JENNIFER CROUCH
Art-science practitioner and researcher
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Selected works:
  1. Drawings
  2. Paintings
  3. Textiles
  4. Ceramics
  5. Prints
  6. Workshops


“Recorporealising MRI Data” PhD artwork:
  1. MRI: physics and data
  2. Phantoms
  3. Art object as scientific device
  4. Weaving patterns
  5. Yarn wrappings // lab maps 
  6. Body-loom assemblage
  7. Woven-work
  8. Research maps
  9. Painted cartographies


Workshops, exhibitions & public engagement:
  1. Membranes
  2. Public engagement of science /Art-Science Workshops
  3. Synthetic Biology workshops
  4. The Clearing: A project from the future
  5. Reitir
  6. Arctic Circle Residency
  7. Jiggling Atoms
  8. Invisible Structures
  9. Books


Other work:
  1. Embroidery symbols
  2. Geology paintings
  3. The Moss Crest Project
  4. Flatland paintings
  5. The Magic Calendar
  6. Probability
  7. Dissecting Room Drawings
  8. Other ceramics
  9. Radio Club
  10. Sunk Season
  11. Epecuen (mural/installation)
  12. A Vague Inventory of Ailments and States



Biography —
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  1. Dr. Jennifer Crouch is an art-science practitioner working in sculpture, textiles, drawing, installation and painting. They have a background in physics and medical illustration and experience working as an artist in scientific laboratories, on expeditions in the Arctic Circle, with communities, and as part of local and international art projects. 
  2. Jennifer has guest lectured at universities across the UK and Europe, teaches textile arts at Morley College London, is fashion lead at NewVic FE College, and is an associate lecturer on the MA in Art and Science at Central Saint Martins, London. 
  3. They have published books on popular science and anatomical art. 
  4. Jennifer is a queer slug and keen gardener interested in liminality, composting, LBGTQ culture & experiences, textiles, kink, magic and the absurdity of the cosmos.

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EXHIBITIONS, PROJECTS, WORKSHOPS & TALKS
Selected past and current work. Projects, exhibitions, residencies and publications also listed.



MAJOR PROJECTS

2024
MEMBRANES exhibition at Hypha Studios

2018 - 2023
PhD RECORPOREALISING MRI DATA - at the University of Portsmouth

2014 - ongoing
CABI Artist in Residence at the UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging

2011 - present
JIGGLING ATOMS


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023
STORE HOUSE 9, The Historic Dock Portsmouth, with ANKLE DEEP STUDIOS, PhD research exhibition

2018
The Cube, London, solo exhibition and four-month lecture series for the Making in Transit - PHASE 2

2016 - 2017
The Cube, London, solo exhibition and four-month lecture series for the Making in Transit Arctic Circle Residency.

2016
Making in Transit 'The Arctic Treasure Hunt' Immersive Arctic installation at Lumen, London at The Crypt, St Johns Bethnal Green London, curated by Lumen, London

2013
The Cube, London, Solo exhibition entitled 'Big Flat Small Flat'

2011
The Common Academy of Art, Shoreham on Sea, UK Public talk/ discussion and Exhibition: Showcasing some work from the dissecting room at St. George's Hospital. Click HERE for more info.

2010
Pending in the Intermediate Lake at The Arthur And Albert (AAA) Studio curated by OVER IT & CO , AAA formally on Scrutton Street, London, UK

2009
A Vague Inventory of Ailments and States at Exhibit X, Pebbledash Gallery, London,UK



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024
MEMBRANES exhibition at Hypha Studios

2019

BEIRUT BIENNIAL at MACAM Museum for Lebanese Contemporary and Modern Art hosted an exhibition exploring the universe right to access data - featuring an exhibition of MRI related PhD works in progress. Exhibition from September to December 2019, Beirut, Lebanon.
PRECESSION - Interim PhD Exhibition of works in progress at Lumen Gallery, at St John's Bethnal Green, London an independently organised exhibition supported by The University of Portsmouth

2018
Cite des Artes Internatonale, PARIS biomaterials and bioaccumulation zine workshop for festival/event Nous ne sommes pas le nombre que nous croyons être link here for event curated by Garance Malivel inspired by Ursula le Guin's short story The Eye Opening from The Compass Rose book of short stories
Fragile Latitudes Step Gallery, Arizona State University, curated by Mary Neubauer - exhibition of RISO prints from the Arctic

2017
School of Light - curated by Lumen 47-49 Tanner Street, SE1 3PL London, United Kingdom
Turning Earth Winter Market

2016
Tracing Wastelands exhibiting work from the Arctic Circle Residency 2016 exploring Navigation, Craft and States of Matter at The Depot London, curated by Ellie Armstrong
Yami Ichi with Arebyte Gallery, Tate Modern, London

2014
REITIR Residency exhibition, Siglufjörður, Iceland
Second Eight, an exhibition curated by India Dickinson, Brixton East, UK
Helmets for Heroines, Karmarama, London, UK
Pop Rock Moon Shop, a project by Super/Collider for the Art's Catalyst's 'Republic of Moon', Bargehouse, London, UK

