Jawbone Jawbone

collaborative art practice


Nikki Katrina Carroll & Matt Young

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne    



2013-2016 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

2015 Erasmus Exchange Programme, Academie Minerva, Groningen, Netherlands



1/02  Catalyst Arts, Belfast

26/03  Bitter/Sweet Assembly House, Leeds


Solo Exhibition

Deep Down the Ear Canal Slugtown, Newcastle upon Tyne


Selected Group Exhibitions


I Can't Remember The Last Time I Used Cardamom TESTT Space, Durham

Experimental Film Festival, Middlesbrough

Les Boîtes Suede Gallery w/ Slugtown, Edinburgh

Dishwasher Safe System Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Cultivate Presents: Something Blue, online exhibition

Bish, Bash, Bosh by We The North, The Royal Standard, Liverpool

Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor Cheeseburn Grange, Stamfordham

Middlesbrough Art Weekender, Middlesbrough

ebc013 East Bristol Contemporary, Trinity Centre, Bristol

Part 1: Hand In Double Yolk, 36 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Slowing into form: performance event Vane Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

GSN Open Studio, Graduate Studios Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne


Reveal Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne 

Hops Cotch The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle upon Tyne

INTERFUSE #2 The Pattern Shop, Hoults Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne

PINK Colour Studio Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne


ATTEMPT The Stand Comedy Club, Newcastle upon Tyne

hred Academie Minerva, Groningen, Netherlands

M O U T H F U L OF EXHIBITION USVA Cultureel Studenten Centrum, Groningen, Netherlands

March Expo Academie Minerva, Groningen, Netherlands

POINT BLANK TESTBED15, GNPS, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne




Costume design for Melva A Mortal Fools production, Prudhoe

Freedom City 2017 MLK1967 Wunderbar & Jeremy Deller, Newcastle upon Tyne


performers in A Bodyssey Odyssey: Ultimate Climax, Pester and Rossi, Baltic 39, Newcastle upon Tyne

Re:Creation Featherstone Castle, Haltwhistle, Northumberland

THIS IS NOT A WORKSHOP NONSENSE / NEW SENSE The Scarborough Winter School 2016, Yorkshire Coast College & Crescent Arts, Scarborough

performers in Iris, Sarah Kate Wilson, Figure Three, Baltic 39, Newcastle upon Tyne



Dishwasher Safe System Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne




John Crisp Prize for Innovative Work


Shortlisted Awards


The Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor of the Year Award, Cheeseburn


Alexander McQueen Scholarship, Sarabande Foundation 




Artist As Curator Group Show, Audio Podcast 

Cultivate Presents: Something Blue

ebc013 East Bristol Contemporary, Trinity Centre, Bristol

studio visit series mmmilk collective


a-n, jawbone jawbone 

Northumbria University Fine Art Degree Show catalogue - various features