"FLOWERS ON THE ANVIL"

A Special Studio Exhibition celebrating Twenty Years of Painting and Drawing
Private View, Thursday October 12th 6pm - 8.30pm

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Studio No 7

London Museum of Water & Steam
Green Dragon Lane, Brentford,
Middlesex TW8 0EN

Jason in Workshop

Curriculum Vitae

Society Memberships
Royal Society of Portrait Painters
New English Art Club  - Elected President Dec 2008 - Dec 2013
Pastel Society
Biographical Details
4th March 1957 Born in Chiswick 
1975 –1979 Camberwell School of Art 
Foundation Course and BA Hons in Fine Art
1979 – 1982 Royal Academy Schools
Post Graduate Diploma in Painting
Teaching Posts
Adult Education  
1979 – 1985 Richmond Adult Community College
Life Drawing, Painting, and Study Plan Programme
2000 – 2003 Kensington and Chelsea College
Advanced Painting
Further Education  
1986 – 1996   University of Westminster
Co-ordinator Fine Art Studies - Foundation Art
1996 –2000 University of the Creative Arts, Farnham
Fine Art Studies, Drawing Programme
Foundation Art
Higher Education  
1981 – 2000 University of the Creative Arts, Farnham
Drawing for Design, BA Courses
Textiles, Glass and Ceramics
1982 – 1998 Metropolitan University (John Cass Faculty of Art)
Drawing, Painting and Design
1991 Oxford Brookes University, Architecture School
Visiting Lecturer
Museum and Gallery Education  
1993 Founder NEAC Drawing School
1994 – 2003  Curator of the NEAC Drawing School
Co-ordinated workshops for NEAC Drawing School
Mall Galleries “Making a Mark” workshops
Nottingham Castle Museum
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Sir John Soane Museum
“The Vineyard” - drop in centre Richmond
Hogarth House
St Anne’s School Morden (severe learning difficulties)
HMP Wormwood Scrubs
The Stroke Association
Turtle Key Arts Centre
Putney School of Art
The Royal West of England Academy
London Museum of Water and Steam
2006 - 2008 Big Draw Events - London Museum of Water and Steam and Hogarth Trust
2010 Mall Galleries - Pastel Society Workshops
2014 V&A Museum  "Constable –The Making of a Master"
Ink Pastel and Mixed Media Workshop
Artists Residencies
1985 – 1986    Fulham Football Club
1998 - date London Museum of Water and Steam
1998,00,02,04,06 Grove Park Music Festival
2011 Championship Artist, Wimbledon
2013 Official War Artist REME Regiment, Camp Bastion, Afghanistan
Specialist Courses
1997 - 2010 Summerleaze Gallery
2000 Hampstead School of Art
2006  Parker Harris  - Discerning Eye
2001,01,04, 06 Harrodian School
2007 - 2015 West Dean College Short Course Programme  
2008 Investic Investment Bank
2008 Belmont School, Chiswick
2013, 2014 Putney School of Art
2014 Quiddity Fine Art  - Still Life and Oil Painting
2014, 2015 Heatherleys School of Fine Art - Master Class in Drawing
2014, 2015 Heatherleys School of Fine Art - Advanced Portrait Painting
Television
2001   Watercolour Challenge, Art Expert
Channel Four
Production Company Planet Four
2013 BBC 1 David Dimbleby  
“Britain and the Sea”
Featured Artist – Walberswick Harbour
Episode 4  Pleasure and Escape
Lectures
2001   London Museum of Water and Steam
“From Kew Bridge to Camp Bastion”
Official War Artist Lecture and Exhibition
September 2104
October 2014 Ashmolean Museum,  Oxford
“Hard Held”  - Official War Artist Lecture and Exhibition
February 2015 Heatherleys School of Fine Art
“From Kew Bridge to Camp Bastion”
Official War Artist Lecture and Exhibition
Also featured 40 years of sketchbook drawings
Committees
1991 - 2013 NEAC Executive Committee
1995 - date Hogarth Trust
1993 – 2003 NEAC Drawing School Committee
Honorary Positions/Memberships
President, NEAC Dec 2008 - Dec 2013
Vice President, Grove Park Music Festival
Arts Club, Dover Street  
Editorial adviser, “The Artist”
President, Arts Richmond 2012
Publications
1988 “Starting Drawing” Bloomsbury Press
Articles/The Artist
1991 Painting from Observation
1992 NEAC Drawing School
1995 Small Paintings
2008 The River  
2011 Trees  
Scholarships
1982 Greenshield Award
1987 William Townsend Scholarship
  The Banff Centre, Canada   
1991 British Council, Smolyn, Bulgaria
Prizes/Awards
1979 Camberwell Painting Prize
1987 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  Daler/Rowney Best Painting in Acrylic
1992 Hunting Group Prize Highly Commended
1999 NEAC Critics Choice
2003 Royal Portrait, Changing Faces Award
2005 Hunting Group Prize Best Regional Painting 
Exhibitions
One Man Exhibitions  
1990,92,96,98,02 New Grafton Gallery 
2004,07 Cedar House Gallery
2006,08,11, 13 The Russell Gallery                                
2014 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
2015 Heatherleys School of Fine Art
Group Exhibitions  
2006 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2006,11 Discerning Eye 
2006 One Love, Lowry Gallery
2005 Hunting Group, Royal College
2007 to date Royal Portrait Annual
1985 to date NEAC Annual
2008 to date Pastel Society Annual
Collections  
Duke of Devonshire
Arts Club, Dover Street
Sir Brinsley Ford
Royal Tank Regiment
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Municipal Art Gallery, Smolyen, Bulgaria
Museo Taurino, Pamplona, Spain
All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Fulham Football Club
The Boas Collection
London Museum of Water and Steam
Chiswick School
The Peoples Portraits
Girton College, Cambridge