Jinks, Sam

JINKS, SAM

2013
2012
2011
2010
2008
2007

CV/BIO

EXHIBITIONS

Sullivan+Strumpf 2014 Group Exhibition
Sam Jinks: Personal Structures, Time, Space, Existence: 55th la Biennale Di Venezia, Italy
Sam Jinks: Art Stage Singapore
2013 Sullivan+Strumpf
Sam Jinks: Time Machine
2012 Sullivan+Strumpf
Art Stage Singapore

OFF-SITE EXHIBITIONS

PRESS

Grist, Penelope. 'In the Flesh,' PORTRAIT, Spring/Summer2014
O'Sullivan, Jane. 'The World Stage,' Art Collector, Issue 70, October - December, 2014, p. 37
Dow, Steve. 'Sam Jinks - Larger Than Life', The Weekly Review, 20 July 2014
'Sam Jinks sculpts hyper-realistic portraits at Art Stage Singapore', Design Boom, 13 January 2014
'Surrealistically from Oz' Singart 17 Dec 2013
'Shrinking Man' Sydney Morning Herald, 20 July 2013
'Art Stage Singapore: First Peak at Project Space' Blouin Art Info, 9 Jan 2013
Hyper-Realist Sam Jinks to Represent Australia at Venice Satellite Project
Small-scale realistic sculptures by Sam Jinks, Design Boom, 5 Feb 2013
'Sculpture Reveals Chaos Behind Reality', Elizabeth Fortesque, The Daily Telegraph, Oct 22, 2012
'Hype follows the hyperreal', S. Dow, The Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 13-14 2012, p.11
'Sam Jinks: Perfecting the Imperfect', Artist Profile, Issue 20, 2012
Art Beat, GQ Style, Spring/Summer 2012/13
The Art Guide Shortlist, D. Rainforth, The Art Guide, May/June 2012
2012 Sam's Keeping It Real, ABC Shepparton, 3 May
Sam Jinks: Precious and Powerful, Australian Art Collector, Issue 46, Oct - Dec 2008

VIDEO/AUDIO

Das Platforms, Sam Jinks at the 55th Veince Biennale, 26 July 2013
Sam Jinks, January 2013


Sullivan + Strumpf is excited to announce Sam Jinks' inclusion in Personal Structures: Time, Space, Existence a collateral event of the 55th Venice Biennale. Held at the Palazzo Bembo, 70 metres from the Rialto Bridge, between 1 June - 24 November 2013 and curated by the Global Art Affairs Foundation, this exhibition will bring together an extraordinary combination of established and emerging artists all drawn together with a common dedication to the concepts of Time, Space and Existence.

The work of Sam Jinks sustains the briefest and often most private moments in time, exploring the complexities and range of human emotion. For Jinks, his works are not literal representations where realism is the sought outcome, but instead use hyper-realism as a mechanism to create an intimacy with the viewer that is impossible outside of private relationships and clinical environments.

Jinks' work can be found in various public collections that include: the Kiran Nader Museum of Art, Dehli, India and the Museo Escultura Figurativa Internacional Contemporaenea (MEFIC), Portugal. In Australia his work is included in the Royal Melbourne Institute of Techonology Collection, Victoria, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Victoria and Shepparton Art Gallery, Victoria, in addition to various private collections within Australia and internationally. 

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