Alison Jardine (Studio 1C2)

Pebble 2017
Lazurite 2017
Wilderness 2017
Landscape from the Anthropocene August 2017
Quilt August 2017
Make Great Art on Your iPad July 2017

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Alison Jardine is a British artist and author living and working in Dallas, TX, who works across a broad range of disciplines, including new media, sculpture and painting. She was selected as a featured artist in Dallas's Aurora festival in both 2013 and 2015, where she presented her physically immersive digital video environments. Jardine was named a Finalist for the 2016 Hunting Art Prize for Painting & Drawing. The artist's sculptural cement drawings were featured in New American Paintings, Issue 126, West edition. She is a Fellow of the Hambidge Center of Arts & Science, in Georgia, USA. In 2013 she founded the Dallas Arboretum Artist in Residence program.

Alison regularly writes and speaks about art, including at the Dallas Museum of Art as part of the State of the Arts panel discussions by KERA, discussing art and technology. Her forthcoming book, Make Great Art on the iPad, will be published in Europe and the US in summer, 2017 (Octopus Press, Hachette, London). Her work has been exhibited across the country including Dallas, New York, San Francisco, Connecticut and Georgia, and is represented in Dallas by Erin Cluley Gallery. She studied at the University of London (Bachelor of Arts), University of Texas at Dallas (ATEC), and the College of Visual Art & Design (CVAD) at University of North Texas (MFA, Painting and Drawing), and currently teaches drawing at the University of North Texas.


Master of Fine Arts (College of Visual Art & Design, University of North Texas) (2015-2017)
Graduate Studies in Art & Technology (ATEC) - University of Texas at Dallas (2014-15)

Bachelor of Arts (Hons), (Birkbeck College) (1994)

Awards, Prizes, & Scholarships
Finalist - Hunting Prize for Painting & Drawing (2016)
The Joann Elliot Bond Memorial Scholarship (2016-17, UNT CVAD)
The Thomas Norby Memorial Scholarship for Drawing & Painting (2017-18, UNT CVAD)
Best in Show award at the annual 500 Expo at 500X Gallery, Dallas
The Henderson Art Prize, Dallas, TX - public art piece installed (2013-15)
Grand Prize winner, Art of Elan (2009)

Selected Publications
"Urban Flora: An Interview with Alison Jardine", Peripheral Vision Arts, Issue 4 (interview and article by Georgia Erger)
Patron Magazine, June/July 2017
New American Paintings No. 126 West Issue (October 2016)
Digital Artist Magazine (2011)
Poets & Artists - Self-Portrait Edition (2009)

Selected Talks & Writing
Make Great Art on your iPad -(Author) Octopus press (Hachette, London) ( August 2017, USA & Europe)
Is Painting Dead? (Episode 6) Interview/discussion as part of a podcast by CreateHub (2017)
Dallas Museum of Art - State of the Arts: Art & Technology (Panelist) April 2015
Drawing With Thread: Gabriel Dawe published on KERA Art & Seek - interview & article by Alison Jardine
TV feature on CBS (National news) (2011)
Digital Artist Magazine - Introduction to Abstraction (pub. July 14, 2011) (author)

Residency, The Hambidge Center, GA (2013)
Artist-in-Residence, Dallas Arboretum (2013)

Public Artworks
Aurora 2015 - "Nothing Stays Put" by The Inside Out Collective (Alison Jardine, Liz Trosper & Lauren Cadieaux) - an immersive wood and cloth structure activated by video artwork. It was commissioned by Zhulong Gallery, Dallas.
Selected as a "pre-qualified" public artist, Fort Worth 2015-17
UK's cultural Olympiad (2012)- as part of the LiveLIVE project
Aurora 2013 - "Silent Spring" video projection

Solo Shows
Erin Cluley Gallery - September-October, Dallas (2017)
Some Found Form - ModArt Gallery, Dallas (2015)
Solar Explorations - Luminarte Gallery, Dallas (2014)
PixelNation Ro2 Art, Dallas (2012)
PixelNation ArtCentre of Plano, Plano TX (2011)
Intermittent Light Laura Moore Gallery, McKinney TX (2011)

Group Shows & Collaborations
Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas TX. Summer Show. (2016, 2017)
The Art Room, Fort Worth; curator Nathan Madrid (2016)
Lightweight Hambidge Center of Arts & Science, Georgia, USA (2016)
500X gallery, Dallas "500XPO" Juror: Erin Cluley (2016)
Painting & Drawing Graduate Invitational Lightwell Gallery, CVAD Building, University of North Texas (2016)
Ipseity - Liz Trosper & Alison Jardine - Tarrant County College; curated by Christopher Blay, March-April 2015
Edith O'Donnell Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas ? Alison Jardine, Liz Trosper and Luke Harnden (2015)
Urban Ecologies - CentralTrak Artist's Residency, Dallas, TX "Sculptural Video Installation" Liz Trosper & Alison Jardine
The Consortium - graduate exhibit from SMU, UTD & UTA at 500 Singleton (2015)
Zener Schon Contemporary, San Francisco (2014)
500X gallery, Dallas "500XPO" Juror: Aaron Parazette (2013)
Chaos! At Ro2 Art, Dallas (Summer show)
125 Show, The ARTs Gallery, Plano, TX - juror Ryder Richards and Laura Green (2012)
Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT "Juxtaposition" Juror: Alyssa Monks (2012)
Ugallery, San Francisco - Paperwork (2012)
K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi "Third Coast National" Juror: Trenton Doyle Hancock. (2011)
Affordable Art Fair, Manhattan, New York (Ugallery) (2010)
Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX - Summer Show (2010)

Rob Aikey (3W2)
Jennifer Ayyad (3W1)
Jay Bailey (3E3)
Connie Roschlau Ball (2W8)
Cindy Brewer (3C8)
Teresa Bristol (3C6)
Fannie Brito (2E1)
Julie Shunick Brown (2C5)
Francene Christianson (2W3)
Djay Chung (3E1B)
Monica Cowsert (3W8)
Andrea Foley (2W3)
Marianne Gargour (2W1)
Andrea Guay (2C6)
Stacie Hernandez (3E2)
Walter Hofheinz (2E2)
Richard Hogan (1W6)
David Hoyt (2C1)
Alison Jardine (1C2)
Elaine Jary (3C6)
Jennifer Kaufman (2C2)
Jenny Keller (2C3B)
David Klucsarits (2W6)
Andrew Kochie (3W6 & 3W5)
Brittany Lyons (2E1)
Kathy Mackey (2W7)
Marcia Reilly (2C5A)
Ty Milner (3C5)
Marsha Moser (1C4)
Bob Nunn (1C4)
Carol Pankratz (2E1)
Kaila Parrish (3C3)
Jan Partin (2C3B)
Susan Paulson Clark (3C6)
Kim Petty (3C7)
Tanya Slate (3W4)
Robert Strauss (3C2)
MarySue Foster (3W3)
Michael Sutton (1W5)
Carroll Swenson-Roberts (2C2)
Edith Torres (2E1)
Liz Trosper (1C2)
Elizabeth Wilson (2W7)
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