About

Jack Tilson is an artist living in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, New Zealand

b. Ōtepoti, Dunedin



Study

Master of Fine Arts (First class honours), Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland, 2015

Bachelor of Fine Arts (First class honours), Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland, 2013

Exhibitions

2019

Uku Moemoeā: Clay Dreams, Nathan Homestead, Manurewa (group)

Alternative Clay Learning Space, Mairangi Art Centre, Auckland (group)

Tenmoku Beginner, Pah Shop, TSB Wallace Art Centre, Auckland (solo)

2018

Emerging Practitioner in Clay Exhibition, Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics, Whanganui (group)

Experiences of Clay, Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland (solo)

All in One, Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland (group)

2017

Potter in Residence, Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Dunedin (solo)

Chill Out Brain, Mairangi Art Centre, Auckland (group)

2016

A Transforming Display, Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland (solo)

Beauty is in the Street, Object Space, Auckland (group)

2015

Malleable Histories, MFA program, University of Auckland (solo presentation)

2013

Staring Out the Window, BFA program, University of Auckland (solo presentation)

CafespaceB431, Elam Project Space, University of Auckland (group)

Workshops 

2019

Alternative Clay Learning Space, Mairangi Art Centre

2018

Making Friends, Mairangi Art Centre

Delicious Landscape, Mairangi Art Centre

Alternative Clay Learning Space, Mairangi Art Centre

Residencies

2018

Studio One Toi Tū Creative Residency (Aug-Nov)

2017

Dunedin School of Art Ceramics Residency (Jun-Jul)

2016

Dryburgh Pottery Residency (Mar-Apr) 


Work History

2019

Gallery Coordinator, Papakura Art Gallery

Ceramics Tutor, Studio One Toi Tū

2018

Sculpture Technician, Studio One Toi Tū

Ceramics Tutor, Nathan Homestead, Manurewa

Ceramics Tutor, Mairangi Art Centre

2013-18

Research and Information Services, Auckland Central Library