Dr Edward Jonathan Turpie MBE
E: Edward.Turpie@mail.bcu.ac.uk M: O7748766824
09/17to date PhD Practice-based, Birmingham City University, UK
1976-79 MA Printmaking, Royal College of Art, London, UK
1973-76 BA First class Fine Art, Newcastle Polytechnic, UK
2017 High Sheriff Portraits – Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
30 portraits celebrating a wide range of people I met as the High Sherriff of the West Midlands.
2018 Diverso Encuentros, IMPACT 10, Santander, Spain.
‘Swarmei’ Ort Gallery
‘Home’ OPW Gallery
You and I are discontinuous beings, Co-curator: International Project Space, Birmingham, UK
2016 West Midlands Open at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery SALON at Waterhall; Pulpa Print; 20×20 Hot Bed Press; RBSA print, photography and portraits exhibitions.
1976/82 Various Art Exhibitions inc ICA New Contemporaries, Midland Group Nottingham, Robert Self Gallery, Artist Books, Boulder Colorado.
Relevant Board Positions:
2016 Chair Midlands Arts Centre – MAC
2016 Director Birmingham Museums Trust
2015 Director The SPACE, Arts Council and BBC
2014 Creative Champion GBSLEP, Employment and Skills board
2010 – 2012 Director Advantage West Midlands
2011 Director, Birmingham Ormiston Academy
2008 – 2010 PRIME Strategic Partnering Board, NHS BEN Trust
2007 – 2009 Chair Hello Digital International Digital Film & Media event
2004 – 2007 Deputy Chair, Culture West Midlands
1993 – 2017 Founder Director Maverick Television
Factual Television. TEACHERS TV – 18 SERIES, Exec Producer
UK SKILLS JAPAN – Exec Producer
SLOT ART 8 x 3′ for Channel 4 / Arts Council Exec Producer
HIGHLAND BOLLYWOOD; Producer, Channel 4
TRADE SECRETS. 24 X 10mins BBC2, Exec Producer
FREE FOR ALL. Producer. Channel 4 weekly access series.
MOTOR CITY MUSIC YEARS. 3X60. Central TV. Director. Birmingham’s Pop history.
Random Acts – Executive Producer Maverick & Rural Media C4/ACE
Embarassing Illnesses online Exec Producer – C4 Winner BAFTA
FISTAR – Dissemination Lead EU Future Internet Health FP7 Programme
4TALENT and Ideas Factory – exec producer C4
Living It Up – Media lead. Innovate UK & NHS 24
Spill – Exec Producer, DanceX for SPACE, BBC /ACE
GENETICS FUTURES – Ytouring/Science Museum
STAFFROOM MONOLOGUES – Teachers TV. Winner Royal Television Society Best
NIGHTSHIFT C4 /ACE Producer. Winner : Commission for Racial Equality, Best Drama
THE VISITC4 – Writer/Director. Winner : RTS Best Independent Programme
BLAZED. C4 – Director Script Michael Buffong. Winner : RTS Best Independent
OUT OF ORDER – Director BFI/C4 Winner of Ethique & TV Montbeliard
Recent Awards/ Nominations:
Honorary Doctorate Birmingham City University 2018
Deputy Lieutenant West Midlands
Member of the Printmakers Council 2016
Honorary Doctorate Wolverhampton University 2017
Honorary Doctorate Coventry University 2016
High Sheriff of the West Midlands – 2015/16
Member of the British Empire – Queen’s Honour for international trade and the Creative Industries.
Recent Conference Papers/Talks:
Printmakers Council Blog from V&A Prints research visit.
Honorary Doctorate BCU Acceptance speech and review of Television and Digital Media. Digital Health Communications Presentation. Future Internet EU FP7 Programme, Munich University. Koestler Trust welcome speech on the occasion of the Beyond The Door exhibition of Offenders Art. Knights of the RAJ – Mohammed Ali. Closing Speech exhibitionBangladeshi history of curry in the UK.Regional Creative Industries Presentation Paper – to DCMS and BEIS Creative Industry Council.Creative Industries public sector development – Presentation Paper for British Council Moscow Delegation. British Embassy Moscow.
@jturpie @highSheriffWM15 jonnie_turpie
Printmaking PHD site and blog: http://printsanew.jonnieturpie.com