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CV

1956

Born in Dorset, England

1975-6

Bournemouth College of Art

1976-7

Camberwell School of Art

1977-79

Brighton Polytechnic, BA Fine Art

1979-81

Slade School  of Art, Higher Diploma Fine Art

1989-91

Goldsmiths College, MA Fine Art

Solo Exhibitions since 1990

2011

Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

2010

Galerie ACDC, Bordeaux

2009

Galerie d'Ecole des Beaux Arts, Valence

2008

Hales Gallery, London

2006

Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

 

Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco

2005

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut

 

Hales Gallery, London

2004

Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles

2001

Southampton City Art Gallery

 

Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

 

Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

1999

Salle Attane, St-Yrieix-la-Perche, France

 

Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

1996

Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

 

‘Work in Progress’, Project Space, Camden Arts Centre, London

1994

Anderson O’Day, London

1992

Anderson O’Day, London

Group Exhibitions since 1990

2012

'Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts’, London

 

London Original Print Fair

 

‘The Indiscipline of Painting’, Mead Gallery, Warwickshire

 

‘Coup Double’, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux

 

‘The Curator’s Egg Pars Altera’, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

 

Art Rotterdam (with Galerie ACDC)

 

Arte Fiera Bologna (with Galerie Hollenbach)

2011

‘The Indiscipline of Painting’, Tate St Ives

 

'Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts’, London

 

‘Friendship of the Peoples’, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

 

‘Mrs Darling’s Kiss, Arch 402 Gallery, London

 

‘Seven’, Miami, Florida, with Hales Gallery

2010

'Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts’, London

 

‘Seven’, Miami, Florida, with Hales Gallery

 

FIAC Paris, with Galerie ACDC

 

'Neo Geo & Cie', FRAC Limousin, Limoges

2009

'Works on Paper', Two Rooms, Auckland

 

'SuperSurface FX' (Andrew Bick, Alexis Harding, Jane Harris, Michael Stubbs), Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

 

'instants et glissements, dessins de 20 artistes contemporains', La Box, Bourges

 

'Alpha',DREI Raum fur Gegenwartskunst' Cologne

 

'La Peinture est Presque Abstraite', Le Transpalette, Bourges

2008

'Chromophilia', Bearspace, London

 

 ArtChicago - Jane Harris and Richard Galpin (with Hales Gallery)

2007

'British Painting', Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

 

 ‘Afterimage’, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland,

 

‘Painting: One’, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland,

 

Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand (with Two Rooms Gallery)

 

‘We’ve Landed’, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco

 

Dusseldorf Art Fair (with Patricia Sweetow Gallery)

 

New York Art Fair (with Hales Gallery)

 

‘Doubleuse’, The Nunnery, London

2006

Miami Art Fair (with Patricia Sweetow Gallery)

 

‘Abstract Mode’, FosterArt, London

 

 ‘Manufactured in the UK’, Martinart, Turin

 

Art fairs - Turin, Bologna, Vienna (with Galerie Hollenbach)

2005

‘Mythomania’,  Metropole Gallery, Folkestone; LAAC  Dunkerque

 

‘Death is Part of the Process’, Void Gallery, Londonderry

 

Kunst 05 Zürich (with Galerie Hollenbach)

 

"About painting II", Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

 

"Tom Chamberlain, Jane Harris, Udo Nöger", Ausstellungsraum Zürich

 

"Tom Chamberlain, Jane Harris, Udo Nöger", Galerie Hollenbach Stuttgart

 

viennAfair 2005

 

Arte Fiera 2005 Bologna

2004

‘Unframed’, Standpoint Gallery, London

 

John Moores 23, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

 

‘Twenty Four by Thirty’, Keith Talent Gallery, London

 

Kunst 04 Zürich

 

'White', IZO Gallery, London

 

'Arbeiten Auf Papier', Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

 

Arte Fiera 2004 Bologna

2003

'Drawn 2B Alive', Hales Gallery, London

 

'Painting Per Se', Galerie Millan, Sao Paulo; Galerie Osca Cruz, Rio de  Janeiro

 

‘British Abstract Painting’, Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Art Brussels 03

 

Arco 03 Madrid

 

Arte Fiera 2003 Bologna

 

'About Painting', Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

2002

'Jerwood Drawing Prize', (Prizewinner), Cheltenham and Jerwood Space London and touring

