Jackson Pollock - the musical
About The Author

Jackson Pollock - the musical Jackson Pollock the Musical
by Roger McKinley

RRT: £9.99
ISBN: 978-0-9552672-1-5
Pagination: 170pp
Format: Paperback
Size: 217mm x 137mm
Publication: 5th April 2007



Journal of
Art & Writing


Roger McKinley CV

Email: roger.mckinley@fact.co.uk


Jackson Pollock the Musical, Best of Manchester, Urbis, Manchester 2007

Variable Dimensions in Working Practice Variable-D Gallery, collected 2002 commissions, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Suki Chan and Dinu Li Princess Jin (Variable-D Gallery), i-D, Flux full page 2001 advertisement

Stewart Home Modernism with Lysergic Emanations (Variable-D Gallery), Flux 2 page gallery space

Padraig Timoney Livingstone in Deadwood (Variable-D Gallery), Blueprint Magazine, Flux full page

Dean Hughes
Flat Staples (Variable-D Gallery), Dazed and Confused, Flux full page

Chris Speed The Production Room , (Variable-D Gallery), Flux full page

Ween X, Apocalypse Now (And Next Week), Castlefield Gallery, Manc. 2000

Tootsie Galu, poster insert (Variable-D Gallery), Black Diamond

Janus Way, poster insert (Variable-D Gallery), Liverpool Biennial

ManMoma, International 3, Manchester

Generator, curated by Radar, Dundee 1998-99

Day Out for the Daleks, Proposition Gallery, Belfast (touring)

One Way Karma, Fax Exhibition, Glasgow

The Unstoppable Force of the Immoveable Object, The Annual Programme Gallery, Tib Street, Manchester

Museum of the 20th Century, Catalyst Arts, Belfast 1997
Alternative Alternative Art Fair, Financial District, New York
Art and Environment Billboard Project, Bryson House, Belfast
Stop Stop, A Book of Artists Works, published in Glasgow
Tutor With an Idea, Three Month Gallery, Liverpool
Moving, City Projects, urban accommodation exhibition, Bristol

A4,’ Three Month Gallery, Liverpool 1996
I Feel Explosion, Arndale Centre apartment, Manchester
Reading Rooms, Catalyst Arts, Belfast

Sheer and Vision Collision, mixed media events various locs. Mcr. 1994-1995

Fresh Art, Business Design Centre, London 1992-1993
Mango, Tower Bridge, London
Hanover Gallery, Liverpool
Degree North West, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
D.O.U.C., Ducie House, Manchester
TSB show, Manchester


Jackson Pollock the Musical Michael Butterworth (2007)
Various reviews of art exhibitions in Flux Magazine (Manchester 1998)
and Sculpture Society of Ireland (Ireland 1999)


Opus Magi - The Gulf War Recordings & Kosovo Abstract
Online radio streaming with DADI, Manchester, 17th June 1999
Geopathy in the Home - A Guide Book to the Familiar, text (1998)
Bazaar Roads - short stories (unpublished 1997)
Animo Leaflet – novella (unpublished 1996)
Definitions - A New World Order, Fictional Colour Theory in 156 parts (Limited edition CD-ROM published 1995)
Urban Novelties - fictional autobiography (unpublished collected texts 1992-96)


Best of Manchester” Visual Arts Award, Urbis, Manchester

Regional Arts Lottery Fund, Variable-D Gallery to commission new work from emerging artists 1998 – 2001




C&G 7700 Multimedia Techniques
W.F.A. Lucy Street, Manchester 1998

Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art (Combined Media)
University of Ulster at Belfast 1996-1997

BA (Hons) Fine Art (2:1)
Manchester Metropolitan University 1980-1992

Art and Design Diploma
Lancashire University 1986-1987


FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)
Digital Mastering and Production Manager 1999 - 2004

Variable-D Gallery (digitally created commissioning gallery space)
Director 2000

Arts About Manchester
(Arts Ambassadors Unit)
Editor, Bamboo! (cultural diversity arts magazine) 1999-2000

Sub-editor ‘regina’ magazine
artranspennine 98 Manchester/transpennine region 1998

Part time tutor (Dept of Fine Art)
Manchester Metropolitan University 1997

Part time tutor (Dept. of Fine Art)
University of Ulster at Belfast 1996-97


Available on request