PROJECTS

What Makes a Home with Volcano Theatre and Coastal Housing Residents, Swansea April - July 2019

Four artist-resident collaborations exploring interpretations of what makes a home, realised through installation based outcomes, culminating in a 2-week show at the vacant Happy Home Furnishers building, Swansea. Supported by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation 

 

Artist Wellbeing Network Pilot Project Swansea July 2019 - present

A pilot project discussing issues affecting wellbeing, to identify the need for a local artist wellbeing network. Supported by NAWR

 

The Life & Time of Gnarls Curtaco with Coastal Housing & Mission Gallery, Swansea March 2018 - March 2019

Responsive and participatory art-based activity exploring place and wellbeing in a community setting, culminating in a show by residents at Mission Gallery, Swansea. Supported by Coastal Housing, Mission Gallery & UWTSD  

DIY:11 CABIN FERVOUR with Live Art Development Agency & National Theatre Wales May 2014 - Dec 2014

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development

projects for other artists. In our training programme CABIN FERVOUR; proximity, camaraderie and adventure crossed 

paths with reflection and discovery as a group of artists set sail on a two-day journey immersed in the elements, to

look back at the Welsh landscape from a different perspective.

 

CIVIC 2014 with Bella Kerr & Mission Gallery February 2014 - Present

Considering the City, Architecture, Art and the Urban Environment, CIVIC is intended as an

interrogation of the city, an invitation to propose architectural and other interventions for a number

of sites across Swansea. Collaborations between four artists and four architects, culminating in a

5-week show at Mission Gallery curated by Bella Kerr, 12th April - 2nd June 2014 

 

Cape Farewell Art & Science Expedition with Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon January 2013 - 2016

A dialogue between artists and scientists focusing on the proposed tidal lagoon in
Swansea bay, encouraging arts-based research methods and inter-disciplinary learning
practices in order to stimulate a creative response.



RESIDENCIES

Casa Del'Ospitalita, Venice, Italy

One month residency at the Casa Del'Ospitalita, Cannaragio, Venice.

Spit & Sawdust 24hr Residency

24 hour residency with three other artists and a curator in Spit & Sawdust Skate Park, Cardiff.

 

Gower College Artists in Residence 2015

A six month residency in Gower College school of Art & Design, based in the Foundation block at Llwyn y Bryn campus.

 

NTW Artist in Residence National Theatre Wales, Cardiff May 2014

A one-day collaborative residency carried out to show NTW what we’re all about, having been shortlisted for NTW Artist in Residence for the year.

 

SMU Artist in Residence, Swansea Metropolitan University September 2013 - June 2014

A one-year residency in the department of Contextual Studies, Faculty of Art & Design, Swansea Metropolitan University 

 

Poking the Bear, Elysium Gallery, Swansea August - September 2013

A six-week collaborative residency examining hierarchy, culminting in
a solo show at Elysium Gallery, Swansea.

 

Supersaurus Residency, Supersaurus, Swansea June - August 2012

A two-month collaborative residency examining social division, culminting in
a one night show at Mission Gallery, Swansea.



Scientific Progress Experiment #1, SMU, Swansea November 2011

A self-initiated, socially engaging one-hour residency exploring the relationship between
man, technology and sound. Part of a collaborative series questioning scientific progress.

IPCRES Residency at CIRIC, Swansea Metropolitan University December 2010

A one-week residency responding to the idea of anarchy.

SHORTLISTS

NTW Artist in Residence / National Theatre Wales, Cardiff May 2014

 

SOLO SHOWS / EVENTS

The Life & Times of Gnarls Curtaco / 211 Gallery, Swansea, December 2018 + Mission Gallery, Swansea January 2019

Viscositecture / Mission Gallery, Swansea Sept - Nov 2016

Citta Di Campi / Teatro Groggia, Venice July 2016
Poking the Bear / Elysium Gallery, Swansea September 2013

The Tension Between Us / Mission Gallery, Swansea March 2013

GROUP SHOWS
............ / Swansea College of Art, Swansea, September 2015

BLAST / Colony Projects, Port Talbot, August 2015

Collider Elysium GallerySwansea August 2015

From Here & There: Drawings from the UK / Elysium Gallery offsite, Swansea November 2014

Paradise Lost (tactileBOSCH) at Cardiff Contemporary / Elysium Gallery room, Cardiff October 2014

Beep 2014 / Elysium Gallery offsite, Swansea October 2014

From Here and There / Clara Hatton Gallery at Colorado State University, USA September 2014

CIVIC at Cardiff Contemporary / Mission Gallery offsite project as part of Cardiff Contemporary Art Festival September 2014

Public Information & PIN2 / with Craig Wood+Peter Finnemore+Peski Records+AE101, Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen September 2014

Colony 2014: Shore Leave / Pantywylan Warehouse, Cardigan August 2014

CIVIC / Mission Gallery, Swansea April - June 2014

Public Information Night / with Craig Wood+Peter Finnemore+Peski Records+AE101, Volcano, Swansea December 2013

What Are They Building Down There? / Elysium Gallery, Swansea July 2013

In Other Words / Fringe Arts Bath, Bath May 2013

AE101 Fine Art Degree Show / Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea May 2013

Texture / Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea April 2013

Visual Echoes / Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China April 2013

Intercourse / Elbow Room & Tiff Oben, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff March 2013

Hullabaloo / Elysium at The Cove Gallery, Swansea November 2012

Blowback / Tactile Bosch, Cardiff October 2012

Qube Open 2012 / Qube Gallery Oswestry September 2012

Disruption2 / Elysium Gallery, Swansea July 2012

Swansea Plinth / Locws International, Swansea June 2012

Better Late Than Never / Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea June 2012

 

TALKS / WORKSHOPS

A-N Assembly: Swansea with Jane SimpsonNational Waterfront Museum, Swansea May 2019

Symposium devised in conjunction with Jane Simpson and A-N Artists Network, exploring the difficulties and advantages of running 

artist-led projects in the city, including presentation and introduction of the Artist Wellbeing Network pilot project.

Supported by Arts Council England

'Raising the Bar' and Various Half-Term WorkshopsMission Gallery, Swansea Various dates, 2014

Mentoring sessions, studio visits and workshops for ages 5-14 and ages 16-18

 

The Creative City with Owen Griffiths / National Waterfront Museum, Swansea October 2014

Workshop for City Futures: Design Commission for Wales Autumn Seminar, 2014

 

How to live in the virtual world and down here on earth... / St Davids Car Park, Swansea May 2014

Panel Discussion based on our collaboration, art and architecture, with Niall Maxwell for CIVIC at Mission Gallery

 

The City as Theme Park / Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen February 2014

Exploring the power of 'elsewheres' within our cities

INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY - Jason Cartwright

GROUP SHOWS

Superposition / So Weit die Zukunft, Vienna September 2012

Welsh Artist of the Year / St. David’s Hall, Cardiff June 2012

Venice Vending Machine / Galleria Perella di Laura Ostan, Venice September 2011
[In]Visible / Elysium Gallery, Swansea May 2011

INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY - Becky Williams

GROUP SHOWS

Graduate 2 / Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff September 2013

Welcome to Roath / Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff October 2012
Hamburg Vending Machine / Bahrenfelder Str. Ecke Arnoldstraße, Hamburg June 2012
Venice Vending Machine / Galleria Perella di Laura Ostan, Venice September 2011

[In]Visible / Elysium Gallery, Swansea May 2011​

We are grateful for the support of the Arts Council of Wales

    

© ​JASON&BECKY 2020