 

‘Painting as a Foreign Language’ ,  British Cultural Institute, Sao Paulo  Biennale, Brazil

 

‘Mathematique’, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London (co-curating and   exhibiting)

 

‘Once Again’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (Curating and  exhibiting)

2001

 Miami Art Fair (with Galerie Hollenbach)

 

Brussels Art Fair (with Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London and Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart)

 

Chicago Art Fair, (with Jack Shainman Gallery)

 

Armoury Show (with Jack Shainman Gallery)

 

‘Out of Line’ , Hayward Touring Exhibition

 

‘Surface Tension - Six British Painters’, Holly Snapp Gallery, Venice

 

‘British Abstract Painting’, Flowers East

 

‘Best of The Season’,  Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut

2000

Simon Callery, Jane Harris, Mandy Ure, Roy Voss - Recent Paintings, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham

 

Frankfurt Art Fair (with Galerie Hollenbach)

 

‘Force Fields’, Hayward Gallery, London

 

Cheltenham Drawing Exhibition (Prizewinner), Cheltenham; touring to Hull and Siere, Switzerland

 

Berlin Art Fair (with Galerie Hollenbach)

 

San Francisco Art Fair (with Jack Shainman Gallery)

1999

‘Jane Harris: Ana Prada’, Anderson O’Day, London

 

Frankfurt Art Fair (with Galerie Hollenbach)

 

Chicago Art Fair (with Jack Shainman Gallery)

 

‘La Casa, Il Corpo, Il Cuore’, 20th Century House, Museum of Modern Art

 

 Foundation Ludwig, Vienna; touring to Museum of Modern Art, Prague

 

‘Sublime: The Darkness and the Light’, Arts Council Touring Exhibition, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

 

Berlin Art Fair (with Galerie Hollenbach)

1998

‘Eye was a Child’, Exhibition and Auction organised by Save the Children, Saatchi Gallery, London (painting done with my son, George)

 

‘Ecstasy’, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

 

‘Ten British Painters’, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

 

‘Eliminate the Negative’, Gasworks Gallery, London

 

Berlin Art Fair  (with Galerie Hollenbach)

1997

‘About Vision’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh; Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

 

‘Small Truths’ Todd Gallery, London; Leeds City Art Gallery;

 

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

 

‘Finish’ (with Ian Davenport, Alexis Harding, Jason Martin), Spacex Gallery, Exeter

 

‘Jerwood Painting Prize’ (Shortlisted), Lethaby Gallery,   London

 

‘Jahresgaben’; Kunstverein Stuttgart

1996

‘Out of Order’: Independent Art Space, London

 

‘Really Out of Order’: John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

 

Cornerhouse, Manchester

 

‘About Vision: New British Painting in the 1990s’; MOMA, Oxford

 

‘Small Truths’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton;

1995

‘Das Abenteuer der Malerei’, Stuttgart and Dusseldorf Kunstvereins

 

John Moores, Liverpool (Prizewinner)

1994

Basel Art Fair, with Anderson O’Day Gallery

 

‘Surface Tensions', Curwen Gallery, London

 

Cologne Art Fair, with Anderson O’Day Gallery

1993

‘Maria Chevska, Kate Davis, Rachel Evans, Jane Harris', Anderson O’Day, London

 

'Jane Harris & Gerard Hemsworth', Powell Moya Partnership, London

 

‘Affective Light’, Rear Window, London

 

Cologne Art Fair, with Anderson O’Day Gallery

 

John Moores, Liverpool

1992

Riverside Open, London

 

‘Roll’, Clove Building, London

 

Whitechapel Open, London

 

‘East’, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

 

Royal Overseas League, London

 

‘The Discerning Eye’, Mall Galleries, London

1991

‘Crossover’, Anderson O’Day, London

 

MA Show, Goldsmiths College, London

1990

‘Into the Nineties 2’, Mall Galleries, London

Collections

Artotheque Limoges
Arthur Andersen Art Collection
Arts Council of England
Purchases made 1995 and 1999
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
The Boise Collection
Brighton University
British Airways
Clarins
Colorado University Art Museum
Department of Trade & Industry
Doris Lockhart Saatchi
Ernst & Young
Eversheds
Fidelity Worldwide Investments 
FRAC Aquitaine
FRAC Limousin
GlaxoWellcome
Goldsmiths  MA Collection
Government Art Collection
Lieu d'Art et d'Action Contemporain (LAAC) de Dunkerque
Marsh
Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Sacker & Partners
SAKS, Fifth Avenue
Southampton City Art Gallery
The Hon R B Loder
Various private collections

