Jan Dunning

Jan Dunning


Untitled (Memory) 2004 75 x 75cm colour pinhole photographs


Jan Dunning

1975 Born in Stockton-on Tees, UK.
2000 Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, London, Postgraduate Certificate in Photography
1996 Exeter University. BA Hons Fine Art and English Literature
Lives and works in London, UK

Solo Exhibitions

Artificial Realities, (with Erik Benson, Leigh Tarantino) Black and White Gallery, Chelsea, New York

Secrets, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
All The Wild Ones, Standpoint, Shoreditch, London

Natural Histories, Firstsite, Colchester, UK. (Catalogue)
The Watcher in the Woods, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, UK
Eerie, 31 Grand Gallery, Williamsburg, New York, USA

Magically Real: Fantasies of the Commonplace (with Kathryn Faulkner) Gallery IOTA, Ramsgate, Kent

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Space Between, curated by Kate MccGwire and Marilene Oliver, St. Pancras Crypt, London
Millennium Images, Crane Kalman Gallery, Brighton, UK

ArtSway 2008 Selected by Camilla Brown, The Photographer's Gallery, ArtSway, Hampshire
Fantastic, Found, Fake: Conjunction 2008 Contemporary Arts Festival (Commissioned Artist) Airspace Gallery, Stoke on Trent, UK.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, 31 Grand, New York. USA
Renaissance, Salvatore Ferragamo Gallery, New York, USA

Chasing Tales, Project 4 Gallery, Washington DC, USA

Forest Dreaming, Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Devon, UK
Love Will Tear Us Apart; National Arts Club, New York. USA

Dead Kids Do Nothing, 31 Grand, Williamsburg, New York USA
Time of Light, Ale and Porter Arts, Bradford on Avon, UK. (Cat.)
Creekside Open (Selectors David Tremlett, Eileen Cooper) APT Gallery, London
2004 Trace, Hirschl Contemporary Fine Art, London
Transmogrifications, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London

Grants and Awards

UK Winner FLASH FORWARD 2010, The Magenta Foundation Awards for Emerging Photographers

Selected Artist. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice, Rebekah Modrak and Bill Anthes, Routledge.

Commissioned Artist for Conjunction 2008 Contemporary Arts Festival: Fantastic, Found and Fake, Airspace Gallery, Stoke on Trent, in partnership with Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent City Council and The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

International Photography Awards 2007: Shortlisted for the UK Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year

International Photography Awards 2007: Highly Commended in the Category:Fine Art Photography: Landscapes

Arts Council of England Professional Development Grant

The Independent and American Express Young Photographer of the Year Competition. The Independent on Saturday Magazine

The Pocket Precious (16mm film, 10min. Writer/Director) Shortlisted for Best Student Film, Kinofilm Short Film Festival, Manchester
Selected for Raindance East Festival 2002

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