Jeremy Welsh cv. (updated 04-21)


Jacob Kramer College of Art, Leeds, 1972 - 73
Bretton Hall College, Wakefield, 1973 - 74
Trent Polytechnic School of Art & Design, (Nottingham Trent University), Dept. Fine Art, 1974 - 1977
Goldsmiths College, University of London, Dept. Fine Art  1980 - 1982

Professional engagements

Director, The Film & Video Umbrella, London, 1988 - 1990
Exhibition/distribution project manager, London Video Arts 1982-88
Graphic Designer, Letterstream Ltd. London, 1980 - 82
Community Arts Worker, Mid Pennine Aerts, Burnely, England, 1978-79


Nelson & Colne College, Lecturer on Art Foundation Course, 1979 - 1980
Trondheim Art Academy, Associate Professor/Professor of Intermedia, 1990 - 2001
Bergen Academy of Art & Design, Professor of Fine Art since 2001. Dean of Fine Art 2012- 2013.
Professor of Fine Art, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, NTNU, 2014 - 2020

Public art projects

Video Art for The Street: project with tv rental stores, touring England, 1985, 86
Artists on Spectacolor, Piccadilly Circus, London, produced by Artangel, 1989
Commissioned video installation for reception area, Pirbadet, Trondheim, 2001
Video art projections in Oslo Central Station (Mesén), 2003
Intervall; temporary art projects in public space, produced by, Bergen, October - November 2008
Commissioned work for KORO/Halden prison, Norway, completed 2009 (with Jon Arne Mogstad)
Commissioned work for The Norwegian Post Office, main distribution centre, completed 2010 (with Jon Arne Mogstad)
Public Screens, i/oLab, Stavanger, 2010
Media Facades Festival, programme curated by i/oLab, 2010; Berlin/Barcelona/Glasgow
VPSO (Video Paintings for St. Olav's) Commissioned digital work for St. Olav's Hospital, Trondheim, 2013.

Public collections

The National Museum, Oslo
Trondheim Art Museum
Trondheim City Council
Norwegian Arts Council collection
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Museum of The Moving Image, London
Norwegian Telecom Art Collection
ZKM Mediatheque, Karlsruhe
ICA mediatheque, London
MacQuarie University Art Collection, Sydney

Selected solo exhibitions

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 1982
Spectro Photography, Newcastle upon Tyne 1983
B2 Gallery, Wapping, London 1983
Cafe Gallery, Bermondsey, London 1986
QCA Gallery, Brisbane, 1989
Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, 1993, 2000
Museum of Contemporary Art Project Room, Oslo 1994
Trondheim Kunstmuseum 2000
Trans Art, Trondheim, 2001 (with Farhad Khalantary)
Christiansands Kunstforening (collaborative project with Jon Arne Mogstad & Trond Lossius) 2004
Trondhjems Kunstforening (collaborative project with Jon Arne Mogstad & Trond Lossius) 2004
Visningsrom USF, Bergen, november 2006, collaboration with Jon Arne Mogstad
Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen,  April 2007, retrospective video programme
Atopia, gallery for film & video art, Oslo, January 2009.
Rom 8 Bergen, 2010, 2012

The Atmospherics - installations in collaboration with Trond Lossius: 
Galleri 3,14, Bergen, 2014
Visningsrom USF, Bergen, 2014
Bomuldsfabrikken Kunsthall, Arendal 2015
Heimdal Kunstforening, Trondheim, 2016
Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Førde, 2016
HardingarT, Utne, Hardanger, 2017
Terra Nova Arte e Naturaa, Liminaria Festival, Arpaise, Italy, 2017
Sound and Image Festival, University of Greenwich, London, 2018
TEKS studio, Trondheim, 2019
BEK online archive, video streaming project, 2020 / 21.
Light Years, audiovisual installation LMW, Surnadal Billag, 2018
At Any Given Moment / I hvert øyeblikk: Vårsøg festival exhibition 2019, Surnadal Kulturhus
Take Me To The River, Molde Jazz Festival exhibition 2019, Møre & Romsdal Kunstsenter, Molde