Prizes, Awards and Residencies

2012

Sunny Dupree Award for a Woman Artist, Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition

 

Artist in Residence, Clermont Communauté, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2011

Artist in Residence, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT, USA

2010

Centre Nationale des Arts Plastiques de France – grant to support Residency at Albers Foundation

 

Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition – shortlisted for The Wollaston Prize

2005

Arts & Humanities Research Council Grant

2004

Rootstein Hopkins Major Sabbatical Award

2002

Jerwood Drawing Prize, Third Prizewinner

2000

Research Award, Goldsmiths College

 

Cheltenham Drawing Exhibition, Award Winner

1999

London Arts Board Individual Artiist Award

1998

Research Award, Goldsmiths College

1996

Artist in Residence, Camden Arts Centre

1995

The Arts Foundation Painting Fellowship

 

John Moores Liverpool, Prizewinner

1993

London Arts Board Individual Artist Award

1991

Erasmus Exchange, Rijksakadamie Amsterdam

1985-6

French Government Scholarship, Paris

 

Nine months spent in Paris studying French classical gardens

1981

Boise Travelling Scholarship, Japan

 

Two months spent in Japan studying Japanese gardens

 

Commissions

2012

PZK a.s., Brno, Czech Republic

 

Invited to make large painting for company Board Room

1997

Glaxo Wellcome

 

Invited to paint two large paintings for reception of new International Headquarters, Greenford, Middx

1992

Quaglino’s Restaurant, London

 

Selected to paint one of eight columns at above

1991

Book cover for new edition of ‘Carol’ by Patricia Highsmith.

 

Commissioned by Penguin Books

 

Consultancies, Public Lectures, Debates, and Media Appearances

 

2012

FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, Gallery lecture during exhibition ‘ Coup Double’

2011

Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Lecture about my work

 

‘The Thomas Lawrence Lectures’, Bucks New University, Lecture about my work

2010

The Burren College of Art, Eire, Lecture about my work

 

Jury Member for Diplome Supérieur d’Expression Plastique, Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts, Rouen

2009

French Institute London, Lecture for 'La Peinture est Presque Abstraite' conference and book launch

2009

Sheffield Hallam University, Lecture about my work

2009

L'Ecole de Beaux Arts, Valence, Lecture about my work

2009

Bath Spa University, Lecture about my work

2005-8

External Assessor, BAFA, Sir John Cass School, London Metropolitan University,  London

2003-8

External Assessor, BAFA, Central St Martins, University of the Arts, London

2006

Aldrich Museum, Gallery lecture during my solo exhibition

2003

Milan Gallery, Sao Paulo, Gallery discussion during Painting Per Se exhibition

2002-3

External Assessor, BAFA, Middlesex University, London

2001

Gallery discussion about my paintings and drawings with Godfrey Worsdale, Director of Southampton City Art Gallery

2000

Debate on Abstraction in Painting, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham - panel member

 

Radio interview about my painting processes - londonart.co.uk (website)

1999

Debate on Contemporary Painting, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton - panel member

 

Gallery talk on the ‘Kim Lim’  major retrospective exhibition at Camden Arts Centre. Invited to give personal observations on the work exhibited.

1998

Gallery Talk, ‘Eliminate the Negative’, Gasworks, London

1997

 ‘Is Painting Dead?’, Turner Prize Debate, Channel 4

 

Invited to take part in live televised discussion of above question following the 1997 Turner Prize award

 

London Arts Board, Advisor, Individual Awards to Artists - Painting. Member of panel to decide on research and materials grants to painters.

 

Gallery Talk, ‘About Vision’, MOMA Oxford

 

Talk about my work, followed by question and answer session during exhibition

 

 ‘Small Truths’, Public Seminar, Leeds City Art Gallery

 

Member of panel of four discussing issues relating to exhibition curated by Professor Nicholas de Ville

1996

Gallery Talk, ‘Prunella Clough - Paintings’, Camden Arts Centre

 

Invited to give a talk on the work of Prunella Clough during her retrospective exhibition and during my residency at Camden Arts Centre.

