Jennifer Jane Allinson - Biography


1980Born, Ormskirk, Lancashire
1998-99BTEC Diploma Art and Design, Blackpool and The Fylde College
1999-03BA (hons) Fine Art, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
2001-02Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich, Guest student, Winter semester
2003-04Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich, Diploma student
2005Artists Placement Programme (Octo Product Development)
2005GLEAM, Durham Business School
2005-07Octo Product Development
2007-09 Higher Education Cultural Development Manager, Universities for the North East
2009-12 Post Graduate Student, University of Sunderland
2009 Present Cultural Affairs Development Officer, Newcastle University



2015 Forthcoming Solo Exhibition, DLI, Durham Art Gallery, Durham
2013 Forthcoming, Dreamland with Sasa Savic, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013 Forthcoming Solo Exhibition, British Science Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne
2012 Kith and Kin II: New Glass and Ceramics, National Glass Centre, Sunderland
2010 Group Exhibition, Calder Gallery, Hebden Bridge
2009 Roses are Red, Mushroom Works, Newcastle
2007-08'Seasons', The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2005The Art of Love, The Oxo Tower Gallery, London
2004Jahresaustellung, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich
2003Degree Show, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
2003The Hanging Jury, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne
2002-03'My mother said I never should..', Bluecoat Art Gallery, Liverpool
2002Probewand, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Munich.
2001'I warned you ...', The Long Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne


Awards / Funding and Commissions

2012Bay Plastics, Corporate sponsorship
2007Arts Council, 'Grants for the Arts', National Lottery funding
2007'Conversations with Purpose', private sponsorship
2007Sponsors Club for Arts and Business, match funding
2007Business Link, 'Solutions Funding'
2006NCSP (Northern Cultural Skills Partnership), Training bursary, Carpentry apprenticeship
2006Arts Council, 'Grants for the Arts' funding
2006Newcastle University, New Trader Award
2005Arts Council Grant, Artists Placement Programme
2005NCSP Training bursary
2005NCSP Mentoring Sponsorship
2005Newcastle University (Business Plan awards, Newcastle University) Award winner, three categories
2003-04DAAD Scholarship (German Government), postgraduate research year
2002Newcastle University, J.Newman Book Prize (Best Dissertation)
2000Newcastle University, John Christie Prize
2001Newcastle University, John Christie Prize
1999Blackpool and the Fylde College, Mary Elizabeth Barrow Award
2007Newcastle University, award commission
2006Newcastle University, award commission
1999Blackpool and the Fylde College, library sculpture commission


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