you want to read more about the ideas behind
my work try here
although written some time ago the basic principles
still remain. Other ideas are expressed alongside
the work on their relevent pages.
Exhibitions, Screenings, Performances etc
current and recent projects include video
for Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Oriel Mwldan Gallery, Culture Colony, Julie Murphy, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Rhôd,
World Theatre; Ymlaen
and others. Contact me to discuss your project.)
Current & Forthcoming
Jan 2 - March 18 - Short films featuring local folk tales by Jacob Whittaker & Peter Stevenson with music of Deuair, (Elsa Davies and Ceri Owen Jones) and The Gower All Stars. Screening in The Eye, Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
March 10 - 3 Short Films: Blodeuwedd, Layers in the Landscape and The Talking Tree - Screening in Aberystwyth Arts Centre Cinema as part of the Aberystwyth Storytelling Festival, tickets and info here
July 2016 - Selected videos from 'Singing the Line into Existence' shown in The Eye, Aberystwyth Arts Centre for the Aber Music Fest 2016
May 2016 - Video showreel installation of 'A Colony on the Edge; 2010 Blues; Blossom 1459; The Mem’ry of a Rose; Mi Welais Jac y Do' part of Flora & Fauna group show in the Corn Exchange Gallery, CardiganFeb 2016 - Screening of 'The Mermaid; The Llanina Mermaid; Miracles of Fishes' as part of Mermaids & the Sea group show in the Corn Exchange Gallery, Cardigan
Ocober 31st - November 13th
October 11th - Absent but not Forgotten: Rose St Flea Market with Made in Roath and Kathryn Campbell Dodd
October 10th - Flora Social at Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen. more info
October 3rd - Singing the Line into Existence at Ceredigion Museum
August 29th - Open Screen Night - GWRANDO at Small World Theatre, Cardigan
May 9th - Open Screen Night - GWRANDO at Small World Theatre, Cardigan
August 17th & 18th - Wine and Roses - at The Garden 2014- Group show in Nevern.
June 2014 - July 31st - Underground - Group show with Colony Projects Cefn Coed mining museum, Creunant
May 23-24th- Absent but not Forgotten at 'Bodies in Land' film festival, Abercych, Carmarthenshire
May 25th - 31st - Rhôd 2014, Group show. Drefelin, Carmarthenshire.
March 2014 - Tabernacl Newydd . Group show with Colony Projects Port Talbot.
June - September 2013 Who is this who is Coming? - Absent but not Forgotten at Be our guest, Oriel Davies - with Kathryn Campbell Dodd
November 9th 2012- Predicting a climate archive - Pod 09, Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Group show with Julian Ruddock, Sam Christie & Jess Rose.
2012 - Absent
but not Forgotten at 'The Last Contemporary
Art Festival', Llangadog.
Jan - Apr 2012 - 4 Vinyl Films - Tying Tone Arms, Panaround, Shaky and 15 Fragments screening in 'The Box', Aberystwyth Arts Centre
- March 2012 - Collaborative residency and
installation work with Rhôd
Artists Group in The
Old Tannery, Machynlleth
Dec 24th 2011 - Jacob's Christmas Crackers - Experimental seasonal sounds webcast from Aberteifi
November 2011 - Absent But Not Forgotten -The Seventh Room, Abertoir Horror Film Festival, Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
October 2010 - Capeli Dyffryn Teifi 2010, Corn Exchange, Cardigan Guildhall. An exhibition by GWRANDO for 2010 celebrations of Cardigan.
July 2010 - Open Studio 2010 - The Last Open Studios at Abereifed Cottage, Llechryd.
June 2010 - Open Studio 2010 - The Penultimate Open Studios at Abereifed Cottage, Llechryd.
June 2010 - GWRANDO presents Capeli 2010 - Launch event in Bethania chapel Cardigan.
2010 - 9
Artist's Films Theatre Mwldan,
December 2009 - A Partridge Family Christmas in a Conference Pear Tree - Screened at The Framework Social, Swansea.
October 2009 - Wormhole - Installation with Louise Bird. Part of Auxesis, group exhibition, Tactile Bosch, Llandaff, Cardiff.
July 2009 - Loopholes - An experiment in crochet, video and sound with Louise Bird. The Old Tannery, Machynlleth.
May-July 2009. THE EVENT HORIZON with Louise Bird - ACW funded project.
April 2009 - FlickerSycamore used to recreate a forest atmosphere as part of an educational exhibition in Hjoerring Public Library, Denmark.
April 2009 - The Cosmos in CD Cases, Group exhibition, Arton Gallery, Kyoto, Japan. More info.
