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Jacob Cartwright


Man & Beast © Jacob Cartwright.



Born 1969
Currently lives and works in Manchester, UK


Education
97-98 University of London - IOE
90-92 Nottingham Trent University
89-90 Academie St Joost, Breda, The Netherlands
88-89 Winchester School of Art

Solo Exhibitions
2009 Stinkhorn, Bureau, Manchester, UK
2006 Godwottery, Transition Gallery, London, UK (with Nick Jordan)
2004 The Goose Fair, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK (with Nick Jordan)

Group Exhibitions
08-09 The Animal Gaze, touring: Unit 2 Gallery, London Metropolitan University; Centre for    Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Exeter; Plymouth City Museum & Gallery, UK.
2008 3rd Beijing Independent Film Festival, Beijing, China
2008 Darwin’s Bicentennial: Art, Science, and the Origin of Species - Marion Kuhn Gallery, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
2008 Les Coraux de Darwin, l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, Paris, France
2008 Oslo Screen Festival, Norwegian Film Institute, Oslo, Norway.
2008 Prize Drawing, Southwell Artspace, Nottingham, UK
08-09 The Golden Record, Collective Gallery, 22-28 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NY.  (Curated by Mel Brimfield). Touring to Lincoln Collection, UK in 2009.
2008 Würstundgritz National Historic Trail (With Nick Jordan), Artranspennine08, Manchester
2008 Art Futures, Bloomberg Space, London (curated by Contemporary Art Society)
2008 MoNO (The Museum of Native Oaks), The Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK
2007 Birdwatching, De Vishal, Haarlem, Netherlands (curated by Tanya Rumpff)
07-08 Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007 (forthcoming) (C)
(Selected by Paul Bonaventura, Senior Research Fellow in Fine Art Studies, Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, University of Oxford; Avis Newman, Artist; Catherine de Zegher, Art Historian and Curator.) Touring to: Jerwood Space, London; Pittville Gallery, Cheltenham; Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow; Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; BayArt, Cardiff; Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
2007 North & South, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland, UK. 10 July - 7 September 2007
2007 Rub-A-Dub-Dub, Ex Ex Galery, St Gallen, Switzerland
07-08 Alchemy, 12-month Fellowship/Residency at Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK (C)
2006 Directors Lounge, Galerie im Turm, Berlin, Germany
2006 Drawing Space, Southwell Artspace, Nottingham, UK (C)
2005 The Last Picture Show, Grand Cinema, Clitheroe, UK (C)
2004 Best In Show, The Embassy, Edinburgh, Scotland
2003 Thermo 03, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Salford/Manchester, UK (C)
2003 Minimise Culture, Floating IP Gallery, Manchester, UK
2003 Eve of Destruction, International 3, Manchester, UK
2002 John Moores 22, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK (C)
       
(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

Publications
2006 Alien Invaders – A Guide to Non-Native Species of The Britisher Isles: Volume 1. Commissioned & published by Book Works, London
2006 Frutti Di Mare. Text published in Baroque edition, Garageland Magazine
2004 Some Mild Peril. Published by Castlefield Publications

Bibliography
Rub-a-dub-dub, review, St Galler Taggblatt, May 24th, 2007
Alchemy Fellowship, article, a-n Magazine, March 2007
Alchemy Fellowship, feature, Metro News, Feb 20th, 2007
Alien Invaders, review, New Statesman, December 18th, 2006
Alien Invaders, review, Lab Times, Issue 2, Dec 2006
Alien Invaders, review, Garageland, Issue 3 - Nature, October 2006
Alien Invaders, review, The Guardian, September 9th 2006
Alien Invaders, review, The Saatchi Gallery, editorial, September 9th, 2006
Alien Invaders, review, New Scientist, August 26th 2006
Alien Invaders, book launch, Metro News, July 6th 2006
Alien Invaders, news, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 81, June 2006
Würstundgritz, feature & interview, Garageland, Issue 1, Jan 2006
Würstundgritz, feature, The Mix Manchester, Issue 1, February 2006
The Goose Fair, preview, The Guardian Guide, April 2004
The Goose Fair, pick of the week, The Guardian, April 2004
The Goose Fair, review, City Life, April 2004
The Goose Fair, review, The Guardian, April 2004
The Goose Fair, review, Metro, April 2004
Some Mild Peril, review, City Life, July 2004
Some Mild Peril, review, Flux, March 2004

Selected Screenings 2003 – 2006
UK: A Haunting, PureScreen, Manchester Metropolitan University
Pointless Cinema, The Chateau, Glasgow
Minicine, Curzon Soho, London
PureScreen 5, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
The Electric Lounge, Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
Shift, Art Gene, Barrow-in-Furness
Video Bus, Dialogues 2004, Edinburgh
S1 / Salon, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
Codec/x – New British Video & Sound Art, International touring programme & DVD publication
Projection Room, Candid Arts Trust, London

International: Figures of Motion, Künstlerhaus, Castle Plüschow, Germany
Digital Showcase, Austin Museum of Digital Art, Austin, Texas
 WORM, Zaal de Unie, Rotterdam
Antimatter, Rogue Art Gallery, Victoria, Canada
Cinema Vortex, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami
Microcinema International, Houston, Texas
Zeitgeist, Multidisciplinary Arts Centre, New Orleans, USA
Kinokaze, Cinema REX, Belgrade, Serbia
24Hr Art, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin, Australia





Hymn To Priapus © Jacob Cartwright.


I Told You So © Jacob Cartwright.



The Last Dream of Francoise Mitterrand © Jacob Cartwright.