Jennifer Taylor

Born in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Lives and works in Cardiff.


Education:

Royal College of Art, MA Sculpture (Distinction Dissertation).

The Ruskin School: University of Oxford, BA Fine Art (First Class Honours).

Camberwell College of Arts (Foundation Studies in Art and Design).


Recent Residencies and Awards:

Zabludowicz Collection, Testing Ground Masterclass, London, 2019. 

Freelands Foundation Fellowship, with g39 Gallery, Cardiff, 2019-21. 

CASTRO Studio Programme Residency, Rome, 2018-19. 

Arts Council of Wales, International Opportunities Grant, 2018. 

Ivor Davies Prize for culture and activism in Wales, National Eisteddfod, 2018. 

The British School at Rome: Creative-Wales Fellowship, 2017.

g39 Gallery, Cardiff: Unit(e) Residency, 2017.

Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro: Artist in Residence, 2016.


Selected Exhibitions and Performance Events:

Y Lle Celf National Eisteddfod (with live performance) The Senedd, National Assembly of Wales, 2018. 

Silent Stage, Yaga Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2018.

SHWSH (live performance with Rat Trap) Reardon Smith Theatre: National Museum Cardiff, 2018.

Chamber (solo exhibition) Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan, Wales, 2018.

December Mostra (with live performance: Lupercalia) The British School at Rome, 2017. 

NOVA Arts Council of Wales Exhibition, Aberystwyth Arts Centre/Royal Cambrian Academy 2017/2018.

Unperforming, Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, London, 2017.

Silence Beach (solo exhibition) Contains Art, Somerset 2017.

Unit(e) Diwedd (with live performance: Empire) g39 Gallery, Cardiff, 2017.

Quina (with live performance as part of Art Rio) A Gentil Carioca Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, 2016.

The Heart Machine (solo performance event) Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro  2016.

Circo Cosmético (two-person exhibition) Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro  2016.

The Death of Venus (solo performance event) TJ Boulting Gallery, London  2016.

Grand Magasin Deux (with Live performance: Absent Voyager) French Riviera Gallery, London, 2015.

Jamboree, Yinka Shonibare's Guest Projects, London, 2015.

Cabaret Mélancolique, St Mark’s Church Hall, London, 2014/2015/2016.

Sketchy Remarks, Floating Island Gallery, London, 2014.

New Foragers (with commissioned installation) Collyer Bristow Gallery, London  2012.

Rumour from Ground Control (solo exhibition) TJ Boulting Gallery, London 2011.

Ground Control (solo exhibition in the hydraulic tower) The Wapping Project, London 2010.

Echo, Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerp 2010 / Echo 2, Edinburgh Festival, 2010.

Going Postal, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, 2010.

Hollowsphere (solo exhibition) Flowers East, London, 2009.

Art First-Arte Fiera, Bologna, 2009.

Untitled Installation (solo exhibition) Wyer Gallery, London  2008.

‘Says the junk in the yard' (installation brought by David Roberts Art Foundation) Flowers, London, 2007.

Jen Rêve (with commissioned installation) Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris  2005. 

Untitled Installation (commission and solo exhibition) Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004.

Atomic Art Bomb, Modern Art Oxford, 2004.

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