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JAMES JESSOP

Born – Bletchely, England, 1974, Lives and works in London and Sweden    

EDUCATION
MA Painting Royal College of Art 1997-1999
BA Hons Fine Art Coventry University 1992-1995

SOLO EXHIBITIONS    
Sartorial Contemporary Art London 2009
'Uncanny Tales' Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen 2009
'James Jessop' Galeria Thomas Cohn, Sao Paulo 2008
'Night of the Demon' Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2007
'Subway Ghosts', Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2006
'Warning the Monster is Loose', Rockwell, London 2005
'Funky Paintings' Haye Gallery, ‘Colchester Institute, Colchester 2003
'Horrific Paintings', This Way Up Gallery, London 2002

GROUP EXHIBITIONS  
'New London School' Galerie Shuster Berlin 2009
'Burning Candy' Featuring: Cyclops, Sweet Toof, Tek33 Sartorial contemporary Art London 2008
'The Free Art Fair' London 2008
'Burning Candy' Featuring: Cyclops, Sweet Toof, Tek33 Leeds College of Art and design, Curated by James Jessop Leeds 2008
'The Future Can Wait' London 2007
'It Takes Two Part Two' Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2007
'Under My Nails', Galleri : Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen 2007
'James Jessop vs Harry Pye -It Takes Two' Fishmarket Northampton England 2007
' New London Kicks', Wooster Projects, New York 2006
'Artistic Vandals (Part 2)', Sartorial Contemporary Art, Curated by James Jessop, London 2006
'Admission By Invitatio', Galleri : Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen 2006
‘Obsession' Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2006
‘Artistic Vandals ', Sartorial Contemporary Art at nomoregrey. Curated by James Jessop with Gretta Sarfaty Marchant, London 2006
‘Cult Media', Bastart, Bratislava 2006
‘Requiem', St. Anselm's Curch, London 2006
‘Water', Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2006
‘People Like Us', Sartorial Contemporary Art at nomoregrey, London 2006
‘The Deviants' (part two) – James Jessop and Gavin Nolan, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2005/2006
‘Fame', James Jessop & Stella Vine, This Way Up Gallery, London 2005
‘The Deviants', James Jessop & Gavin Nolan, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2005
‘Hand in Hand we Walk Alone', Clapham Art Gallery, London 2005
‘Green Door', Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2005
‘The Forest Show', Rockwell, London 2004
‘Zombie', Galerie Patricia Ferdinand-Ude. Gelsenkirchen , Germany, 2004
‘James Jessop & Jasper', Joffe Rosy Wilde Gallery, London 2004
‘New Blood', The Saatchi Gallery, London 2004
‘Born, Cry, Eat, Shit, Fuck, Die' Rockwell, London 2004
‘The Bold and the Beautiful', New Art From London Rmit Project Space Melborne, Australia 2003
`The Bold and The Beautiful` The Pavilions, London 2002
´A Little Bold And Beautiful` Ferguson McDonald Gallery, London 2002
`Tagger an Exhibition of Street Art´ The Bug Gallery, Coventry, England 1995

COLLECTIONS  
‘Side Street', Saatchi Gallery, London 2005
‘Horrific', Saatchi Gallery New Blood Exhibition, London 2004
‘Torso in the Attic' Saatchi Gallery, London 2004

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY      
Politiken, 9 January 2009 Copenhagen 'James Jessop, Graffiti vil altid vaere min Rock 'N' Roll', Interview Trine Ross
Metro, 18 December 2006 'Artistic Vandals curted by James Jessop' The Rebel issue 1 2006, A free Magazine for ‘People Like Us', presented by Sartorial Contemporary Art, Harry Pye
The Guardian, 21 March ‘Picks of the week' 2005, James Jessop: ‘Warning the Monster is Loose', Rockwell Gallery, London Jessica Lack
The Guardian, The Guide, 3 July 2004 , ‘Preview Exhibitions, James Jessop and Jasper Joffe, Rosy Wilde Gallery Jessica Lack
Evening Standard Metro Life, 3 July 2004 , ‘Opening this Week, James Jessop and Jasper Joffe' Hephzibah Anderson
Time Out London, 31 March 2004 , ‘Bad Blood', Sarah Kent is dismayed by Charles Saatchi's ‘New Blood'. Sarah Kent
The Observer, 21 March 2004 , ‘He's Gotta Have it' Laura Cumming
The Independent, 17 Mach 2004 , ‘Introducing Charles Saatchi's new Proteges' Louise Jury
Evening Standard, 16 March 2004 , ‘Saatchi snaps up James Jessop security guard's work' Londoners Diary
Graphotism Issue 27 2002, Special Collectors Edition,'The Call to the Streets Two London Kurt Ivenson Sidewalk Surfer Skateboarding Magazine, March 1998 ‘New Blood: James Jessop' Leo Sharp  

CATALOGUES
'Street Art' Johannes Stahl , James Jessop pages 189,191, 204-205 ISBN: 978-3-8331-4944-3 2008 German Edition, 2009 English Edition
'Burning Candy' Sartorial Contemporary Art ISBN: 978-0-9559100-0-5 London 2008
'The Free Art Fair' London, 2008
'James Jessop' Thomas Cohn, Sao Paulo 2008
'It Takes Two', James Jessop vs Harry Pye´ Fishmarket, Northampton, England 2007
'James Jessop Subway Ghosts' Sartorial Contemporary Art, London 2006
'Zombie', Galerie Patricia Ferdinand-Ude, Gelsenkirchen, Germany 2004
'The Bold and The Beautiful New Art From London' Rmit Project Space, Melbourne 2003


 

 


 
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