Jonathan Kelham, 2012
Jonathan Kelham was born in1986, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, UK. Receiving a BTEC Foundation Studies in Fine Art from Hull Collage , later undertaking a BA [Hons] in Fine Art at Birmingham Institute of Art & Design , including being awarded the Sir Whitworth Wallis Art Prize and Artwise Curators/British Airways Award. Subsequently Jonathan completed a MFA at Birmingham Institute of Art & Design  gaining a Distinction for both art practice 'Leaders Of Men' and research in the 'Subjectivity of Utopian Philosophy: within the Realms of the Unreal and Nobson Newtown', under the tutorship of David Burrows [BANK, Plastique Fantastique] and Sadie Plant [Writer, 'Digital Feminism']. Currently Jonathan is embarking upon a Postgraduate Certificate in Education which has included a Research Residency at Meantime Independent Project Space, Cheltenham, UK on 'Art & Education: The Ambiguity of the Education Programme'. The ongoing Leaders Of Men have been exhibited nationally including Surface Gallery, Nottingham, Wolf & Badger, London & BIAD, Birmingham, whilst being printed internationally in independent and Arts Council funded publications including Yuck n' Yum [Dundee, UK], FuseLit [London, UK] and Potroast [Auckland, NZ].