Jamie George is an artist based in South East London.
Jamie's recent work explores themes of loss, fragmentation and how things fall apart and are reconfigured, such as objects, places and relationships. Casting is a key process in his sculptural work, transforming reclaimed cultural and personal materials. Writing is a fundamental part of this practice. After studying Fine Art at Goldsmiths and sculpture at The Slade School of Fine Art, in 2013, Jamie completed a PhD at Cambridge School of Art. He researched how sculptures utilise a 'forgetful memory' — a reflexive process of positing, junking and reimagining relationships to cultural information.
Jamie has worked on projects, commissions and exhibitions with Jerwood Visual Arts, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, South Kiosk, Drawing Room, SPACE Studios, Showroom, Wysing Arts Centre and Organhaus Gallery (China). In 2012 he was awarded a Gasworks International Fellowship and was artist-in-resident at Vasl Artist-Collective, Pakistan. In 2014 he was awarded a Cocheme Fellowship from CSM, UAL, hosted by AIR Studios. In 2018 he was awarded a Jerwood Arts artist bursary. Catalyst Arts recently selected Jamie's work for the OUTPOST Members Show 2021. Recent writing has been published by Moxy Magazine, OUTPOST and commissioned by Goldsmiths CCA. In autumn 2021, Jamie took part in the interdisciplinary residency at Hospitalfield, Scotland. Jamie is one of four recipients of the Omni Colour Artist Award 2021. Jamie presented Lack, a solo exhibition with accompanying publication will be at SE8 Gallery, Deptford, London, in 2022.
Jamie is also a founding editor of dreck.co.uk, an online platform for developing artistic responses to cultural detritus. Jamie is also a member of the band Bulkwash.