EJT CV 2018

Turpie.EJ CV 2018

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

Solo Exhibitions:

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.

Group Exhibitions:

2018                        Diverso Encuentros, IMPACT 10, Santander, Spain.

                                    RBSA Print

                                   ‘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

Selected Media/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.

Digital Media

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

Photography www.jonnieturpie.com

Printmaking PHD site and blog:   http://printsanew.jonnieturpie.com

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