Jonathan Baldock

Born in 1980 in Kent, UK. He graduated from Winchester School of Art with a BA in Painting, followed by the Royal College of Art with an MA in Painting.

 

Recent solo shows include There’s No Place Like Home, CGP (The Gallery) & CGP (Dilston Grove), London; The Biggest Fear Is That Someone Will Crawl Into It, Space, London, Jonathan Baldock, OneWork Gallery, Vienna (2017); The Skin I Live in, Nicelle Beauchene, New York (2016); Notes from the Orifice, Vitrine Gallery, London; The Soft Machine, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff; Hot Spots, The Apartment, Vancouver (2014) and A Strange cross between a Butcher’s Shop and a Nightsclub, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (2013). Recent group exhibitions include Objects like us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, Uncanny Memories, Sophia Contemporary Gallery, London, Performance: Late at Tate St Ives (with Florence Peake), St Ives, Figures in a Landscape (Rubato Dance Company), Gemäldegalerie im Kulturforum, Berlin, TERRA (A contemporary history of clay), Hotel Contemporary, London (2018), Love Life: Act 3, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, Love Life: Act 2, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool; Offshore, artists explore the sea (collaboration with Ian J Brown)Maritime Museum, Hull (2017); Conversation Piece – Part 3, Fondazione Memmo, Rome; Love Life: Act 1, (2 person touring show with Emma Hart) Peer, London; Baldock Pope Zahle, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Seepferdchen und Flugfische (touring), Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen (Germany) (2016); Archetypes, Power, and Puppets, College of Wooster Art Museum (CWAM), Wooster, OH (USA); Only the Lonely / Seuls les solitaires (curated by Elina Suoyrjö), La Galerie centre d’art contemporain, Paris (Fr) (2015); Protected Space, Belmacz, London; Warm Bodies (a two-person show with Olga Balema), Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, (NL) (2014).

 

Jonathan Baldock is the first recipient of the newly established Freelands — Lomax Ceramics Fellowship and also guest resident artist at Bluecoat, Liverpool (2017-18).

 

He lives and works in London.

Artworks

  • A guiding hand

    Jonathan Baldock

    A guiding hand, 2016

    steel, felt, foam, jesmonite, glass, bronze and ipad
    250 × 120 × 120cm

  • A Guiding Hand (detail)

    Jonathan Baldock

    A Guiding Hand (detail)

  • Mask XXXVI

    Jonathan Baldock

    Mask XXXVI, 2018

    ceramic
    38 × 28 × 5cm

  • Out damn'd spot!

    Jonathan Baldock

    Out damn'd spot!, 2016

    felt, fabrics, polymer, powder-coated steel

  • Installation View

  • Now We Look To The Future

    Jonathan Baldock

    Now We Look To The Future, 2017

    felt applique on hessian
    400 × 350cm

  • Eye Table

    Jonathan Baldock

    Eye Table, 2017

    mixed media (wood, colour play sand, crystal ball)
    194 × 95 × 5cm

  • Self-Portrait

    Jonathan Baldock

    Self-Portrait, 2013

    photographic print
    84 × 60cm

  • Form with Limbs

    Jonathan Baldock

    Form with Limbs, 2014

    felt, silk-thread, polymer, wood, terracotta
    35 × 38.5 × 18cm

  • Organs of Narcissus

    Jonathan Baldock

    Organs of Narcissus, 2014

    mirrored acrylic, mdf, raw cotton, wool, lavender
    120 × 90 × 6.5cm

  • Eye Staring

    Jonathan Baldock

    Eye Staring, 2017

    mixed media

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