Jamin (born Sydney, 1976) is a Tasmanian artist based in Hobart, most well known for politically charged paintings. His career spans 10 years of exhibitions, street art, murals, university lecturing, involvement with art organisations, and leading stencilling and street art workshops with youths. Career highlights include selection for Contemporary Australia: Optimism at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2008; the Devonport Regional Art Gallery Solo Commission, 2007; the Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency, Paris, 2011; and the recent acquisition of work by the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
Jamin is the visual Curator of Faux Mo (Part of Mona’s MOFO Festival) and his work decorates the two Mona Ferries, the MR1 & the MR0. He was a finalist in the Glover Prize 2012, recipient of the Rosamund McCulloch Studio Residency at the Cité International des Arts in Paris 2011, and was selected for ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA, QAG, Brisbane) in 2008.
‘One Thing Begets Another’, was Jamin’s first solo exhibtion at Despard Gallery in 2013 and we are proud to present his second solo exhibition in August 2017. Jamin holds an MFA from the Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania (2008), and a PhD Candidate at the Tasmanian College of Fine Art (TCotA).