Drawing, online exhibition, C4RD (Centre for Recent Drawing), London
2009 Fragment drawings and paintings 2003-2009, The Muse at 269/Drawing Room, London
2008 Line Dialogue II, performance drawing, Liverpool Biennial Independents, Liverpool
2008 Line Process Echo Repeat: Line Dialogue I, performance drawing, Lethaby Gallery, London
2006 Marking Time, Artist Space, Firstsite, Minories Art Gallery, Colchester
2003 Aftermath, Ensign Gallery, Whitechapel, London
2003 Transition, North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex
selected group exhibitions
2017 EMPIRE II –The Age of Anxiety curated by Vanya Balogh, Castello, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (12 May–26 November); Brussels Art Week, Belgium (April); and The Corridor Gallery, London (April).
2017 Lumen: School of Light, Ugly Duckling, Bermondsey, London
2016 Big Deal No7: Space, Q-Park 39, Soho, London
2016 VOID, St John on Bethnal Green, London
2016 KALEID artists’ books exhibition and seminar at Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (National Academy of the Arts) Norway
2016 Aether #3, Imperial College, London
2016 Aether #2 Berlin, Jarvis Dooney Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2015 Snapshots art exhibition, Grosvenor Chapel, London
2015 Aether, exhibition and event, UAL Showroom Gallery, London
2015 Re Object. The Tetley Art Centre, Leeds
2015 Art in a Bookshell, The Milton Gallery, London
2014 365 drawings 365 dessins, OpenHand OpenSpace, Reading
2014 Book Act, video and book installation, The Tetley, Leeds
2014 KALEID curated exhibition of 50 artists’ books, The Arts Academy, London
2013 Multiplied: contemporary art in editions, Christies, London
2013 Punctuations, Separations & Artists’ Books, Eagle Gallery London
2013 KALEID curated exhibition of 50 artists’ books, The Arts Academy, London
2013 Do You Remember - Or Weren't You There? Gallery West, University of Westminster, London
2013-12 Winter Print Show, North House Gallery ,Manningtree
2012 Surfaces: works on paper, Sput+Nik Gallery, Porto, Portugal
2012 At Play 2012, The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
2011 Project 101, video installation by AMBruno, The Lab Gallery, New York, USA
2011 Guest curator, Waterline exhibition, Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich
2010 Artists’ Books and Other Objects, North House Gallery, Manningtree
2009 Joined Up: Contemporary Collaborative Drawing, Vault Gallery, Lancaster
2009 10th Anniversary Show, North House Gallery, Manningtree
2009 A Place Called Limbo, Crypt Gallery, St Pancras Church, London
2008 Wrapped and Encased, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool Biennial Independents, Liverpool
2007 Encounters with Time, collaborative projects and exhibitions, various sites, London
2006 Outside, five selected artists, installations in grounds of Cuckoo Farm Studios, Colchester
2006 Beyond the Call of Duty, Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich
2005 ARTAID 2005, Royal College of Art, London
2005 Edge: Encounters with Merging and Dissolving Margins, Jerwood Space, London,
  and North House Gallery, Manningtree
2004 Taking a Line for a Walk, Firstsite, Minories Art Gallery, Colchester
2004 Fine Art Open 2004, Hay Gallery, Colchester
2004 Three Artists, QUODart, Brighton
2003 Independence, Christian Boltanski project, South London Gallery, London
2003 Souvenir, Transition Gallery, Hackney, London
2003 Fresh Art, Business Design Centre, Islington, London
2003 Reduced, Century Gallery, Cremer Street, London
2003 MA degree show, Central Saint Martins, London
2002 Ford, Oxford House/Ashley Gardens Gallery, Bethnal Green, London
2001 Martin, Spitz Gallery, Spitalfields, London
2000 Artists in Essex 2000, Millennium exhibition, Waltham Abbey
artist book events
2017 AMBruno Show and Tell, Tate Library and Archive, London
2016 Small Publishers Book Fair, AMBruno, Conway Hall, London
2016 AMBruno, the Poetry Library Southbank Centre, London
2016 KALEID Offprint London, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London
2016 KALEID exhibition and seminar, Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (National Academy of the Arts) Norway
2016 53 Books exhibition, Chelsea College of Art Library, London
2016-09 International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fairs, Leeds
2015 Art in a Bookshell, The Milton Gallery, London
2015-13 KALEID, The Arts Academy, London
2015-10 The London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2014 Polycopies, Concorde-Atlantique boat, adj. Musee D’Orsay, Paris
2014 Berliner Liste contemporary art (artist books and prints), Berlin, Germany
2014 Arts Libris, Arts Santa Monica Centre, Barcelona, Spain
2014 AMBruno 2008−2014, Artists’ Books Exhibition, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol
2014-09 BABE (Bristol Artist Book Event), Arnolfini, Bristol
2013 Artist’s Book Fair, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
2012-13 Bound, touring exhibition, 'Divided We Fall', Leeds Art Library and UWE, Bristol
2011 101, AMBruno at Wild Pansy Project Space, Leeds
2009 Between Gallery and Bookshop, AM Bruno, Bookartbookshop and IMT Gallery, London
2008 Artists’ Book Fair, Wolstenholme Projects, Independents Biennial Liverpool
2008 The Fourth Manchester Artists’ Book Fair, School of Art, MMU, Manchester
Work in private and public collections in the UK, USA, Italy, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Artist book collections acquired by the Tate Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, Chelsea College of Arts; Leeds Art Library; Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Brooklyn Museum, NYC; Skillman Library, PA; Clark Art Institute, MA; Joan Flasch Collection (SAIC), Chicago; Yale Art Library, CT; Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona (MACBA); and private collectors.