2013
Steinbach and Syer, launch exhibition, Hoxton Arches, London, UK
TEDx Albertopolos, Jiggling Atoms pop-up show, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
DESIGNERS BLOCK, The Fifth Element, South Bank Centre, London, UK
James and Gerald Exhibition, New York, USA
The Silwex Exhibition with Art Grab, London, UK
What I See project Installation at The Science Museum late event, February and October London, UK



PEOPLE I HAVE WORKED FOR AND WORK WITH

The Barbican workshops to accompany the AI More Than Human Exhibition in 2019
The Science Museum running an Anatomical Drawing workshop called 'Drawing on daVinci' for the June Science Museum Late event 2016
The Paddington Bear Film my plates, drawings and paintings were hired and used in the film
The Natural History Museum as casual illustrator of molluscs, fish and insects
Endelman UK as an Illustrator
Reitir, as an Artist
Red Bull, as an Artist
Institute of Making, as a volunteer
Google + and Converse, workshops
Drink Shop Do, workshops
TEDx Albertopolis, as an Artist and Project Exhibitor
Simmons & Simmons as Technical Artist for Sarah Strang's New Points of Reference residency
Designers Block regular exhibitor, workshops
Anatomy Department at Saint George's University as an Artist
What I See Project with Reflection Productions
The W Project, as an Artist
SUNK SEASON, as set dresser for live wing of Sunk Series
Strange Attractor Press book cover Illustration
The Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as Medical Illustrator
Liliane Lijn as an Illustrator for the Solar Hills project
STEMNET, as a volunteer


GRANTS and AWARDS

2018 Studentship Award from the University of Portsmouth to carry out practice-based PhD research
2018 Salzburg Global Seminar Fellowship Award for session "The Shock of The New - Arts, Technology and Making Sense of The Future"
2015 Salzburg Global Seminar Fellowship Award for session "The Neuroscience of Art"
2015 Eaton Fund Award
2012 Institute of Physics, School Grant (IOP) for the STARDOME Project organised with Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls.
2012 Science and Technology Facilities Council and The Institute of Physics Public Engagement Grants for JIGGLING ATOMS ~ JIGGLING ATOMS



I LIKE TO STUDY

2018-2023 PhD RECORPOREALISING MRI DATA -awarded from the University of Portsmouth
2018 Persian Rug Weaving at The Princes School of Traditional Arts
2016-2018 Birkbeck University of London - MSc Analytical Bioscience
2015-2016 Initial Teacher Education with Harris School Direct - QTS
2015-2016 Silverthorn Radio Club, Chingford - Amateur Radio Licence, credited by Ofcom and the Radio Society of Great Britain
2015-2016 Goldsmiths University - PGCE
2015 Westminster Adult Education Service - Glass and Metal Casting Award Level 1
2012 Morley College - Ceramics
2011-2012 MAET at the Royal College of Surgeons - Postgraduate Studies in Medical Illustration
2008-2011 Camberwell College of Arts - BA Hons Illustration
2007-2008 London College of Communication - Foundation in Graphic Design, Distinction
2005-2007 The University of Aberdeen - BSc Physics

TALKS, LECTURES & TEACHING

2024
Research presentation with .able journal at Pavillion d’Larsenal as part of the limit/no limit conference, Paris.
MEMBRANES exhibition at Hypha Studios
Sessional Lecturer in Textiles at Morley College
CoCreate Programme - FNHW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Basel
Associate Lecturer MA Art and Science, Central Saint Martins (CSM), UAL

2023
CoCreate Programme - FNHW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Basel
Shooters Hill FE College - part-time teacher of Art and Design
New Vic Sixth Form College part-time teacher of Art and Design (teaching the UAL Extended Diploma and A-Level Art and Design)

2022
Imperial College Department of Chemical Biology, Scientific Illustration Lecture
UCL MSc Biomedical Imaging - visiting lecturer for unit on Public Engagement
Camberwell College of Art - Alumni Event
Northampton University - visiting lecturer Art & Science
New Vic Sixth Form College part-time teacher of Art and Design (teaching the UAL Extended Diploma and A-Level Art and Design)

2021
Rosi Braidotti's Posthuman Summer School, University of Utrecht - visiting lecturer, collaborative lecture with Dr Ruth Clemens presenting "A poetics of biomineralisation"
UCL MSc Biomedical Imaging - visiting lecturer for unit on Public Engagement
Northampton University - visiting lecturer Art & Science
UCL student-run seminar Breaking Down Silos - guest speaker on interdisciplinary practice

2020
University of Portsmouth presentation on research for research conference on Cartographies as Method
New Vic Sixth Form College part time teacher of Art and Design (teaching the UAL Extended Diploma and A-Level Art and Design)

