Lot 431 - Davina Jackson - Icarus Dreams
Lot 431 - Davina Jackson - Icarus Dreams

Lot 431 - Davina Jackson - Icarus Dreams

Ink, Watercolour and Gouache on Paper
A6 (10X15CM) ORIGINAL ARTWORK
SIGNED ON VERSO
ARTIST INFO

Davina Jackson is a British , figurative artist and currently works from her studio at Kingsgate Workshops in london . She studied at Central St Martin’s , The Byam Shaw and completed her post graduate masters at The Royal Academy Schools where she was awarded the Gold Medal prize for painting . She is a regular exhibitor at The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and The Discerning Eye and has had 4 solo exhibitions in the last 5 years , one in Trieste , Italy that was curated by Edward -Lucie Smith . Her recent solo show at The Pontone Gallery in London was an exhibition of works exploring the fate of humanity through different interpretations of allegorical Greek Myths.  

 
Davina’s work centres around the figure, portraying intimate moments and fragments of memory. She likes to sculpt and simplify the bodies, preferring to explore the essence of a pose or mood and her inspiration lies in storytelling , poetry and the theatre as well as her own personal experiences , especially as a mother and woman . 

  
Davina has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout her artistic career in painting and drawing .  
 
1989-1990 Foundation in Art and Design, Central/St Martins 
1991-1994 BA. (Hons) Fine Art - Painting, The Byam Shaw School of Art  
1994 -1997 Masters Fine Art, The Royal Academy Schools 

2020 The Sunday Times Watercolour competition  
The Royal Academy Summer/Winter show 
2019 Solo Exhibition , Close To The Sun, The Pontone Gallery , London  
The Discerning Eye The Mall Galleries, London 
Solo show , Moor House, Moorgate,London 
2018 Group Exhibition, British Painters - Imagined Worlds, Pontone Gallery, London  
The Discerning Eye, Drawing Bursary , The Mall Galleries 
British Art Fair Saatchi Gallery, showing with the Boundary Gallery 
2017 Solo Exhibition - The Woland Club Art Gallery, Porto Piccollo, Italy (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith in collaboration with the Pontone Gallery) 
Group Exhibition - Winter Show Part 2, The Albermarle Gallery 
Art London - Business Design Centre
 
2016 Solo Exhibition - A Sculptor in Paint, The Albermarle Gallery
 
Group Exhibition - Highgate Contemporary Art Gallery summer show
 
The Boundary Gallery and Fine Art Consultancy, Highgate Contemporary Art Gallery 
2015 The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition , The Royal Academy of Arts
 
2014 Microtopia – Group Show, Kingsgate Gallery 
The Discerning Eye, Drawing Bursary – The Mall Galleries 
2012 The Royal Academy Summer Show ,The Royal Academy of Arts  
2006 Group Exhibition, The Boundary Gallery 
2004 Solo Show, Ars Vivendi - Geneva, Switzerland 20th Century Perspectives - Burlington Fine Art 
The Hunting Prize - Royal College of Art (Also showed in 2003, 2002, and 2001) 
The Modern and the New - Ben Uri Gallery 

 

Representation 
The Albemarle Gallery and The Boundary Gallery  

 

About the Postcards 

I have submitted 3 works for Art on a Postcard that touch on different subject matter that I explore in my work, but all of which are essentially about the inner world.