conferences + publications
2017 AHRC Science in Culture & Royal Museum Greenwich workshop Cosmic Sublime: the collision of art and science
2015 Aether Seminar with UCL cosmologists, University of the Arts London
2015 Drawing Conversations, one-day symposium/exhibition, Drawn Together, Coventry University
2015 Zeichnen als Erkenntnis (Drawing as Knowledge), Agnieszka Karasch, Kopaed Verlag, Germany
2014 Wonderments of the Cosmos, respondent in seminar series 4, March, University College London
2013 Draw to Perform, A 3-day Symposium about Drawing Performance, December, Performance Space, London
2012 ‘On Duration’, Performance Research, vol.17/No 5, 0ctober, pp64-65, ISSN 1352-8165, Routledge, Oxford
2012 Where Art and Astronomy Meet, NOAO Newsletter issue 106, September, Tucson, Arizona
2012 Line Between:Becoming Drawing, conference paper, Drawing Out, March, UAL London / RMIT Melbourne
2012 Drawing Out 2012, presentation, UAL, Wimbledon, London
2011 DRN/UNIDCOM/IADE, presentation, design and drawing conference, Lisbon, Portugal
2011 The Sense of Drawing, with Carali McCall, conference paper & UNIDCOM/IADE international publication, Lisbon
2010 ‘Drawn Together’ poster, Drawing Research Network (DRN) Annual Conference, University of Brighton
2010 Marking Time: investigating drawing as a performative process for recording temporal presence and
  recalling memory through the line, the fold and repetition, PhD, April, CSM/University of the Arts London
2010 Arc: I Draw for You, joint paper by Drawn Together, January, Studio International
2009 Drawn Together, joint paper by Drawn Together (M. Foá, J. Grisewood, B. Hosea, C. McCall),
  ‘Tracey: Contemporary Drawing Research’, online journal, September issue, Loughborough University
2002 Repeated Repetitions: a work in process, MA research paper, Central Saint Martins, London
2001 Coming to Transience, September issue, ‘Arty’ fanzine, London
selected reviews + media
2017 a-n, 26 April, ‘Empire II: A British Art 57th Venice Biennale Collateral Show’, Lorenzo Belenguer
2017 Artlyst, 6 April ‘Vanya Balogh Curates Immersive Film Hub Satellite Project for 57th Venice Biennale’
2016 Artlyst, 2 December, ‘Big Deal No7 Space 2016’, Paul Carter Robinson
2015 Juliet Contemporary Art magazine, 1 July, Lumen & Aether, review by Sara Buoso
2015 Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen, 2 June, Drawing Time by Kathryn Campbell
2014 Traction Magazine, 19 March, Jane Grisewood, interview by Susie Pentelow
2014 Artlyst, 14 February, 'Featured Artist of the Week'
2013 UWE Bristol, Book Arts issue no.83, July-August, Separations by Emma Hill
2013 a-n Interface, 7 December, Draw to Perform review by Gillian McIver
2013 Printmaking Today, vol22/No 2 Summer, Degrees of Separation by Emma Hill
2013 Wall Street International Magazine, 8 April, Art, Separations artist book and prints
2012 Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, 10 August, Again and Again and Again: A Seriously Serial Exhibition at VAG
2012 Photo-eye Magazine, ‘The Best Books of 2011’, by Elizabeth Tonnard
2007 ‘Firstsite Papers’ Jane Grisewood: Marking Time by Katharine Stout (Tate Britain/The Drawing Room)
2006 ITV Anglia award-winning Coastal Inspirations, April, interview by Paul Gogarty
2005 The Independent, Arts Review,7 March, Many ways to see the sea by Charlotte Cripps
2003 BBC London Online, May, Jane Grisewood: Aftermath, edited by Will Cantopher