Jessica Jane Charleston

Location: Bow Arts Studio, Bow Road
Website: www.jessicajanecharleston.com
Bio:

Jessica has recently completed her PG Dip at the Royal Drawing School (The Drawing Year). Her work is an exploration of the self-portrait, creating artworks that reflect psychological states, often focusing on women and womanhood. She aims to carry the spontaneity of her sketchbooks through to her painting and printmaking. Jessica also runs an independent publishing press in London, bringing together art and words in limited edition books. Her studio is with Bow Arts Trust in East London.

Exhibitions:

Education

2016 - 2017 PG Dip Royal Drawing School (The Drawing Year)
2006 - 2009 BA Hons in Fine Art - Kingston upon Thames University
2005 - 2006 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Cambridge Regional College
​​
Exhibitions, Residencies and Publications

2017 Are You Interested in Bodies? - The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe
2017 Etchings - ISBN Arts Festival, Suffolk
2017 Art book launch: Sunk Sun by Make Mud Press (letterpress & linocuts)
​​
2016 Bow Open, Curated by Anj Smith - Nunnery Gallery, London
2016 Depth and Detail - The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe
2016 Postkarte - Wivenhoe Bookshop
2016 Curator & Exhibitor: makeready Arts Exhibition - Attico Arts, Watford

2015 Art book launch: The Green Children, Jardine Press (printed by myself & James Dodds)
2015 Drawing Intensive - The Mercer Chance Gallery, London
2015 Drawings from Life - The Open Road Bookshop, Suffolk
2015 Art on a Postcard - Soho Revue Gallery, London
​​
2014 Winter Show - Illustrationcupboad Gallery, London
2014 The Cat Circus (alongside As Large As Life) - Bexley Heritage Trust​
2013 Illustrated Envelopes - Illustrationcupboard Gallery, London
2012 Picture This - Orleans House Gallery, London
​​
2011 Artist in Residence -The Emporium - Orleans House Gallery, London
2011 Mind Soup - 320 Gallery, London
2011 Pop-Up Circus - St. Margaret's Place, London
​​
2010 Art book launch: Next – to – Nothing by Shed Press Publications (illustrated by myself)
2010 Festoon - Hanbury Street, London​
2009 Solo Exhibition - The Foundry - London
2009 Group Exhibition - The Foundry - London
2009 Artist in Residence & 5 books commissioned as part of GIFT - 15 days 15 artists - firstsite
2008 Deseed - Indo, London
2007 Group Exhibition - Truman Brewery - London
2005 Group Exhibition - Curated by Inkpen Downie Architecture, Colchester