Jocelyn McGregor

b. 1989, based in London & Cumbria, UK


2015 - 2017 - MFA in Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art
2007 - 2010 - BFA in Fine Art, The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 - Mei Yahn Yu (joint exhibition with Jiyoung Yoo), Kaitak Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong 2017 - C-Art Extraordinary Places, Merz Barn, Cumbria
2015 – Sock Pocket, Platform 1 Gallery, London
2014 - Glass Nose, The Merz Barn, Cumbria
2011 - Carbon Selves, Where Where Project Space, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

--CURRENT--Bloomberg New Contemporaries, touring: Liverpool School of Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University, as part of the Liverpool Biennial 2018; South London Gallery, London
--CURRENT--A Field Guide to Getting Lost (curated by Ismene King & Amalia Charikiopoulou, The Art Foundation (T.A.F), Athens, Greece
- She Performs, London Gallery West Project Space, London
- Risky Attachments (curated by Like a Little Disaster), FOOTHOLD, Polignano A Mare (Ba), Italy

Doremifasolasido, Grizedale Arts & Coniston Institute, Cumbria
Eller Beck, Suck It And See Projects at The Brick Cube, London

Cumbrian Artist of the Year, Rheged Centre, Cumbria
Doremifasolasido, Florence Arts Centre, Cumbria
- XXL, Hotel Elephant, London
- Transitions, Menier Gallery, London

Doremifasolasido, The Merz Barn, Cumbria
- Business As Usual (curated by Perce Jerrom; touring), Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds; & Turf Projects, London

- Time Pieces, Caustic Coastal @ Rogue Project Space, Manchester
- Heath (of the moment), The Squatted Gallery, London
FODO VII, Waterloo Action Centre, London

- Symposia on Comfort Zones in Creative and Curatorial Practice (organised by Laura Yuile; touring IKEAs) Beijing, China; Manchester, UK

- Pop-up Povera, MoCA Peckham, London
- Safe As Houses, No. 2 Bedford Place, London
- Floor Plan, Beigao's Demolished Village, Beijing, China
- After Hours, After Bar, Beijing, China

- The Warp and the Weft, Botanical Gardens, Oxford


Doremifasolasido (ongoing since 2015) (supported by Arts Council England)
Magic Assemblage (ongoing collaboration with Geoff Tibbs since 2013)
IF Projects (collaboration with Laura Yuile 2010 - 2011)

Awards & Residencies

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 Artist
Artist-in-Residence 2018 at Hong Kong Baptist University
Artagon Exhibition Nominee
Lee Alexander McQueen: Sarabande Foundation Emerging Artist Award
Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies, London, Diabolique Magazine Scholarship
Finalist for Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016
Westbridge Primary School Artist-in-Residence (in partnership with ACAVA) London, UK
The Derek Hill Foundation
The Eaton Fund
The Merz Barn Artist-in-Residence (Cumbria, UK)
Creative Routes 2013, arts depot (London, UK)
Red Gate Gallery Artist-in-Residence (Beijing, China)
Where Where Project Space Artist-in-Residence (Beijing, China)
Diocesan Boys' School Artist-in-Residence (courtesy of the Lam Foundation) (Hong Kong, China)

Selected Publications

2018 - She Performs 'Artist Jocelyn McGregor spoke to our Curator of Interpretation Nicola Waterman'
2017 - Elephant Magazine 'Eight Artists to Watch: MA and MFA Shows 2017' by Emily Steer and Rosalind Duguid
2017 – Elephant Magazine ‘Degree Show Hightlights: Slade School of Fine Art’ by Emily Steer
2017 - The Whisper Gallery ‘Slade School Emerging Artist strikes a discordant note using the fragmented female form’ by Elspeth Edmonson
2017 – UCL Graduate Research 2016 – 2017
2016 – C-Art ‘Cumbria Artist of the Year: Focus on Jocelyn McGregor’
2016 – UCL Graduate Research 2015 – 2016


Widening Participations Fine Art Tutor, The Slade School of Fine Art Summer School, UCL (since 2016)
Lead Artist, Association of Cultural Advancement through Visual Art (ACAVA) (2013-2016)