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C.V. Jeffrey Macklin


Born February 8, 1967
Currently lives and works in Peterborough, Ontario

jeff at jacksoncreekpress dot ca | www.jacksoncreekpress.ca

Education


Sheridan College, Oakville, ON – Sept 1986 through April 1987
, One Year Diploma – Art Fundamentals,
Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
, Sept 1987 through April 1990 – Three Year Diploma – Graphic Design

Exhibition List


2017
Everything Is Fleeting
Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

2016
Ex Libris – hand printed bookplates – group exhibition, August 13 – Sept.2, 2016
BLIZZMAX Gallery, Picton, Ontario
Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour – open studio Sept 24 and 25th, 2016

 2015
Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour – open studio Sept 26 and 27th, 2015
2014
• Sister Mary’s Room of Requirement / Sister Mary’s Journal – collaborative installation with Phillip Chee, Erring On The Mount, a Public Energy Production – May 30, 31 and June 1, 2014
Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour – open studio Sept 27 and 28th, 2014

2013
• Solo show – Gallery In The Attic, Peterborough, Ontario – mixed media works
• ArtsWeek Peterborough
• Contemporary Book Arts in Eastern Ontario – W.D. Jordan Special Collections-Music Library – 
Queen’s University (group show)

2012
• Squared: Painting Instagrams – Dreams of Beans Café, Peterborough – solo mixed media show

2011
• Miniature Show – Blue Tomato Art Shoppe, Peterborough, Ontario (group show)
• Pressing – Artspace, Artist Run Centre, Peterborough, Ontario (group show)

Collections:


• Public Collection – Samford University Art Gallery, Birmingham, AL, USA.
• Public Collection – University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Toronto, Ontario,
• Public Collection – W.D. Jordan Special Collections-Music Library, Queen’s U, Kingston, Ontario
• Public Collection – Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
• Private collections throughout North American, Europe, Australia and Japan.

Publications

• Spasm At The Spill (pub. 2017), 40pg wordless narrative comprised of 21 hand-carved linoblocks portraying The Nihilist Spasm Band in performance at The Spill Café in Peterborough, March 2015. Forward written by Thurston Moore and Byron Coley. Produced in an edition of 60 numbered, hard-cover, coptic-bound copies with slip covers.
• The Togetherness of Things, Museum of Temporary Art (pub. 2015) – 24 page chapbook published for the opening of the pop-up exhibition of the same name – for the Art Gallery of Peterborough and Trent University, Cultural Studies Dept. Featuring hand-printed letterpress cover in two colours. Edition of 100 copies.
• Leave The Door Open For the Moon – the poems of Nan Williamson (pub. 2015) – 40 page chapbook with 9 hand-printed relief cuts throughout. Digital with letterpress. Edition of 125 copies.
• A Few Pucks (pub. 2014) – 12pg. chapbook with relief prints from carved hockey pucks, and backgrounds printed from raw wood blocks, with hand-set lead type.
• Neighbourhoods  (pub. 2013) – 3opg. Anthology of Words and Visual Art
– chapbook with curated short stories, poems and visual art published for Artsweek 2013.
• Curnoe (pub. 2013) – 8pg. chapbook with text and relief prints
• To Silver Peak (pub. 2012) – 24pg. chapbook with text and relief prints
• Kawartha Highlands (pub. 2010) – 16pg. chapbook with text and relief prints
• Emily Carr – The New West (pamplet/broadside) (pub. 2009)
• Wood (pub. 2008) – 8pg. chapbook with hand-set text

2017 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2016 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2015 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2014 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2013 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2012 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2011 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2010 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2009 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.
2008 Wayzgoose Anthology, Grimsby Art Gallery – contributor to printmakers anthology.

Artist Statement

Jeffrey is an Peterborough, Ontario based artist, working primarily with relief printing (letterpress) and mixed media. He often employs words as visual triggers, as well as present-day/historical pop-culture icons and figures in both his print work and his mixed media pieces.