JIMMY SYMONDS


Education

1993-5

M.A. Photography: Royal College of Art, London

1991-2

Diploma in Photojournalism: London Institute

1980-4

English Literature and Primary Education: University of Cambridge

 

 

Solo shows

2014

Much Wenlock Poetry Festival, Shropshire

2013

Poetry Society, London

2011

October Gallery, London

2008

Thread Winchester Gallery, Hampshire

2007

Lexicon Oxford University Press Gallery, Oxford (cat.)

2006

Lexicon British Council, Bangkok; Clotworthy, County Antrim (cat.)

2003

Stealing Beauty Beardsmore Gallery, London

 

Book of Hours Jerwood Gallery, Oxford

2000-4

Words of the Century Winchester School of Art (cat.)

1999

National Institute of Medical Research, Mill Hill, London

1998

Freshfields Gallery, London

 

Gainsborough's House, Suffolk

1996

Friends' Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

 

 

Group shows

2011

Caminos de Hierro Madrid, Spain

2010

London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2009

Word on the Streets Royal College of Art, London

2008

Special Photographers' Company, London

2007

Art and Sacred Places Portsmouth Cathedral (cat.)

2006

A Sculptural Landscape University of Winchester (cat.)

 

Landscapes Crear, Argyllshire

2005

Perspective '05 Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast (cat.)

2004

Common Ground Artsway, Hampshire

 

Water, water everywhere Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York

 

Beardsmore Gallery, Chelsea Art Fair

2003

England and Co, Ladbroke Grove, London

2002

You are History Octagon Gallery, University of Essex (cat.)

 

Summer Exhibition Art First, Cork St, London

 

Forest Southern Arts touring exhibition (cat.)

1999

Joining In Winchester School of Art, Hampshire (cat.)

1997

Special Photographers' Gallery, London

 

Royal Photographic Society, Bath (cat.)

1996

After the Flood Royal College of Art, London (cat.)

 

East Anglian Open Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, Norfolk

 

Virgin Atlantic Gallery, London

 

Contemporary Art Society, Royal Festival Hall, London

1995

The Show Royal College of Art (cat.)

 

Make Believe, Royal Festival Hall, London (cat.)

 

Royal Photographic Society, Bath (cat.)

 

 

Collections

British Council; National Art Library; Oxford University Press; Reading Museum; Winchester School of Art

 

 

Artist residencies

2010

Bright Space Residency, Solihull

2009

Ogier Artist Project, States of Jersey

2007-8

George Pindar School, Scarborough

2007

Winchester Textile Project, Southern Arts

2006

Art and Sacred Places, Arts Council UK

2005-6

South Bank Sinfonia and Forestry Commission, Crear

2005

Connecting Futures, British Council, Thailand

2004-5

Ideas Factory, Tate Britain

2004

Summer Course in Printmaking Gainsborough's House, Suffolk

2001

Invited artist for the Joining-In Project funded by Arts Council UK

2000-4

Words of the Century, Southern Arts

1999-2000

Mile-ennium Project, Winchester

1996

Reading Museum, Berkshire

 

 

Teaching

1998-present

Freelance educational consultant; creative enrichment for children

1991-present

Lecturer for GIFT; literature courses for G&T students

1998-2003

Lecturer for Excellence in Cities; Liverpool and London

1994-2001

Enrichment Co-ordinator; Hockerill Anglo-European School, Herts

1991-4

Part-time Class Teacher; London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

1985-1991

Class Teacher; Millfields County Primary School, Wivenhoe, Essex

 

 

Publications for Children

2005

Compendium British Council

1997

Hunchback of Notre-Dame Dorling Kindersley

1996

Snap Happy Dorling Kindersley

1994

Playground Pack Dorling Kindersley

1993

Creative Writing Henderson Publishing

1992

Photography Henderson Publishing

 

 

Published Articles

2013

Words Of The Century, Poetry Review

In so many words, C20 Magazine

2011

Word associations, Amateur Photographer

2005

Making the Connection, Teaching and Learning Magazine

 

Words of the Century, Times Educational Supplement

2000

Double Exposure, Guardian Weekend Magazine

1998

Light Show, Art and Craft Magazine Scholastic Publishing

1997

Once upon a time, Art and Craft Magazine Scholastic Publishing

1996

A Year with Poetry, ed. Michael Rosen CLPE Publication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All images © Jimmy Symonds 2011 Credits