 

Public presentation of short paper about my own work at the end of the Residency

1995

Debate on British Painting since the 50s, Camden Arts Centre.

 

Presentation of paper, illustrated with slides of my work followed by discussion chaired by Mel Gooding during the Patrick Heron exhibition.

 

Lectureships

2012

Visiting Professor, RA Schools, London

 

Visiting Lecturer, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Bordeaux

 

Visiting Lecturer, University of Creative Arts, Canterbury

2011

Visiting Lecturer, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia

2010

Visiting Lecturer, Burren College of Art, Eire

2007-

Visiting Lecturer: Royal Academy Schools

2005-2006

MA FA Course Leader Stage 1, Goldsmiths College

2001-2005

Programme Director, Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art, Goldsmiths College

1996-2001

Lecturer, Goldsmiths College

 

- Programme Leader, Extension Degree Fine Art

 

- Programme Leader, Certificate for Postgraduate Studies in Fine Art

 

- Liaison Tutor, Visiting Students, Visual Arts Department

1991-95

Visiting Lecturer, Goldsmiths College

1993-94

Visiting Lecturer, Bath School of Art

1992-95

Visiting Lecturer, Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford

1987-92

Visiting Lecturer, Brighton Polytechnic

Bibliography

2011

Stephen Moonie ‘The Indiscipline of Painting’, Catalogue Essay

 

Oliivier Gourvil, ‘(in)actualité de la peinture’ La Nouvelle Revue d’Esthétique, No7

2010

Stephen Chambers 'Raw Talent - Summer Exhibition', Royal Academy Magazine, Summer 2010, p 46-53

2009

Lucile Encrevé, 'Une place qui n'est pas fixe.' (A Place that is not Fixed) Catalogue Essay for 'La Peinture est Presque Abstraite', Analogues p 2-15

 

David Ryan, 'Presque…mais pas tout à fait…' (Almost…but not Quite…) Catalogue Essay for 'La Peinture est Presque Abstraite', Analogues p 26-55

2008

Artworld Magazine - New Works Interview with Paul Carey-Kent, April 2008

2007

T J McNamara, ‘Painting: One’ The New Zealand Herald, 30 August 2007’

 

John Hurrell ‘Love That Icky Paint’,  Artbash,30 August 2007

 

Esquire Magazine ‘73 Things You Should Have in your Home’ April 2007 pp 121,122

 

Barry Schwabsky ‘Artificial Life Forms’, Jane Harris, Catalogue Essay

 

Rebecca Fortnum, ‘Contemporary British Women Artists’ I.B. Taurus p 16-23

2006

Patrizia Bottallo, 'Jane Harris', Manufactured in the UK, Catalogue Essay

 

Matthew Collings, 'Abstract Mode', Modern Painters, Summer issue

2005

Richard Klein, ‘Jane Harris: New Painting’ , Catalogue Essay

 

Martin Herbert, ‘From a Burning Bridge’, Catalogue Essay in ‘Jane Harris: New Painting’

 

Tom Lubbock, 'I will always remember Carravagio’s nipple' The Year in Review,  The Independent, 30 December

 

Tom Lubbock, 'On the Edge of Things', The Independent, 2 May

 

Eileen Walsh, ‘Wierd or Wonderful Art?’, Daily Ireland, 21 April

2004

 Rebecca Fortnum, 'Seeing and Feeling', Essay in 'Unframed - Practices and Politics of Women’s Contemporary Painting'. Kapitel 7, S. 139 - 161. Herausgegeben von I.B. Taurus

2003

Suhail Malik and Gerard Hemsworth, 'Painting Per Se' catalogue

 

Martin Herbert, 'Once Again', Modern Painters, Spring

 

Maria Hirszman, 'Painting Per Se', Terca-Feira, 24. Juni

 

Paula Alzugaray, 'Painting Per Se', IstoEGente-204, 30.Juni

 

Ricardo Moreno, 'Painting Per Se', Veja Sao Paulo, 2. Juli

2002

Helen Sumpter, 'Elliptical Illusions', The Big Issue, 28. January

 

Stephen Foster, 'Painting as a Foreign Language', contemporary, Juni

 