2019
University of Portsmouth - Visual Culture, Guest Lecturer on Visions of the Body, lecture on Witches, Cyborgs and Aliens in visual culture
UCL MSc Biomedical Imaging guest lecturer on the relationships between Art and Science
Tick Bird and Rhino - Talk on Artistic Practice (focus on material agency)
Tick Bird and Rhino - Talk on Artistic Practice and Current Status of Research
The Barbican Artist's Talk (on process and practice) as part of a workshop for the AI More Than Human Exhibition
Precession - at Lumen Artist's Talk
New Vic Sixth Form College part time teacher of Art and Design (teaching the UAL Extended Diploma and A-Level Art and Design)
University of Portsmouth Presentation at the Festival of Doctoral Research - artist's talk, material agency
Royal Society - Summer Science Exhibition 2019 Physics Sculpture Workshop - Jiggling Atoms workshop on Physical Phenomena as Art Forms

2018
New Vic Sixth Form College part-time teacher of Art and Design (teaching the UAL Extended Diploma and A-Level Art and Design)
University of Portsmouth - Visual Culture, Guest Lecturer on Visions of the Body
University of Portsmouth Third-Year Tutor
Winchester University of the Arts guest lecturer
UCL MSc Biomedical Imaging guest lecturer
Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow at session 593 The Shock of the New: Arts, Technology, and Making Sense of the Future
Making in Transit events series organiser: designing and delivering of four-months of events, lectures and workshops from January - April 2018. Includes a list of 50 guest speakers and contributing artists and makers.
Central Saint Martins Tutor of Anatomical Drawing and Anatomical Portraiture
Full-Time Teacher of Art & Design - Harris Academy Bermondsey
Jiggling Atoms collaboration with Stephen Ellcock - THE INFINITE ARCHIVE - launch of the Cosmoscopia course.
Royal Society - Summer Science Exhibition Physics Sculpture Workshop - Jiggling Atoms workshop on Physical Phenomena as Art Forms

2017
Making in Transit events series organiser: designing and delivery of four-months of events, lectures and workshops from December 2016 - March 2017. Includes a list of 50 guest speakers and contributing artists and makers.
Central Saint Martins Tutor of Anatomical Drawing and Anatomical Portraiture
Full-Time Teacher of Art & Design - Harris Academy Bermondsey
Jiggling Atoms workshop at Aarhus, USE CITY on the Cultural History and Present of THE ALIEN; Presentation on Exoplanets and workshop on Making Aliens
Royal Society - Summer Science Exhibition Physics Sculpture Workshop - Jiggling Atoms workshop on Physical Phenomena as Art Forms

2016
Teacher of Design and Technology - Harris Academy Crystal Palace
Full Time Teacher of Art & Design (secondary education) - Harris Academy Bermondsey (2016 - 2018)

2015
School Direct trainee secondary school teacher of Design and Technology at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace (2015-2016)
London Bridge Live Arts (LBLA) Exchange talk, discussion chair between Wellcome Image Prize winners; Flavio Dell’Acqua, PhD and Dave Farnham
Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow at session 547 'The Neuroscience of Art:
What are the Sources of Creativity and Innovation?'
Oxford Tradition 2015 Studio Art Professor
Central Saint Martins Tutor of Anatomical Drawing and Anatomical Portraiture

2014
London Laser Guest Speaker at the 6th London Laser Art-Science Rendezvous, with the Central Saint Martins Art Science MA
Central Saint Martins Tutor of Anatomical Drawing and Anatomical Portraiture
St George's University Guest speaker at the Henry Gray Society’s inaugural anatomical art competition and event.
Ditto Press Contributor to their Learning Program ~ Art/Physics and Print workshops (as Jiggling Atoms)
Bournemouth University of the Arts, Guest Lecturer
Medical Artists Association Guest speaker at the 67th anual Medical Artists Association conference
The Frederick Bremer School, Art/Physics workshops
Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls, Art/Physics workshops
The University of Northampton, Guest Lecturer

2013
Bournemouth University of the Arts, Guest Lecturer
Camberwell College of Arts, Visiting Lecturer
YCN Speaker as part of the Summer of Learning programme
The Cube, London Artist's Lecture
Saint George's University, London Artist's Lecture
Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls, Art/Physics workshops
Central Saint Martins Tutor in Anatomical Drawing

2012
Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls, Art/Physics workshops
Lecturer for the JIGGLING ATOMS project at Imperial College London, with support from the INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS and The Science and Technology Facilities Council. Jiggling Atoms is a multidisciplinary project exploring Physics and Illustration project
INLAND STUDIOS, Artist's Lecture
Jiggling Atoms Lecturer, Blackett Laboratory, London

2011
Saint George's University, London Artist's Lecture
Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls, Art/Physics workshops
Netil House, London talk entitled: Drawing in the Dissecting Room
The Common Academy of Art, Shoreham on Sea, UK talk entitled: Drawing in the Dissecting Room



RESIDENCIES

2016 The Arctic Circle Residency
2014-2022 UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging - CABI
2014 Reitir International artist-run project taking place in Siglufjörður, Iceland


PUBLICATIONS

2022 Anatomy for the Artist, Arcturus Publishing
2021 How to F*cking Save the Planet, published by Wellbeck
2019 Instant Science published by Wellbeck Publishing Group (formally CARLTON)
2018 Weird Science - RISO book 1 published by The Holodeck