Josie Jenkins Artist Bio
Josie Jenkins is an award winning artist based in Liverpool, UK. She studied for her BA Hons in Fine Art (Painting) at Norwich School of Art and Design, UK graduating in 2002 and has since exhibited in the UK and internationally. Jenkins was born in Yorkshire, United Kingdom, in 1980 and worked as an artist in Hull and Nottinghamshire, before settling in Liverpool. Jenkins is a director of Arena Studios, an active artist studio group that has been an integral part of the grassroots Liverpool Art Scene for over thirty years.
2015 Nothing Gallery, Xiamen, China, A Distorted View.
2015 CEAC, Xiamen, China, Exploding Mountains.
2014 Cork Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, Pathos and Entropy.
2013 Dot Art, Liverpool, UK, Deadwood.
2012 Bridewell Studios and Gallery, Liverpool, UK, England Lost Me.
2009 Long Eaton Art Room, Long Eaton, UK.
2004/2003 Hull Screen, Hull, UK.
2004/2003 Swan House, Beccles, UK.
2016 Threshold Festival, Liverpool, UK, Alchemy.
2016 Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, UK, Into the Wilderness.
2015 Djupivogur , Iceland, Rolling Snowball/6.
2015 Corke Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, Edge of the Known World.
2014 No Format Gallery, London, UK, Out of the Box.
2014 The Mall Galleries, London, UK, New Lights - Art in the North.
2014 The Reader Gallery, Liverpool, UK, Above and Beneath.
2014 The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, UK, New Lights Art Prize
2013 Mercer Gallery, Harrogate, UK, New Lights Art Prize
2013 Corke Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, Landscape 2013
2012 Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth, UK, The Gallery Artists
2012 Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, UK, West Lancashire Open
2011 3 Bedfordbury Gallery, London, UK, Show Me the Artists
2011 The Royal College of Art, London, UK, Show Me the Monet Exhibition
2010 Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, UK, Nottingham Open
2013 Valeria Sykes Award, New Lights Art Prize
2012 'Best Landscape', West Lancashire Open
2015 C-Platform, Xiamen, China, C-Platform Exchange
2014 Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China, self directed residency
2014 Allenheads Contemporary Arts, Allenheads, UK, self directed residency
2014 Sevenstreets and Liverpool International Music Festival, You Are Here
Essay titled 'Four Paintings and a Life Room Past' Chapman, D ed. Norwich a Local History, (Norwich: Tempus Publishing, 2002)