Jedediah Gainer (b.1981) is a British born contemporary painter and photographer, living and working in West Sussex, England. Educated in England and Chile, and having journeyed and experienced South and Central America, Europe and the Far East, he has slowly developed and acquired an interest in the way art is used to promote, assist, and affirm, supernatural and religious beliefs, in different cultures.
Jedediah is especially interested in the way art can be used to psychologically warp perception, allowing for the visual formulation and affirming, of new worlds, and spirits. This inquisitive interest into the devotional communicative role art can perform, is what Jedediah endeavors to investigate. Subjectively, in his drawings and paintings, he attempts to unveil and portray the ancient ritual, concealed in the contemporary operation of formulating and fixing visions.
Academically trained, Jedediah first attended Eastbourne College of Arts & Technology, procuring with distinction a BTEC National Diploma in General Art and Design, having specialized in fine art painting. Following this accomplishment, he went on to advance his studies at the Kent Institute of Art & Design, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours Degree, in Fine Art. While in his second year as an undergraduate at the Kent Institute, Jedediah opted to participate in an international exchange program, and was subsequently awarded a bursary, to attend, the Instituto Profesional de Arte y Comunicación Arcos, in Santiago de Chile. There he studied experimental photography, and video theory. After successfully completing his undergraduate degree, Jedediah undertook and consequently was awarded, a Masters Degree in Fine Art, from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of Arts London. …Read More