Sebastian Jefford

Born in Swansea, Wales, 1990. Lives and works in Berlin

Berlin Program for Artists Participant (2022-2023)

Royal Academy Schools (2014-2017)
University of the West of England (2009-2012)
Universität der Künste Berlin (2011)

Selected Exhibitions

The Living World of Animals, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Amid The Alien Corn, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Sentiment, Sediment, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway (solo)
DES CHAMPS DE FRAISES POUR L’ÉTERNITÉ, La Galerie, centre d'art contemporain de Noisy-le-Sec, France
Optimised Fables about a Good Life, PLATO, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Group show, Rob Tufnell, Venice, Italy

Frieze London with Gianni Manhattan (solo)
Natural Gas, Liebaert Projects, Kortrijk, Belgium (solo)
The Medieval and The Minimal, Becky's, Berlin, Germany (two person show with Oliver Osborne)
, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna, Austria (two person show with Marina Faust)
Corps , Mamoth, London, UK

Invitation To Love, Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
This Margin Will Be Your Vantage Point
, In Situ Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France
This Tragedy, Fonda, Leipzig, Germany

Gubbinal, Project Native Informant, London, UK
Lyon Biennale
, Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne, Lyon, France
Liste, with Gianni Manhattan, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
Out of Eye
, Laure Genillard, London, UK

Procrustean Flatulence, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna, Austria (solo)
CITADEL, Open Forum, Berlin, Germany (two person show with Rebecca Ackroyd)
Ties & Fries
(two person show with Gina Fischli), Her, London, UK
Doors of Paradise
, Union Pacific, London, UK
V22 Young London
, V22 Silvertown Studios, London, UK
Le Bel Été, Noire Gallery, Turin, Italy
Mantel, Copperfield Gallery, London, UK
Unearthing, Becky's, London, UK

Romancing The Biscuit, Lock Up International, London, UK (solo)
Lived In, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway
The Sleeping Procession, Cass Sculpture Foundation, UK
RA Schools Degree Show, Royal Academy Schools, London, UK
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight), J Hammond Projects, London, UK

A Rose Is Without a 'Why'. It Blooms Because It Blooms, curated by Sean Steadman, Carl Freedman, London, UK
Modest Villa Immense Versailles, co-curated with Rebecca Ackroyd, Kinman, London, UK
Bloomberg New Contemporaries
, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, and ICA, London, UK
Suggest The Shape of the Wind
, Nam Project, Milan, Italy
, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, UK
Chimp Cracks Nut With Rock (To What Extent Is It Asking a Question?), curated by Sean Steadman, The Kennington Residency, London, UK

Backteller, Gowlett Peaks, London, UK (solo)
This Inferior Mirage, Cactus, Liverpool, UK (solo)
When Two or More Come Together, SWG3 Studios, Glasgow, UK
Waking up a shape, The Woodside Press, Bristol, UK
Bending Light, Home-Platform, Bristol, UK

Records of Garden Keeping, Works|Projects, Bristol, UK (solo)
Surface Area, curated by Lauren Christiansen, Favourite Goods, Los Angeles, USA
Performance Fetish, curated by Its Our Playground, SWG3, Glasgow, UK
Dumb Shadow, with James Parkinson and Menna Cominetti, Supercollider, Blackpool, UK
Flatfile: A Demonstration of Possiblities, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

Enlighten us, but make it quick, New Gallery, London, UK
Exhibition, Z-Shed, Bristol, UK

Soft Laminate (two person show with Orion Martin), Horton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Berlin UDK Rundgang, Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interesting Results (two person show with Jackson Bateman), 8 Week Gallery, Bristol, UK

Café Royal Books Pop-up Library, PR1 Gallery, Preston, UK
Rascals In Paradise, Warehouse, Weston Super Mare, UK
Super Salon Sale, Bristol Diving School, Bristol, UK

Residencies / Awards
G.O. West Residency, New Art Gallery Walsall 2013
UWE Spike Island Studio Fellowship 2012