Selected group exhibitions and festivals

Travelling Exhibitionists, Projects UK commissioned works, Laing Gallery Newcastle 1987
Travelling Exhibitionists, Projects UK commissioned works, Coernerhouse, Manchester 1987
Travelling Exhibitionists, Projects UK commissioned works, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, 1987
West Midlands Performance Consortium, commissioned works, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, 1988
West Midlands Performance Consortium, commissioned works, Stoke City Museum & Art Gallery, 1988
West Midlands Performance Consortium, commissioned works, Ikon Gallery Birmingham, 1988
The New Pluralism, Tate Gallery, London, 1985
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, 1989
Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, 1989
Galerie Medousa, Athens, 1990
Video Formes, Clermont Ferrand, 1989
Locarno Video Art festival, Locarno, Switzerland, 1995
European Media Art festival, Osnabrück, 1986, 89
European Medienkunstpris, ZKM, Karlsruhe, 1997
Oslo Kunstforening 1999
Trondheim Art Museum 2001
Museum for Contemporary Art Oslo, 2002
Short Film Festival, Grimstad, 2002
Galleri F15, Moss, 2002
Video Topiques, Musee d’art Modern et Contemporain Strasbourg, 2002 - 2003
UK-Canadian Video, South London Gallery, 2003
Vestlandske Kunstmisjon, Bergen, 2003
Prøverom Beta 1.0, Teatergarasje, Bergen, 2004
Video Salon, Atopia, Oslo, 2004
B- Open, Bergen, 2004
X-Film, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2005
New Horizons: Contemporary Arts from the West of Norway: The Manx Museum of Art, Douglas, Isle of Man  2005
Overtures: Am Wasser, München, 2005
Tracing Space, Bergen Kunsthall, 2005
Östersunds Videokonstfestival, Sweden, 2005
New Horizons: Contemporary Arts from the West of Norway: Hå Gamle Prestegård, 2005
Summer exhibition, Seljord, Telemark, 2006 – collaboration with Jon Arne Mogstad & Trond Lossius
Q-Art, Quart Festival, Kristiansand, 2006 - collaboration with Jon Arne Mogstad & Trond Lossius
Analogue: pioneering video art 1968 - 88, Tate Britain December 2006
Analogue: pioneering video art 1968 - 88, Anthology Film Archives, New York, January 2007
Analogue: pioneering video art 1968 - 88, The Norwich Gallery, UK, February 2007
Definitive Stories: artists’ film programme, National Review of Live Art 07, Tramway, Glasgow
Analogue: pioneering video art 1968 - 88, FACT, Liverpool, March 2007
The Exhibitionists, Marseille, May 2007
Samtidsvideokunst, Kunst i Badet, Alvøen, Bergen, July 2007
Ad  Hoc, Visningsrom USF, Bergen, 2008
Contemporary Video Art exhibition; Kabuso, Øystese, Norway, 2008
International film & video festival, Beirut, 2008
Analogue: pioneering video art 1968 - 88, touring galleries in Canada, 2008 - 2009
Analogue: pioneering video art 1968 - 88, Museum of Contemporary Art Warsaw, 2008
Transitions: MacQuarie University Gallery, Sydney, 2008
Transitions: travelling exhibition in Australia, 2009-2010
Do Something Different, Barbican Centre, London, 2009
Cities Re-imagined II:  Video Art from Norway - Museum of Contemporary Art Novi Sad, Serbia. July 2010
Cities Re-imagined III:  Rom for Kunst & Arkitektur, September 2010
Silent Spaces: MacQuarie University Art Gallery, Sydney, March 2010
Minimalen short film festival Nova Kino, Trondheim, March 2010
BGO1 - Bergen Art Museum, October 2010 - January 2011
Retrospective: film & video art in Norway 1970 - 1990: Stenersens Museum Oslo, 2011
Public projections, Håkonshallen Bergen, 2011
ODDS - group exhibition in Odda, Hardanger, 2012
Paradoks: Norwegian Video Art, National Museum, Oslo, 2013
This Must Be The Place: Kino Kino, Sandness, 2013
Borealis Festival, Bergen, 2013
Only Connect Festival Of Sound, Oslo, 2014
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, 2014
Images, Sounds and Words: Dokkhuset, Trondheim, 2014
Oversettelser (Translations) Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, 2015
Seoul International New Media Festival 2017
Double Lives;  artists making Music: digital film project with Michael Francis Duch at:
MUMOK Vienna, 2018
Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, 2020 - 21
Ta Deg Tid / Take Your Time; Nordenfjelske Kunstindustrimuseum Trondheim, 2020 - 21

Curatorial experience

The Window Box - a touring video installation project, England, 1986
The British Edge, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston, 1986
Genlock - a touring exhibition of video portraits, England, 1987
A Thoughtful Gaze: The video work of Bill Viola, touring exhibition in UK - 1988
Electric Eyes - new video and electronic art,  touring exhibition in UK.1988
The Suitcase Show - touring video installation exhibition, 1989
Breaking Eyes - Nordic Media Art, 1995, exhibition in Helsinki & Stockholm
Screens: Art on, for, through and beyond the screen: - Trondheim Kunstmuseum/Trondheim 1000 year jubilee 1997
Magnetic North - video art from Norway and Britain, 1999
Time Tracks, DVD video programme for Norwegian Telecom Art Collection, 2000
Microscope; a very small video exhibition; KHIB, 2008
Meta Morf; biennale for Art & technology, Trondheim 2010
Strawberry Butterflies and Peppermint Cats, Borealis festival, Bergen 2011
Vatn - Connecting People; video art exhibition for jubilee year of the Telemark Canal
Tracking/Tracing: contemporary photography & electronic art from Australia. Galleri 3,14 Bergen, scheduled January 2012.
Young and Loving: retropsective, 2012: Galleri S12 and Galleri Format, Bergen
Cinema B-Open: temporary screening room showing artists' film & video at Festplassen, Bergen, September 2014.
Flyttestein; digital film by Kaia Hugin, RAKE Visningsrom Trondheim 2016
Pink Shoelaces, co-curated with David Breida. PUNKT Visningsrom, Trondheim, 2016
Guest curator in film programme for Fotogalleri, Oslo, jubilee year, 2017
It's Painting Today (Like any other day), new works by Jon Arne Mogstad, Trondheim Kunstmuseum Gråmølna, 2018
Billag Festival 2021 - a six month programnme of exhibitions and events at art centre Surnadal Billag, Møre & Romsdal, April - October 2021