Jake Clark
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1991-93: Royal College of Art, MA Painting

1989-91: Brighton Polytechnic, BA (Hons) Fine Art

1986-89: Derbyshire College, BA (Hons) Photography (2 years)

1985-86: Falmouth School of Art Foundation

Solo Shows

2018 Concrete Idaho, Coffeeismycupoftea, London

2016 Cul-de-sac, Arthouse1, London

2012 Golden Homes, Studio 1.1, London

1995 Dog Days Gas Works Gallery, London

Group Shows

2021: The Art of Painting, Copeland Gallery, London; Your Foot in My Face, Kingsgate Project Space, London; Incomers, BBNR Gallery, London
2019: 3rd of May, Copeland Gallery, London; The Fight, Kunstgenerator, Geneva;
2018: John Moores 30 The Walker, Liverpool; Getting Away, Arthouse1, London; Quay Arts, Isle of Wight;
2017: Noi, The Rum Factory,London; Contemorary British Painting Prize, Orleans House,London; Nacht und Traume, Turps Gallery, London; Make_Shift, Collyer Bristow, London; Simmering, White Conduit Projects, London
2016: Terra Tremula, Angus Hughes Gallery, London; The Flat Pack Sessions, Delta House Studios, London
2015: Borderline, C & C Gallery, London; Flower Show, White Conduit Projects, London; In the Park with Ed, Display Gallery, London
2014: Nanjing International, Nanjing, China; Painting, Smoking, Eating, Arthouse, London
2013: Parallel Universe 2, Charlie Dutton,London; Dirty Pop & Model,Leeds
2012: Temples 2 the Domestic Clifford Chance,London; Luna Park, Lion and Lamb Gallery,London; Polemicaly Small, Orleans House,London.
2011: Anthology, Charlie Smith Gallery,London; The Perfect Nude, Wimbledon School of Art,London and Phoenix Gallery,Exeter
2010: Misfits, Gallery DS, Belgium
2009: John Moores 25, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Rubbernecking, Transition Gallery, London.
2008: Anopseudonymous, Five hundred Dollars, London; The Painting Rooms, Transition Gallery, London.
2007: Year - 07 Art Fair; Lounge at County Hall, London; O Dreamland, Greatstones, Kent; Aqua Art Fair Lounge at Aqua Hotel. Miami
2006: V22:ON, Clerkenwell Workshops, London; Drip Grot, Foster Art, London
2005: The Vernacular, Standpoint Gallery, London
2004: Collage, James Coleman Gallery, London; Emergency Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.

Awards and Residencies

2010: FRINGEMK Painting Prize – Winner
2006: Arts Council Travel Bursary to U.S.A
1993: Susan K Summer Fellowship, Connecticut, U.S.A
1992: Mario Dubsky Travel Exchange to Houston, U.S.A


2015: Saturation Point - Borderline show
2009: FringeMK Catalogue
2007: Turps Banana issue 3
2006: Turps Banana issue 2; Celeste Painting Prize Catalogue
2004:AN Magazine-Aspex Gallery review
2002: Independent on Sunday-John Moores Review
2000: TI Art Collection Catalogue
1999: New York Times (Sunday Aug 15)
1995: Art Review (June)
1994: American Passion Catalogue

Teaching Experience

2011 - present: A/L at CCW Foundation
2010: External Assessor at BA Fine Art, Loughborough University
2008-2011: A/L at Chelsea College of Art & Design - Foundation
2003-: The Arts University College at Bournemouth – Foundation
2003: The Lone Ranger, James Coleman Gallery, London; Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London; ARTfutures, City of London School; Chockerf*ingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
2002: John Moores 22, The Walker, Liverpool; Reverse Engineering, Pearl, London; Drive for Show, Putt for Dough, Standpoint Gallery, London
2001: Show 2, Hat on Wall Gallery, London; Resort, Virgin Lounge, Gatwick, London
1999: Figure 8, New Arts Gallery, Connecticut, U.S.A; Made in England, Vsaby Konsthall, Vasby, Sweden
1998: Hotel Linda, Conductors Hallway, London
1997: Mixed Show, Gallery M, Stockholm, Sweden; Cologne 97, Cologne Art Fair, Germany
1996: 30 Minus, Paton Gallery, London
1995: An American Passion, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow + R.C.A
1994: 1994 Summer's Fellowship Show, Bantam Studios, Connecticut, U.S.A
1993: John Moores 18, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool