Curriculum Vitae
Jason Wells

63 Prescott Street
St. John’s, NL
A1C 4S7

709 638 4265
jasonwellsart@gmail.com
http://www.jasonwellsart.wordpress.com

 

EDUCATION

2007-2011
BFA
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, Newfoundland

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

August 12, 2017
Cucumber Eyes
The Big “R”

Jan. 23 – Mar. 2, 2016
Land of Mirrors: ongoing experiments in Newfoundland
Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

December 4 - December 18, 2015
Members Exhibition
Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

August 16, 2015
HOLD FAST Art Exhibition and Auction

Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

August 15, 2015
HOLD FAST Art Sprint
Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

November 26, 2014
PatchWORK
Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

November 21, 2014
Drag Idol

Velvet Nightclub, St John’s, NL

November 9, 2014
REEL FAKE

Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

July 18 – July 20 2014
ArtPride
Eastern Edge Gallery, St. Johns, NL

April 19 2014
The Tangle, A Night of Spoken Word and Performance Art
Swirsky’s, Corner Brook, NL

November – December 2014
Strangely Familiar: a collaborative project
Grenfell Campus Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

November 2011 - May 2013
SODOM - monthly show (Performance and Set Decoration)
Club 120, Toronto, ON

October 5 – October 30 2011
BMO 1st Art!
Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON

April 6 – June 4 2011
Unexpected Variations
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

January 22 – February 12 2011
Represent!
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

March 26 – April 16 2010
Pull 10
St. Michael’s Printshop, St John’s, NL

March 2009
Printopolis?
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, NL

June 2007
AP Art Class Exhibition
Arts and Culture Centre, Corner Brook, NL


PERFORMANCES

2016, Jan 23
The Artist As Present, Land of Mirrors Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

2015, September 24
One Minute Birthday Party Prescott Street, 11:43pm-11:44pm

2015, August 15
HOLD FAST Art Sprint
Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL

2016, June 19
Queen of the Metrobus, “BusFest 2015” Happy City St John’s #10 bus, 7:30am, between Downtown and Avalon Mall


RESIDENCIES

2017, April
St. Michael’s Printshop Visiting Artist Program


GRANTS

2017
City of St John’s Grants to Artists


AWARDS

2014
Drag Idol 2014 Winner, Velvet Nightclub

2011
BMO 1st Art! Competition, Newfoundland Winner

2011
Raymond G. Pafford (1937-1997) Memorial Scholarship

2007
Jones Family Excellence in Arts Scholarship
Corner Brook Regional High, Corner Brook, Newfoundland



PUBLICATIONS

2017, Spring
“Queen of the Metrobus” (4 photos of performance) Riddle Fence # 26

2016, February 26
‘What Is the New Newfoundland Dream?’, Lisa Moore (review)
Canadian Art Online
http://canadianart.ca/reviews/what-is-the-new-newfoundland- dream/

2015
Two page article about Irma Gerd with photographs
Outport Magazine, August issue

2011
I‘ATROPOS’ image used in BMO First Art! promo
Canadian Art Magazine, Fall Issue

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

April 2015 -Present
Studio Assistant to Tara Bryan Walking Bird Press, Flat Rock, NL

May - September 2015
Sil Screen Printer
Living Planet Studio, St. John’s, NL

December 2014
Adjudicator for The Arts and Letters Awards, Junior Division

September 2014
Printing Assistant to Tom Hammick

St. Michaels Print Shop, St. John’s, NL

January 2010 – April 2011
Printmaking Research Assistant
SILLIS Press / Dead Cat Press, Corner Brook, NL

September – December 2009, 2010
Silk Screen Teaching Assistant
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Corner Brook, NL

June – August 2009, 2010
Arts and Crafts Coordinator Easter Seals, Corner Brook, NL

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2008
Painting Therapy Workshops
Interfaith Seniors Home, Corner Brook, NL

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2015
BLADES: A Woodcut workshop and Steamroller Printmaking Spectacular St Michaels Printshop, St. John’s, NL

Fall 2009, 2010
MUCEP Teaching Assistant:
VART 2320 (Serigraphy) Professor Jacqueline Barrett (2009), John Graham (2010) Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, Newfoundland

 

COLLECTIONS:
The Rooms Provincial Art Bank

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Teaching Collection

Private Collections

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONs

2015

Volunteer Board Member of Eastern Edge Gallery
VANL-CARFAC Member

2011
Student Member of Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador (VANL-CARFAC)