Panel Discussion, Gallery event

The Life of Paint

Panel Discussion / Gallery event in TheGallery

Thursday 22 March 2018

B001 Lecture Theatre, AUB
5.00pm – 6.00pm

Hosted by Professor Stuart Bartholomew, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, AUB

Chaired by Artist, Sam Jackson

Panel members to include:
Jamie Anderson of Waterhouse & Dodd
Martyn Brewster, Artist
Dr. Simon Olding, Writer and Curator

Meet the chair: Sam jackson

Since graduating from the Royal Academy Schools in 2007, British artist Sam Jackson has established a national and international reputation with work being collected & exhibited in Berlin, Rome, Frankfurt, Naples, London, New York, L. A, Helsinki and Tokyo.

Faye Dowling states:
“Sam Jackson’s compulsive oil paintings explore themes of transgression and power in intimate portraits of youth culture and desire. Jackson’s text appears propelled to new, heightened voices. Symbols and statements speak of inner dialogues and desires, driving us to question the tensions between our public and private identities; and to navigate truths about intimacy, fantasy, and will.”

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meet the panel guests: Jamie Anderson, Martyn BReWStER and Dr. Simon Olding

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson is responsible for the Contemporary Art program at Waterhouse & Dodd, which includes finding new artists, liasing with artists and planning our extensive programme of exhibitions and art fairs. He graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in History of Art and Modern History, specialising in Post-War American art. His particular expertise lies in Modern British and International Contemporary art, and he deals regularly with galleries, auctions and private collections on behalf of clients.

Jamie has presented several talks at the Sotheby’s Institute on collecting contemporary art and has advised numerous private clients, who were new to the art market, of the pleasures and pitfalls of collecting.

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Martyn Brewster
Martyn Brewster is a painter and printmaker, born Oxford, 1952. He makes paintings, drawings and prints based on abstract or landscape themes. Martyn studied Painting at Brighton University followed by an MA in the same subject.

He has had regular solo exhibitions in museums and galleries in London and the UK, as well as in USA, Canada and Europe with his work in private, public and corporate collections worldwide including the V&A, the British Museum, Russell-Cotes Art gallery, and recently Pallant House and the Hepworth Wakefield. Martyn has won numerous awards and has had retrospective exhibitions at Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum (1977), the Royal West of England Academy (2001), amongst others.

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Dr. Simon Olding
Simon Olding is a writer and curator. He is Director of the Crafts Study Centre and Professor of Modern Craft at the University for the Creative Arts. He is Chair of The Bernard Leach (St Ives) Trust; President of Walford Mill Crafts and a patron of SIT Select, as well as sitting on the advisory boards of the Journal of Modern Craft and Craft Research.

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Booking
Admission: Free
Booking is essential (limited numbers)
To book a place, please book here


drinks reception

Thursday 22 March 2018

TheGallery, AUB
6.00pm – 7.00pm

Exhibition Private View and Drinks Reception.

Free open event, RSVP not required.
This event will follow the panel discussion.

To celebrate the official opening of the Martyn Brewster: The Nocturnes exhibition, TheGallery are holding a private view to welcome all staff, students and visitors to the exhibition