Jonathan Moss

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Rohmer XX, 2011 Oil On Canvas 40 X 40 Cm © Jonathan Moss
Rohmer V, 2011 Oil On Canvas 120 X 120 © Jonathan Moss
ASL I, 2008 Oil On Canvas 180 X 200 Cm © Jonathan Moss
Rohmer I, 2011 Oil On Canvas 100 X 100 Cm © Jonathan Moss
Argeles, 2010 Oil On Canvas 24 X 30 Cm © Jonathan Moss
RLC.I.ii, 2011 Oil On Canvas 120 X 120 Cm
RQV.III, 2009 Oil On Canvas 120 X 150 Cm © Jonathan Moss
NYC Series, 2011 Video © Jonathan Moss
Quick Facts
University of Wales, 1993, MA
University of Wales, 1991, BA
Royal College of Art
mixed-media, video-art, landscape


The theme of my work is landscape, expressing awe at the overpowering force of nature, 
juxtaposed against its fragility and stillness. I am interested in details that usually pass us by: 
uneven, weathered stone textures, cracks in rocks and dry earth, moving grass and trees, 
drips revealing the passage of time; the simplicity and elegance of nature. I draw upon journeys, 
in the interplay between the experience and memory of the natural world, revealing conflicting 
ideas of intimacy and enormity, familiarity and mystery, fragility and power. 

My work explores issues of personal identity in a collective society, in particular I examine 
places where history is written in the landscape.


Qualifications and training

2006 PEP Diploma, Royal College of Art, Printmaking Department, London

1995 Postgraduate diploma, Fine Art Teaching, University of Oxford, Oxford

1991 MA in Fine Art and Art History, University of Wales, Wales

Solo exhibitions

2011 Jonathan Moss, Musée Gertrude Schoen, Laroque-Timbaud, France

2010 Rivesaltes Project, The Firestation, Windsor

2006 Jonathan Moss, La Mals, Sochaux, France

1998 Works on paper, The Strang Print Room, University College of London, London

Group exhibitions

2011 Time Out of Mind, The House Gallery, Camberwell

2011 Book / Art (curated by Silvie Turner), Gibbs Barn, Warminster

2010 700is Reindeerland Stills Show, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik 

2010 Location Location, Stramash, Glasgow 

2010 Oblong Gallery Screening, Oblong Gallery, London 

2009 Tenderpix Experimental Showreel, Rushes Soho Shorts, Tenderpixel Gallery,

2009 Mix the Amalgamation, Turn-Berlin, Berlin

2009 Place, Identity and Memory, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries (touring)

2007 Punctum, Video Art Gallery, London

2006 Open 06, Art Sway, New Forest, Hampshire 

2006 Tiamasora Print Biennale, Banat Museum, Romania (touring)

2006 Off the Shelf, Saltburn Artists Projects, Saltburn on Sea

2006 Represented gallery "Bleu", Glasgow International Art Fair, Glasgow, Scotland

2000 Rentre, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames


2011 One Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland

2011 One Minute Vol 5, London Underground Film Festival, The Horse Hospital, London

2011 One Minute Vol 5, Aid and Abet, Cambridge

2011 Vivid - Flatpack and Fierce Festival, Birmingham

2011 Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece

2011 London Underground Film Festival, The Horse Hospital, London 

2011 Lightworks, Grimsby Minster, St James' Church, Grimsby

2011 Ottica TV, Better Bankside Centre, London 

2010 'One Minute Volume 4' at Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth 

2010 One Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland 

2010 Wrath Sonic Live Festival, Kiosko Sonica, Miguel Angel de Quevedo, Mexico City

2010 Athens Video Art Festival, Technopolis, Athens 

2010 One Minute (Vol 4), Moors, Crouch End; PRISM, Sheffield; Director's Lounge, Berlin; Contemporary Art Ruhr, Germany; BBC Big Screen, Manchester and Liverpool, various locations

2010 Annual Screening: Ottica TV, Better Bankside, London

2010 Ottica TV Screening, Projection on skyscraper, Croydon

2009 Fresh Abstractions, School of Architecture & Design, King Mongkut's University,
          Bangkok, Thailand

2009 Anastrophic Monday, Streaming Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands

2009 War and Peace (screening and symposium led by Paul Gough), Arnolfini Gallery,

2009 Ottica TV, Bankside, London

2009 Silent Movie Project, Festival Synch, Athens

2009 One Minute Film Festival, Aarau, Switzerland

2008 Optica, Nuit Blanche, Paris

2008 'Road Movie', Frieze Foundation, Frieze Art Fair, London

2007 Surveillance, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berskhire

2007 Inside Out, Signals 5, London

2007 One Minute International Film Festival, Aarau, Switzerland

2007 Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece

2007 Izolenta International Digital Film Festival, St Petersburg, Russia

2007 Art Video Screening, Vasteras, Sweden

2007 Loop Pool screening, International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany

Competitions, prizes and awards

1995 The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

1994 Images of the Earth, Sotheby's and Fruitmarket Gallery, London and Edinburgh


2009 'Tenderpix 2009, Experimental Film at Tenderpixel'. Tenderpixel Gallery, DVD.

2009 'Place, Identity and Memory', Iris Books, catalogue

2009 The Artists' Newsletter: 'Artists Blogging Abroad', article

2008 3 Minute Wonder, 'Road Trip', Frieze Film, Channel 4 television transmission

2006 Tiamasora Print Biennale, Banat Museum, Romania


- Douai Abbey Library collection (four large paintings), Douai Abbey, Woolhampton

- Artists'-book held in artists'-books collection, Glasgow University, Glasgow

- Video held in archive, Musée Juif de Belgique, Brussels

- Print held in Printmaking Department collection, RCA, London

- Painting held in gallery collection, La Mals, Sochaux, France

- Hertfordshire County Council

- National Library of Wales

- The University of Wales

- Reichstag/Bundestag Berlin

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