Vanessa Jackson

Vanessa Jackson (b. 1953, Peaslake) lives and works in London. Studied at St Martin’s School of Art and Royal College of Art, London. Awards include the Edwin Austen Abbey Award, British School at Rome (1995); and prize winner at Exhibition 18, John Moores Liverpool (1994). Jackson is chair of the Abbey Council and a member of the British School at Rome Fine Art Faculty. She was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts (2015). A book of her wall paintings OFF THE WALL was published by the Pavillionary Press (2014). Her practice has been featured in publications including Painting, Documents of Contemporary Art, Whitechapel Gallery; and Contemporary British Women Artists in their own words, IB Taurus. Select solo exhibitions include Rough Cut and Faceted (Window Painting), Tintype Gallery, London (2017);  Rough Cut and Faceted, Marcelle Joseph Projects, Ascot (2014); Paintings and Prints, North House Gallery, Manningtree (2013); and 30 Day OlympiANT, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London (2012). Select group exhibitions include Surface Cutting , Royal Academy of Arts, London (2017); Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London (2016); Distressed Geometry, Baden Kunstraum, Zurich (2015); and Abstract Geometry, Rook & Raven Gallery, London (2014). 

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