November 2019 – Utopia: The Unexpected Gallery is moving to new and bigger premises in Holt, Norfolk.
After 5 years of building a unique business at Creake Abbey, it was time for expansion and relocation. Hence, from mid November, the high street in this pretty Georgian town will have a new independent retailer. Based in a listed Victorian shop, with its stunning facade: ornate cast iron windows and creative brickwork, Utopia will bring a wealth of design and creation to Holt.
The expanded site will enable Utopia’s key architects, Jac Scott and Michael Slaney, to showcase more of their designs.
- original and limited edition fine art from Jac Scott and guest artisans
- exciting and unique lamps and lights to make interesting, stylish yet practical statements
- restored coveted antiques and utopiaised finds
- decorative interior ideas
2019 – Utopia: The Unexpected Gallery continues to prosper with an international clientele and its unique offer for lighting, fine art and interiors, that is a leap away from the high street, and yet maintains its core values: expert design, skilled local craftsmanship, British quality and sustainable, eco-friendly manufacture. https://www.utopiatheunexpectedgallery.co.uk/
11 November 2014 Jac Scott opens her own commercial gallery, Utopia: The Unexpected Gallery, at Creake Abbey, North Creake, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 9LF, specialising in unique lighting design and fine art. The gallery only sells creations designed and made in-house by Jac Scott and her team of expert British-based makers.
15 October – 20 December 2015 Post Mortem. A new sculpture will be unveiled at this prestigious exhibition in the Rommelaere Building, University of Ghent, Belgium. This exhibition is part of the Fabrica Vitae tour.
26 March – 31 May 2015 Fabrica Vitae. Invited to contribute to this extraordinary exhibition where art and science meld over anatomy and the 500 year development from the foundations laid by Vesalius. Venue: Stradins Museum, Riga, Latvia
March 2014 – created more Winogradsky columns from freshwater mud and seawater mud for soil research – details on the blog post 28 March.
8 December 2013 – digging up methanogens in Norfolk with Dr Simon Park for our collaborative project Immortal Worlds?
30 November – 22 December 2013. In SMALL exhibition at Mill Yard Gallery, Staveley, Cumbria. Gallery open Thursday to Sunday 11 to 4. Showing new work ‘Obsession’ and ‘Bio Myopia’.
October 2013 – An A-N New Collaboration Bursary has been awarded to Jac Scott to work with microbiologist Dr Simon Park from Surrey University.
October 2013 – Science and art journal IONIC have commissioned Jac Scott to do a second illustration this time to complement an article written by scientist Simon Hazelwood. A Moment of Clarity reports on the advances in understanding the ways our brains work without the need for incision.
October 2013– Accrington Academy have commissioned Jac Scott to develop a collaborative creative and scientific response with students to the Periodic Table.
October 2013- Jac Scott was invited to lead a seminar on drawing skills, followed by tutorials, to Masters of Architecture students at the University of Central Lancashire.
Link to practice blog
Find out about the ‘behind the scenes’ adventures that Jac Scott enjoys and the research threads she follows on the blog.