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The Royal Drawing School

drawing in the studio

Jez has been nominated by Birmingham School of Art for a place on the residency programme at the prestigious Royal Drawing School at Dumfries House in Ayrshire. The residency is for two weeks during October and November 2017

GF Smith Papers

Jez is delighted to announce that he receives support from Hull based GF Smith, paper merchant and manufacturer. GF Smith, founded in 1885 provide the finest papers to artists internationally. Jez is currently working with paper supplied by GF Smith on his MA show; Magpies, which will be shown at Birmingham School of Art 1st - 8th September.

Jez would like to say a special thanks to paper consultant Jane Crowther

GF Smith

New Art West Midlands 2018

Jez has been selected to exhibit in the New Art West Midlands exhibition in 2018. The exhibition showcases 28 recent graduate artists, at BA, MA and PhD levels from the leading art schools of the West Midlands. The exhibition will take place at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, and Airspace Gallery Stoke on Trent, February - May 2018. Jez graduated from his MA, Queer Studies in Visual Art & Culture at Birmingham School of Art in September 2017.

UK Parliament Art collection - Artwork of the month

Jez's artwork 'Wolfenden' (2015 - 16) which was originally commissioned by Parliament in 2015, has been selected as Parliament's Artwork of the month. A short film about the work can be seen here

Not Here - A Queer Anthology of Loneliness

Jez's text work Magpies (I) has been selected for inclusion in the publication, Not Here - A Queer Anthology of Loneliness, the first publication by Pilot Press, a new artist-led press founded by artist Richard Dodwell available from Pilot Press and Printed Matter NYC