Sam Jackson
Born 1977
lives and works in London

Education
2004-2007: MA Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London
2000-2003: BA (Hons) Fine Art (First Class), Middlesex University

Awards & Resedencies
2007            Chelsea Arts Club Travel Award
2005            Sturdley Award
2004            British Institute Award
2003–2004  Florence Trust Studio Award

Solo exhibitions
2019  Chronicles, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2014  Colossal Youth (Part 2) CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2014  Colossal Youth (Part 1) VOLTA, New York, US
2011  The Fearful Joy CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2009  Vas Deferens CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2008  The Cabinet BRAUBACHfive, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2008  Boundaries Thomas Williams Fine Art, London, UK

Selected group exhibitions
2019  10 years, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
          Plan B, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, US
          Total Eclipse of the Heart – Paintings about Women (curated by Dan Coombs),
          Watson Farley & Williams, London, UK
          Making and Breaking the Rules: Royal Academy 250, Russel- Cotes Art Gallery &
          Museum, Bournemouth, UK
          Pleaser Drive (curated by GSL Projekt and CAVE 3000, GSL Projekt, Berlin, 
          Germany
2018  RUN TO ME (with Derek Ridgers | curated by Faye Dowling) Galerie Heike Strelow, 
          Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2017  RUN TO ME (with Derek Ridgers | curated by Faye Dowling) CHARLIE SMITH 
          LONDON, London, UK
2017  Part I: Street Semiotics (curated by Zavier Ellis) CHARLIE SMITH LONDON,
          London, UK
2016  A Promise of Truth - the Contemporary Portrait Galerie Robert Drees, Berlin,
          Germany
2016  Black Paintings (curated by Heike Strelow) G a lerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt am
          Main, Germany
2016  Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare (Part 2) Dean Clough, Halifax, Canada
2015  Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare (Part 1) PAPER Gallery, Manchester, UK
2015  Black Paintings CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2015  REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting (curated by Chris Stevens) 
          Walker Art Museum, Liverpool, UK
2015  Die English Kommen! – New Painting from London (curated by Zavier Ellis) Galerie
          Heike Strelow, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2014  Idolatry CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2014  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 
          (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) B1, Victoria House, 
          London, UK
2014  Cultus Deorum (curated by Zavier Ellis) Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2014  REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting (curated by Chris Stevens)
          Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK
2013  Gallery Artists: Director’s Selection CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2013  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 
          (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) B1, Victoria House, 
          London, UK
2013  Porträts Galerie Rigassi, Bern, CH
2012  The Id, the Ego and the Superego (curated by Zavier Ellis) BRAUBACHfive,
          Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2012  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT
          (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) B1, Victoria House,
          London, UK
2012  The Serpent’s Tail Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012  Polemically Small (curated by Zavier Ellis & Edward Lucie-Smith) Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, UK
2012  The Id, the Ego and the Superego (curated by Zavier Ellis & Marcela Munteanu) 
           CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2011  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT
          (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) B1, Victoria House, 
          London, UK
2011  Charlie Sierra Lima CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London, UK
2011  Everyday (curated by Tony Benn) University Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge
2011  Polemically Small (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) Klaipeda Culture Communication 
          Centre, Klaipeda, Lithuania
2011  THE FUTURE CAN WAIT presents: Polemically Small (curated by Zavier Ellis, 
          Edward Lucie-Smith & Simon Rumley) Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, US
2011  Polemically Small (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) Garboushian Gallery, Beverley
          Hills, US
2010  Pokerface Koraalberg Contemporary Art Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
2010  THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Shoreditch
          Town Hall, London, UK
2010  Polemically Small (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) CHARLIE SMITH LONDON,
          London, UK
2010  Ray Lowry London Calling Idea Generation, London, UK
2010  New British Painting (curated by Zavier Ellis & Pilvi Kalhama) Gallery Kalhama & 
          Piippo, Helsinki, Finland
2010  Call to Arms BRAUBACHfive, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2009  British Art Now (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith) Werkstatt Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2009  THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Old Truman 
          Brewery, London, UK
2009  New London School (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Galerie Schuster, 
          Berlin, Germany
2008  THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Old Truman
          Brewery, London, UK
2008  The Smallest Art Fair in the World Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, US
2008  A Stain upon the Silence (curated by Chris Shilling, Chris Page & Gaboy Gaynor) St. 
          Martins College of Art, London, UK
2008  Anticipation (curated by Kay Saatchi & Catriona Warren) Selfridges, London, UK
2008  UK Best Graduates White Box Gallery, New York, US
2008  The Past is History Part II (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Changing Role
          Gallery, Napoli, Italy
2008  The Past is History Part I (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Changing Role
          Gallery, Rome, Italy
2008  Icon (curated by Hugh Mendes) Primo Alonso Gallery, London, UK
2008  New London School (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Mark Moore Gallery, 
          Los Angeles, US
2007  THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Atlantis
          Gallery, London, UK
2006  RA 5 Lennon Weinberg, New York, US
2006  Royal Academy Show Wisniez Castle, Krakow, Poland
2005  50 Selected artists Hollow Salon, London, UK
2004  12 Award Winners Show Florence Trust, London, UK

Bibliography
2017  RUN TO ME Exhibition Catalogue
2017  The Book of Black, Faye Dowling (ISBN 978-1786270429) Laurence King Publishing
2014  REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, Chris Stevens (ISBN 978-
          1786270429) Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
2013  100 London Artists Vol. 1, Zavier Ellis & Edward Lucie-Smith iArtBook
2013  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT
          Exhibition Catalogue
2012  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT
          Exhibition Catalogue
2011  Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT
          Exhibition Catalogue
2010  New British Painting, Timo Valjakka Artforum
2009  British Art Now, Travis Jeppesen Artforum
2009  Sexuality in Art Modern Edition.com
2008  THE FUTURE CAN WAIT Exhibition Catalogue
2008  (Jul) Saatchi after Saatchi, Ginny Dougray The Times Magazine
2007  (Oct) Oh You Pretty Things, Derwent May The Times
2007  (Aug) Guide to the Fairs, Richard Clayton Sunday Times
2007  15 Young Masters, Freire Barnes Bon International (No.12)
2007  Miser & Now (Issue 10), Q&A Miser & Now

Collections
Javier Baz, Denver
Carlos Fragoso, New York
Glen Luchford, New York
David Roberts, London
Sir Norman Rosenthal, London
Kay Saatchi, Los Angeles
Private collections in Belgium, Colombia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom & United States