JACK BURTON


Jack Burton was born in Barry, South Wales in 1988. He holds a BA in Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts, London, from where he graduated in 2010, and an M.Res in Cultural Studies and Humanities from the London Consortium (2010-2011). In 2017 Burton completed the three-year postgraduate programme of the Royal Academy Schools in London.

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Long Journey, Fever-Dream, Elika Gallery, Athens.

2015 Kelly, Elika Gallery, Athens.

Group Exhibitions 

2017

Royal Academy of Arts Schools Show 2017, London.

The Politics of Dreams: Defying Dysfunction. Curated by Vassilios Doupas and Christina Mitrents. Shipton Street Gallery, London.

Art-Athina 2017, Elika Gallery, Athens.

Printed Matters II, Gesso Art Space, Vienna.

Red Mansion Prize Exhibition, St Johns College, Oxford.

ON & OFF, Proyecto Medellin, Mexico City.

2016

National Eisteddfod of Wales, Abergavenny, Wales.

My Private Idaho, Chalton Gallery, London.

Art-Athina 2016, Elika Gallery, Athens.

Premiums:Interim Projects, Royal Academy of Arts Schools, London.

Contemporary British Art show as part of the year of the UK in Mexico with Chalton Gallery Projects. Metro Polanco, Mexico City.

2015

Curious Artifacts, The ArtWall, Athens.

Exeter Contemporary Open, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter.

2014

Another Athens, writing project, Athens/Edinburgh.

The Esperanto Café@ Studio/Parlour, Artlicks Weekend, London.

Art-Athina art fair, Athens.

The Esperanto Café@Unit(e), g39, Cardiff.

Boundaries, Snehta, Athens.

Concrete Love Song, Snehta, Athens.

Up, metamatic:taf, Athens.

2013

Fake Walls, Arte Café, Paris.

2011

Trip, Warehouse exhibition, Borough, London.

Everything, event at ICA, London.

2010

Degree Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London.

Studio Show, Cannon Hill Art Space, Barry.

Flag: The Educational Turn, Triangle Space, London.

Place/Displace, Camberwell Wilson Road Space, London.

2009

Bricks 2, Area 10, London.

Bricks 1, Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

On Site Lab group exhibition, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo.

Re:Think, Matisonn Burgin Shoreditch Space, London.

Dislocation, Exploration and Meaning, Gallery 39K, Lahore.

2008

Vault, Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

Y Lle Celf, Welsh National Eisteddfod, Cardiff.

2007

Y Lle Celf, Welsh National Eisteddfod, Mold

Seminars/Talks/Writing

2012

Croissy-Beaubourg, Photo essay published by The New Wolf
Comedy, Humour and Anxiety, seminar series, University of the Arts London

2011

Speed Seminars: a cultural theory of Speed, seminar series, University of the Arts London.

Review of Dark Matter by Gregory Sholette, published by The New Wolf

Residencies

2014 Snehta two-month residency, Athens.

2009 On Site Lab Workshop, creator in residence, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo.

Awards

2007 Young Artist Scholarship

2007 Ivor Davies Award