David Jacques

1964 Born in Liverpool, England
1983-86 Chelsea School of Art H.N.D. Mural Design
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. Dundee Scotland M.A. Public Art

Exhibitions & Screenings


2013 Tate Liverpool ‘Art turning Left’ UK
MIA @ The Armory Centre for the Arts, Pasadena USA
The Minories’ Artists’ Films Programme at Colchester Film Festival
17th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA, Novi Sad Serbia
Kunstverein Horn, Austria ‘Corpus Mercatorium’ (group)
The Cutting Room ‘Open Film Call’, Nottingham Playhouse UK
WNDX Film Festival, Winnipeg, Canada
The Lab Film Festival (Sheffield Fringe Remix) London
Sheffield Fringe. BLOC Projects Sheffield UK
GHost @ Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London
International.artexpo Riccione, Italy
Kirche St. Theodor, Koln Germany (solo)
ShanghART, Shanghai China & Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
15th Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria BC Canada
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York UK

2011 Walker Gallery, Liverpool ‘The Irlam House Bequest’ (solo)
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool ‘Democratic Promenade’
Liverpool Art Prize UK
Northern Art Prize, Leeds UK
Contemporary Art Norwich. EAST International 09
Northern Print Biennale, Newcastle
EASTvideo, screenings at various venues across the UK
Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary ‘EASTgoesEAST’
Royal College of Art, London ‘Por Convencion Ferrer’ (solo)
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool ‘Next up’
Triskel Arts Centre, Cork Ireland ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ (solo)
The Model & Niland Arts Centre, Sligo, Ireland ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ (solo)
Galerie Gulliver, Cologne, Germany ‘Allotment’
Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin Ireland ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’
Bury City Gallery ‘A plea to somewhere else’
Museum of Liverpool Life ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ (solo)
Lichtof der VHS Cologne, Germany ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’
The Gasyard, Derry, Ireland ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ (solo)
Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ (solo)
Galerie Berners Cologne, Germany ‘Das Ich und die Gesellschaft’ (solo)
National Portrait Gallery, London B.P. Portrait Exhibition
Clwyd & N.W. Arts ‘touring exhibition’ Asturias Spain
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall ‘Pageant’ (solo)
National Portrait Gallery, London B.P.Portrait Exhibition
Liverpool University, Senate House ‘Recent Work’ (solo)
North West Arts Board, Liverpool ‘Recent Work’ (solo)
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool ‘A pool of signs’
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (solo)

Public / Site Specific Artworks


2011 Robert Tressell Centenary, 87-95 Dale Street Liverpool. Large scale Bannerwork (solo)
Mural workshop ‘Bidder’ EASTproject 5. Gallery at Norwich University College of the Arts (group)
‘Cities on the edge’ Liverpool Biennial. 3 billboards with Alan Dunn
11 Banners ‘Some Cobh Non-Natives’ Cobh Public Library
100 Banners & embroidered works with St Joseph’s Primary School ‘One hundred flowers to bloom’ ?Dublin Port Terminus,? Ireland
Projections & stage design ‘Bang on’ Dublin Aids Alliance theatre production, Liberty Hall Dublin
National Concert Hall Dublin ‘A celebration of the life of Victor Jara’ Backdrops
New Zealand House, Newz Bar Liverpool ‘Some Liverpool Radicals ’ series of 8 large-scale paintings
2000 Liverpool Billboard Project Billboard ‘1911 General Transport Strike’ (group) ?Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art Bannerworks (group)
1990-00 Numerous Trade Union Bannerworks (solo)

Bibliography and Interviews


2011 Sky Arts ‘Northern Art Prize’ (TV broadcast 25 mins). AP Engine. On-line interview & ‘North Canada – English Electric’ Gary Thomas 13/1/11. Exhibition catalogue ‘EASTgoesEAST. Soanyway on-line arts magazine ‘The Irlam House Bequest’. Art Monthly ‘Democratic Promenade’ review. David Briers. 2009 EAST International 2009. Exhibition catalogue (‘Por Convencion Ferrer’) Northern Print Biennale 2009. Exhibition catalogue ‘Free for all’ article featuring ‘Some Liverpool Radicals’. The Guardian. Mike Morris 27/6/09 ‘East International plays fast and loose with the truth’. The Guardian. Adrian Searle 20/7/09. 2008 ‘Sklave, geld, musik und fussball’ interview, Die Wochenzeitung WOZ Germany. Pit Wuhrer. ‘Por Convencion Ferrer – The North West of England, Anarcho-Syndicalism & Time Travel’ Liverpool University Press. ‘On the edge of passion’ (film, 52 minutes) presenter. Director: Thierry Aguila, French production for ‘Cities on the edge’. 2006 ‘Allotment’ CONTEXTS arts & practice in Ireland journal ‘The art of moving on’ The Sunday Tribune supplement Ireland, Gary Culliton. ‘100 Flowers to bloom’ Helen O’Donohue Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Port Authority publication. 2005 ‘Fluchtlinge verwachsen mit der neuen heimat’ exhibition review Kolner Stadt-Anzieger. Jurgen Kisters. 2004 ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ feature FACTO magazine, Bryan Adams. ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ Contexts – arts & practice in Ireland Journal, ‘As if in a dream dreamt by another’ Katrina Goldstone, Exhibition catalogue Ireland. 2000 ‘The Beautiful North’ presenter, 5 part series (Granada Television). 1999 Liverpool Billboard Project, catalogue. 1998 ‘Das Ich und die Gesellschaft’ feature Jurgen Kisters ‘8 Days a Week’ exhibition programme. ‘Meschen im Halbdunkel’ exhibition review Jurgen Kisters Kolner Stadt-Anzieger.1994 ‘Gift for the grotesque in images of modern mayhem’ exhibition review, Steve Brauner Liverpool Daily Post. 1991 ‘11 Painters painting’ feature, (Granada Television). ‘Strongholds’ interview, (B.B.C. Radio Ulster). 1990 ‘The New’ feature (Granada Television).

Awards / Residencies

Northern Art Prize (shortlist), Liverpool Art Prize (winner)
2008 Allianz Arts Award (for publication), Ireland (winner)
2006 Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh Ireland. Residency
2005 Triskel Arts Centre, Cork Ireland. Residency
2003-04 Firestation Artists Studio Award Dublin Ireland. Residency

Collected Works

Museum of Liverpool.
Walker Art Gallery Liverpool.
T&GWU North West Region and numerous U.K. Trade Unions.
University of Liverpool.
The British Council in Ireland / CREATE / Firestation Artists Studios, Dublin.
Triskel Arts Centre Cork Ireland.
Dublin Port Company.
Cobh Public Library.
Numerous private collections.