CV

Curriculum Vitae

Name: John A. Blythe PGDip(Ed), MFA

Currently living and working in Oxfordshire, UK.

Education:
Oxford Brookes University, Master of Art in Fine Art, 2019.
Oxford Brookes University, PGDip(Ed), Artist Teacher Scheme, 2016.
Studied under Michael Schaaf, Wet Plate Collodion and Salt Printing, 2013-14.
City of Westminster College, Cert in Photographic Practice, 1992-94.
Studied under Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Fine Art Photography, 1987-88.

Exhibitions:
Solo/Joint Exhibitions:
2018 – Accord – The Old Fire Station Gallery, Oxford, UK.
2017 – Journey: Vol1 – Nuffield OC, Headington, Oxford.
2016 – The Blue of Distance, Oxfordshire Artweeks, UK.

Recent Group Exhibitions:
2019 – Chromogenesis, Upcycle Gallery, Templar Sq, Oxford, UK
2019 – Body of Work (MFA Show), Richard Hamilton Building, Oxford, UK
2019 – Hide & Seek, 44AD artspace, Bath, UK
2019 – Priceless, Magdalen Road Studios, Oxford, UK
2019 – Brickwork, The Jam Factory, Oxford, UK
2019 – Chromantics, The Cornerstone Gallery, Didcot, UK.

2018 – DreaMFActory, Glass Tank Gallery, Headington, Oxford, UK.
2018 – ‘Blue’ (ALiM), gallery@oxo, Southbank, London, UK
2018 – Thresholds – Siggrou 24 Project Space, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2018 – Real/Unreal – Bath Photography Festival, Bath, UK.
2018 – Mental Health – The Cornerstone Gallery, Didcot, UK

2017 – DreaMFActory, Glass Tank Gallery, Headington, Oxford, UK.
2017 – Beyond Surface, Glass Tank Gallery, Headington, Oxford, UK.
2017 – Seven Counties Open, OVADA Gallery, Oxford, UK (Award Winner).
2017 – Artist Teacher Collective, Nuffield OC, Headington, Oxford, UK.

2016 – Evolving Forces, Glasgow Room, Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford, UK.
2016 – Experimental Film & Video Exhibition, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.
2016 – Realisation, Pop Up Artist Teacher collective exhibition, Harcourt Hill, Oxford, UK.
2016 – Resistant Forces, OVADA, Oxford, UK.

2015 – Artist Teacher Scheme PGCert, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.

Projects:
Project coordinator – FusionArts Community Darkroom, 2019 – Present

Associateships:
Associate member of Oxfordshire Visual Arts Development Agency (OVADA)
Associate member of Magdalen Road Studios

Awards:
2017 – OVADA Professional Development Award supported by Art at The Old Fire Station, Oxford.

Residencies:
AA2A Artist in Residence – Derby University School of Art, Oct 2019 – May 2020.

Collections:
Works held in private collections worldwide.

Talks, Lectures & Workshops:

Workshop – Darkroom induction training – FusionArts Darkroom, 2019
Workshop – World Cyanotype Day – FusionArts Darkroom, 2019
Workshop – Introduction to analogue photography – FusionArts Darkroom, 2019
Workshop – Creative darkroom practices – FusionArts Darkroom, 2019
Workshop – Eco photography – FusionArts Darkroom, 2019
Workshop – ‘Alternative Histories’ – Photo Collage – Pitt Rivers Museum for OAT (Oxford Art Teach), November 2018.
Workshop -‘Exposing the Invisible’ Cyanotype Process – FusionArts, August 2018.
Workshop – ‘Alternative Scapes’ – Photo Collage – Art at The Old Fire Station, August 2018.
Workshop – ‘Alternative Identities’ – Cyanotype and Collage – Parasol Project/Fusion Arts, August 2018.

Talk – In conversation with…. – OVADA, Oct 2019
Talk – Artists in Conversation – The Old Fire Station Gallery, March 2018
Talk – ‘The Speed of Light, The Speed of me’ – OVADA, March 2018

Teaching:
Teacher of Photography, d’Overbroeck’s College, 2017 – Present
Teacher of Photography, Cherwell Tutorial College, Oxford. 2017 – Present
Module Leader of Photography, Bellerbys College Oxford. 2011 – 2017
Teacher of Photography, Queen Anne’s School, Caversham. 2010 – 2013
Guest Lecturer, Oxbridge Academic Programs, Pembroke College, Oxford University. 2013
Sessional Tutor of Photography, Redcloud Photography Workshops. 2012
Course Leader, Oxbridge Academic Programs, Pembroke College Oxford University. 2012