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    While music stealing round the glimmering deeps
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    While music stealing round the glimmering deeps

    , Jessie Stevenson, 2022, oil on linen, 200 x 200 x 3.5 cm

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    A memory of departed pleasures
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    A memory of departed pleasures

    , Jessie Stevenson, 2022, oil on linen, 200 x 200 x 3.5 cm

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    Not of this noisy world
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    Not of this noisy world

    , Jessie Stevenson, 2022, oil on linen, 200 x 200 x 3.5 cm

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    Our thoughts are at least ours
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    Our thoughts are at least ours

    , Jessie Stevenson, 2022, oil on linen, 100 x 100 x 3.5 cm

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    Unwilling to forget that day
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    Unwilling to forget that day

    , Jessie Stevenson, 2022, oil on linen, 100 x 100 x 3.5 cm

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  6. Jessie Stevenson – MA/MFA

    Curriculum Vitae

    Born 1993, Norwich, UK
    www.jessiestevenson.com
    @jessiemstevenson

    Education

    2019 - 2022  
    Masters in Fine Art Painting, Slade School of Fine Art

    2013 - 2017
    BA Hon Fine Art, Central Saint Martins

    2011 - 2013
    Foundation Diploma and Painting Course, Leith School of Art

    Awards

    2022, The Richard Ford Award, The Prado Museum, Madrid

    2021, Col Art Residency, The Fine Art Collective, London

    2019, JOYA: Residency, Sierra María-Los Vélez National Park, Spain

    2017, The Cass Art Prize, Central Saint Martins Graduate Award

    2015, Ackademie Der Bildenen Künste, Erasmus programme, Vienna

    Exhibitions

    Solo Exhibitions

    2021, Way Out East, Sapling Gallery, London


    Selected Group Exhibitions

    2022, The Colour and Poetry Symposium, The Slade School of Fine Art

    2022, Art On A Postcard, International Women’s Day Auction, London

    2022, The Pump House, Berntson Bhattacharjee, Battersea Park, London

    2021, Thesmophoria, Soho Revue X Purslane, London

    2021, Stäying Alive, Berntson Bhattacharjee, Falsterbo, Sweden

    2021, Metis, Purslane

    2021, Domesticity and the Feminine, Procrastinarting

    2021, To be a shell, Queensrollahouse, London

    2021, The Artists’ Dozen, The Artists Contemporary X Procrasinarting

    2021, Mnemysone, Purslane

    2021, Cutting at lemons for freckles, Skippings Gallery, Great Yarmouth

    2021, Colour and Poetry online exhibition, The Slade School of Fine Art

    2021, Berntson Bhattacharjee X Women's Aid Charity Auction

    2020, The Ing Discerning Eye, Tabish Khan Art Critic’s Choice

    2020, The Heart of Light, The Silence, Online group show

    2020, Slade Runner, ASC Gallery, London

    2020, SAVAGE 2020, The Crypt Gallery, London

    2019, Peacock Yard, Kennington, London

    2018, Inhabiting The Dome, Whiteleys, London

    2018, Skins X Eccleston Yards, London

    2018, The Portuguese Love Affair, Hackney, London

    2018, Low Island & Friends, Scala Kings Cross, London

    2017, Mercer Street, New York City

    2017, New Works 54 The Gallery, Mayfair, London

    2016, YAZ, Pip Collective, Vienna

    2015, Here in Archway, London

    2015, 4.3 x 24 x 2.9, The Rag Factory, London

    2014, Second Nature, London

    2014, Latency, Vyner Street Gallery, London

    2014, Slippers, Hoxton Gallery, London


    Private Collections

    United Kingdom
    USA
    Switzerland
    Sweden
    Belgium


    Press/Publications/Interviews

    2022 A Private View with Maeve Doyle, Soho Radio and Podcast
    2022 Issue 11: Process. Emerging Art, P. 69, Trebuchet Magazine
    2022 The New Galleries Giving Back, Financial Times, How To Spend It
    2021 The Top 7 Central London Exhibitions To See In September, FAD Magazine 2021 Issue 7, The shock of the now, Hector Campbell
    2021 A Private View with Maeve Doyle, Soho Radio
    2021 The Top 5 Online Exhibitions to see right now, FAD Magazine
    2021 The Artists’ Dozen, Top Ten, The Rafiki Gallery online
    2021 Instagram live Interview @the_artists_contemporary
    2021 Instagram live Interview @procrasinarting_
    2021 Sensation , Savage Journal Print Issue 13
    2020 The Heart of Light, The Silence, UCL Research
    2018 ‘Inhabiting the Dome..’, Aesthetica Magazine
    2018 ‘Inhabiting The Dome’, Country & Town House
    2018 ‘Inhabiting The Dome’, BBC Culture
    2018 ‘Artists Inhabit Whiteleys’ blank canvas’, London Live
    2018 ‘The Top 7 Art Exhibitions to see in London this week’ FAD Magazine
    2017 'CSM: A FINE DEGREE OF ART ON SHOW' Public House of Art
    2017 'Central Saint Martins Graduate Show' Londonist
    2017 'Central Saint Martins Colourful And Diverse Degree Shows 2017' Artlyst
    2017 'The CSM Degree Show' Art History UK
    2017 'Paint applied to itself without canvas, paper or board...' Tolla_sg
    2017 'Here's one of our favourite pieces from painting student...' Cass Art
    2014 'The first fashion is great British brand show in Guangzhou' GOV.UK
    2014 'Starry night vs Spring Outing' Foods1.com, New Express, 21cn.com, 163.com 2014 'GREAT Britain Brand Show” held in Guangzhou yesterday' Guangzhou Daily 2014 'GREAT Britain Brand Show” Xinhua News Agency, China News Service: 2014 'GREAT Britain Brand Show” kicks off in Guangzhou' Huazia.com
    2014 'British Fashion Show held in Guangzhou' Southcn.com English:
    2014 'The Great British Brand Show' Delta Bridges

Jessie Stevenson – MA/MFA

My work explores the potency of the North Norfolk landscape; both as a poetic and philosophical gesture. A download of physical energy, I want to embody the sensory experience of nature with daring mark making and uninhibited movement.

I draw inspiration from the colours and techniques of Old Masters including J. M. W. Turner and Eugène Delacroix, as well as the Romantic poetry of William Wordsworth. These are combined with contemporary pop culture references, incorporating colourways from fashion advertising and television series such as the period drama Bridgerton. Working from digital moving images, contemporary pigments, and frenetic 'colour beginnings' in multiple sketchbooks; I want to pursue my own experience of memory and place to create a feeling of sensory pleasure and spatial uncertainty in the work.