Approved: 08.02.2015

Aaron Scott Griffin

Artist, Curator, Project manager

Approved: 08.02.2015

Griffin's practice is primarily based in print incorporating text, signage, sculpture, and installation. The artist's research throughout the MA has been focused within a concerted interrogation of Function and Value within the context of contemporary fine art practice. 

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Artist Statement

Griffin's practice is primarily based in print incorporating text, signage, sculpture, and installation. The artist's research throughout the MA has been focused within a concerted interrogation of Function and Value within the context of contemporary fine art practice. 

He was the founder and artistic director of We Came Here to Conquer (2014-2017) - an artist led initiative that developed projects, exhibitions, and residencies in collaboration and alongside arts groups and institutions including Norwich University of the arts, Norwich Castle Museum and art galleries and The Dyad Collective.

Griffin was the recipient of the EAAF Dubery and Brogden Scholar (2021/2022). 

He has contributed to several artist editions and exhibited in the UK as well as Europe, Asia, and the USA.

For collaborations, exhibitions, and commissions please contact the artist directly.

CV & Education

I am a creative and driven professional with demonstrable experience developing, managing and delivering projects and exhibitions for organisations and arts groups including Norwich Arts Centre, Print to the People and Norwich Castle Museum and Art Galleries. 

I am currently undertaking an MA in fine art at Norwich University of the Arts.

Education

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Upper Second Class (2:1), Norwich University of the arts, 2014/15

MA Fine Art, Merit, Norwich University of the arts, 2022/23

Exhibitions 

MA Graduate exhibition and online showcase, Norwich University of the arts, Norwich, 2022/23

Love Light Festival 2022, Norwich, 2022

Squeeze it, online resource developed in partnership with Edinburgh College of art, 2020

Oh look, there goes concord again, Outpost project space, Outpost Studios, Norwich, 2019

Outpost studio holders show, Outpost, Norwich, 2018

State of Print, (group touring) – Norwich, Preston, DCA Dundee (further venues to be added)

We Came here to Conquer, Norwich Castle Museum and Art galleries, Norwich, 2017 

BALLOT (group touring), CIT Crawford College of Art & Design (June 2017), 

Contemporary Art Museum Naples (September 2017)

Belltable Arts Centre Limerick (June 2018)

Palacio de Exposiciones de Santander Spain (September 2018)

3rd Global Print 2017, Douro, Portugal (August 2017)

Lasting Impressions: Selected Work from the Printmakers Council Archive, Scarborough Art Gallery.

WCHTC 2K16, St Margarets Church of Art, Norwich, 2016

The Bishop Art Prize, Norwich, 2015

East/West, print portfolio (Group touring), China Academy of Arts, 2014

Art Hub Print Open, Deptford, London, 2014

Commissions 

The Billy Sweet, Love Light Norwich, 2022

The Rest Is Silence, Norwich Museum and Art Galleries, 2017

Portfolios

International print portfolio - Invited Artist - Ballot, 2017

International print portfolio - East/West, 2015

International print portfolio - Print and Print Values, 2013

Residencies.

All these little engines, The Barbershop Art Space, Norwich, 2016  

Other relevant experience.

Terminals: a conference exploring practice-based research, it’s legacies and its histories, Norwich University of the arts, 2022 

Petcha Kutcha, Norwich University of the arts, 2022

An introduction to Lino & Collagraph (Printmaking workshop for Adults), Norwich Castle Museum and Art Galleries, 2017

Introduction to contemporary printmaking, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Galleries, 2017

Plug-In (Smiths Row), Artist lecture series, University of Suffolk, 2017

Artist led Print Workshop (lead technician), Makers Month, The Forum, 2016

Graduate Lecture Series (invited Artist), Norwich University of the Arts, 2016

Print technician, Print to the People, Norwich, 2015 - 2016

Jealous Print Studio (internship), London, 2014