Rosemary Shirley, 'Once Again', contemporary, November

2001

Martin Hentschel  ‘Transforming Geometry and Ornament - On the Paintings of Jane Harris’ - Jane Harris, Paintings and Drawings, Catalogue Essay

 

Godfrey Worsdale ‘Drawings?’ Essay in the above catalogue

 

Phil Baker ‘Playing It Pure: Jane Harris & Jeremy Moon’, Modern Painters, Spring

 

Suhail Malik ‘Solidquid’, ‘Surface Tension’ , Catalogue Essay

 

Roderick Conway Morris, ‘Biennale Opens Its Portals to the Pros’, International Herald Tribune, June 16-17

 

Von Georg Leisten ‘Universum aus Farbe’,  Stuttgarter Zeitung, 25 October

2000

Martin Herbert, ‘Simon Callery, Jane Harris, Mandy Ure, Roy Voss’, Catalogue Essay

 

Simon Wallis - Interview in the above catalogue

 

Robert Clark ‘You won’t believe your eyes’, The Guardian  Guide,  6 May

1999

Martin Coomer, ‘Jane Harris, Ana Prada’, Time Out, April

 

Keith Patrick, ‘Jane Harris at Galerie Hollenbach’ Contemporary Visual Arts

 

Stephen Foster, ‘La Casa, Il Corpo, Il Cuore’, Catalogue Essay

 

Christopher Kool-Want, ‘Sublime - The Darkness and the Light’, (The Sublime Now - Language), Catalogue Essay

1998

Nicholas de Ville,‘Ways of Seeing and the Pleasure of the Visual’,  Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 18, April

 

‘Art forum berlin’ Dr Gerhard Charles Rump, Die Welt, 2 October

 

‘Breites Spektrum, Englische Kunst bei Hollenbach’ Stuttgarterzeitung, 18 November

 

‘Englishce Stoffe. Aha.’, Rainer Vogt, Stuttgarternachriditen, 31 October

1997

‘Oxford, About Vision', Richard Shone, Burlington Magazine, March

 

Godfrey Worsdale, ‘small truths’,  Art Monthly, March

 

Maite Lores, ‘small truths’, Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 14, April

 

Judith Bumpus, ‘Jerwood Painting Prize’, Catalogue Essay

 

Rebecca Fortnum, ‘The Visible Invisible Women’, make 78, Dec-Feb 98

1996

Hans-Joachim Muller, ‘Nach den Kampfen’, Die Zeit, 9 June 1996

 

Stuart Morgan, ‘Out of Order’, Catalogue Essay

 

Nick de Ville, ‘Small Truths’, Catalogue Essay

 

‘The Vision Thing’, Andrew Wilson, Art Monthly, Dec 96 -Jan 97

 

‘Crooked Style’,William Feaver, The Observer,  17 November

 

‘Left reeling from the schlock of the new’, Philip Hensher, Mail on Sunday

 

‘The best painting in Britain?’ Tim Hilton, Independent on Sunday, 17 November

1995

Dr Gerhard Charles Rump, ‘Wo bitte, bleibt die Sinnlichkeit?’, Die Welt, 14 June

1994

David Lillington, ‘Affective Light’, Time Out, December 29-January 5

 

Simon Morley, ‘Jane Harris’, Art Monthly, June

 

Sue Hubbard, ‘Jane Harris’, Time Out, May 18-25

 

Adrian Dannatt, ‘Jane Harris’, Flash Art International, October

 

Nick de Ville, ‘Jane Harris’, Catalogue Essay

1993

Tim Hilton, ‘Moores the merrier, but for how long?, The Independent, October 24

 

Time Hilton, Exhibitions, (‘Ullo Ian, got an old motor?),

 

The Independent,  May

 

Lewis Johnson, ‘In the Light of Questions of Place’,

 

Catalogue Essay for ‘Affective Light’ December

1992

Robin Dutt, ‘Jane Harris’, What’s On, July 29-August 5

 

John McEwen, ‘Jane Harris’, The Sunday Telegraph, July 5

 

Tim Hilton, ‘Rising in the East End’, The Guardian,  June 25

 

Adrian Searle, ‘Jane Harris’, Time Out, July 1-8

1991

Nick de Ville, The Independent, 17 December

 

Jane Harris presently lives in SW France and works in England and France

She is represented by: Hales Gallery, London; Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, Galerie ACDC, Bordeaux