December 2008 - Slowing Stream screened at the Jolly Farmer (Newton Abbot), The Blue Walnut Cafe (Torquay), Castle Inn (Totnes) as part of 'The View from Here' festival's 'In View' screenings.
Sept - Nov 2008 - Quest - A film by Minna Hint and Maxim Surin. Featuring the artworks of Paul Granjon, Jan Gerlings & Jacob Whittaker. With accompanying work by the artists. Glyn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. Info
October 2008 - 332/3 - A webcast performance. more.
August - September 2008 - Cardigan Open Studios Preview (Group exhibition at Mwldan, Cardigan. Digital films from the last few years.)
August 2008 - Cardigan Open Studios. This years open studios includes film, performance, installation, drawings, paintings and prints. Also includes guest artist Sam Knight with some splendid woodwork. Open 11am-6pm.
July - August 2008 - ARTSfest 2008 (Group exhibition with FAS at Tregwynt Mansion, Granston.)
June - July 2008 - Tying Tone Arms, Timing and Time Adrift (Group - Screening as part of Mission Open 2008 at the Mission Gallery, Swansea.)
June 2008 - Art At Rhosygilwen (Group - Sound and Video Installation with Louise Bird.)
Feb 2008 - Valentines Memories 2008 - (Solo webcast performance and online exhibit)
Dec 2007 - Jacob's Christmas Crackers 2007 - (Solo – Pendre Gallery, Cardigan) Live Turntable performance celebrating the sound of Christmas through the years.
Nov 2007 - Making a Stag - (Group - Screening as part of 'The View From Here', South Devon)
October 2007 - The Big Draw (Fishguard Library - Fishguard Art Society public event) A day of drawing and animating in Fishguard exploring the 'Last Invasion'. Drawings by members of the public led by Rebecca Philips Williams.
October 2007 - Capeli: Capel Crannog (GWRANDO Collaboration with Lou Laurens – Part of the Experimentica Festival in Chapter Arts, Cardiff.
September 2007 – Timing (Group – Devon Open Studio 07, Jansch Studios, Devon)
September 2007 - Tying Tone Arms (Group – Screening at the Café Gallery, London as part of PROJEKTOR)
August 2007- Cardigan Open Studios (Solo - Video & sound installation and performance in and around the studio, including webcasts.
August 2007 - Cardigan Open Studios Preview (Group - Preview exhibition at Pendre Art, Cardigan, Ceredigion.
June - July 2007 - Capeli: Capel Crannog (Group - The debut presentation by GWRANDO. Founded in January 07 by Jacob Whittaker & Lou Laurens.
May 2007 – Vinyl Altar (lp) (Group – ‘Art is Not Mute’ at Ersta Konsthall,Stokholm, Sweden; Institute of contemporary art - dunaújváros (Hungary); Botkyrka Konsthall, Sweden; Gothenburg, Sweden; Uppsala museum of art, Sweden.)
May 2007 – Tying Tone Arms (Group – Shown at the Shunt Vaults, London as part of a film night curated by Glen Neath and Susanne Dietz)
Mar 2007 – Song of the Sea: Exodus 15 - Lost and found in Translation (Collaborative film with Alisa Phillips) (Group – Old Café Gallery, Aberystwyth)
Mar - Nov 2007 – Talk Across Time (Group – ‘Yn y Lle Hwn’, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth)
Feb 2007 - A Love Story (Solo – Pendre gallery, Cardigan)
Jan 2007 – Tying Tone Arms (Group - Screened at Llangollen ‘ReallyRestrictive Shorts’)
2006 – Jacob’s Christmas Crackers (Solo – Pendre Gallery, Cardigan)
2006 – Soundlab IV (Group – Web. Edition IV was launched in October 2006 under the title “memoryscapes” - incorporating 144 artists and 235 soundart pieces dealing with “memory and identity” in most different ways, and it became corporate part of the media art show ://selfportrait - a show for Bethlehem - a show for Peace http://self.engad.org - presented in Palestine, Poland, Italy and Argentina, as an individual project it participated 2007 in FILE Hipersonica Sao Paulo and FILE Rio 2008.)
2006 – Studio Transplant (Solo – 9 days of Art, Jansch Studios, Devon)
2005 – The Pilgrim’s Process (Group - ‘Private Views’, Tregaron)
2005 – Capel Crannog (Collaboration with Lou Laurens – Capel Crannog, Llangrannog)
2004 – Love Remembered (Solo – Carmarthen, WWSOTA)
2003 – My Journey (Group degree show – Carmarthen,WWSOTA)
West Wales School of Art
2000-2003 – BA Art & Design (First class Hons.)
2000-2002 - HND Fine Art
1999 - Access art & design