1983-1986                   Crewe and Alsager College (Manchester Metropolitan University) B A Combined studies Crafts.

2012-2017                    PhD Student. University Of the Arts London. Practice Based PhD:  

             The Artist-Designer: Situating Creative Interaction and Interpretation in the Museum.


2019-                       Course Leader BA (Hons) Product and Furniture Chelsea College of Art London

2017-                       Course Leader BA (Hons) 3D Design Camberwell College of Art London

2005-2017                  Course Leader BA (Hons) Contemporary Crafts Falmouth University Cornwall

2018-              External Examiner, BA (Hons) Contemporary Design Crafts University of Hertfordshire

2014-2018              External Examiner, University of Wales. Camarthen School of Art. BA Art and Design. Multi disciplinary.

2012-2015                   External Examiner The Cass. London Metropolitain University. BA Silver-smithing and Jewellery.

2008-2012                  External Examiner Hereford College of Arts BA Contemporary Applied Arts

1997-2005                  Senior Lecturer, Course Leader, Design-Crafts, Staffordshire   University.

2002-2003                 Secondment to King’s College London Funded by S.H.A.P.E

2000                           Visiting Lecturer, Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.

1996-1997                   GNVQ Advanced Art & Design 3-D Crafts Tutor, Exeter College.

2008-present             Chair: Selection Committee, Cornwall Crafts Association


2018. Piercing the Vitrine Museum Engagement as Speculative Design. Symposium Camberwell College of Art

2016                            Design and Museum Interpretation: Contemporary Characteristics and Practice. Chapter for Design Objects and the Museum. Pub     Bloomsbury. Eds. Liz Farrelly, Joanna Weddell ISBN 9781472577238

2015                            Playing with Words: Creativity and interaction in Museums and Galleries. Patel M. Heath, C. Luff P. Cleverly J. The Journal Museum Management and Curatorship DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2015.1102641         

2014                            All Makers Now Conference Falmouth University. Exhibition Contributor. Chair: Enhancing the Object                                                       

2014                            Crafting Audience Encounters. Risner, I. Bunnell, K. Cleverly, J. Making Futures. Making Futures Conference Mount Edgecombe Plymouth. Vol 3. ISSN 2042-1664

 2013                            How Can Artists and Designers Working with Museums and Collections Contribute to the Notion of Active Citizenship? for the Inclusive Museum National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark22-24 April 2013.

 2013                            Interpretative interactive exhibits in museums & art galleries. South West Museums Digital day National Maritime Museum Falmouth Cornwall.

2013                            Design for Museum Interpretation: A Comparative Evaluation of Contemporary Tropes for the Annual Association of Art Historians University of Reading, 11-13 April 2013.

2013                            Designing Collaboration: Evoking Dr Johnson through Craft and Interdisciplinarity.(Auth. Shear T. Cleverly J. Collaboration through Craft). Eds. Alice Kettle, Amanda Ravetz (MMU), Helen Felcey (MMU), Bloomsbury ISBN 9780857853912 hardback; 9780857853929 paperback

2012                            Revealing surprise: The local ecology and the transposition of action (Auth Cleverly, J, Heath, C , vom Lehn, D & Luff, P)  Emotion and Social Interaction,Eds. Anssi Peräkylä andMarja-Leena Sorjonen Oxford University Press, ISBN-10 0199730733

2011                            Curious words and Public Definitions – Engaging Visitors in the Collaborative Creation of a Museum Exhibit (Patel M. Luff P. Heath C. Cleverly J. vom Lhen D 2011) Digital Engagement ‘2011, Newcastle, UK     

2011                            Design Collaboration: Evoking Dr Johnson through Craft and Interdisciplinarity, Pairings: Conversations, Collaborations Materials     Manchester College of art

2010                            Embracing Collaboration T Shear J Cleverly Cumulus Borderline Genk Belgium

2008                            Crafting Participation C Heath, JCleverly Networks of Design. Design History society Conference University College Falmouth

2004                            Crafting Participation and the Universal Curator, C Heath, J Cleverly and J.Hindmarsh, Kings College London Shaping                         technologies for museum design and interaction. University of Nottingham Mixed Reality Lab.

2003                            Crafting Participation and the narrative Engine. J.Cleverly. C.Heath Locate and Classify: New approaches to Curating the Crafts Northumbria University

2002                             Creating assemblies aboard the Ghost Ship D. Von Lehn, J Cleverly, C Heath, J. Hindmarsh. Proceedings of the ACM Conferenceon Computer supported cooperarative work New Orleans Louisiana, USA. ACM Press New York NY, USA ISBN:1-58113-560-2

2002                            Crafting Participation: designing ecologies, configuring experience. D.vom Lehn, J. Cleverly, C. Heath, P. Luff Journal of Visual           Communication SSN 1470-3572

2001                            Jason Cleverly and the Ghost Ship. Margot Coats S.O.F.A. 2001 Chicago Catalogue. ISBN 0-9713714-0-7

2000                            Crafting Participation: Interaction With and Around Aesthetic,  Tangible Artefacts .D. vom Lehn, J. Cleverly, C. Heath, P. Luff

CO-DESIGNING 2000 ADJUNCT PROCEEDINGS S. Scrivener, L. Ball Woodcock (EDS)   ISBN 0 905949



                                 2013                             Autonomatic Show. Mount Edgecombe House Plymouth. Part of the Making Futures Conference.

                                 2008                            Autmates Galerie Belgium group show

2007                            Participation  The Poly Falmouth

2001                            Close Shave, The Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

2000                           Chelsea Crafts Fair, London.

2000                            Automata Exhibition, Move It The Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford, Staffs.

1999                         Chelsea Craft Fair, London.

1999                             Craft Exhibition, The Medici Gallery. Londo

1999                             Wit and Humour, Laurance Simon & Jason Cleverly, Eton Applied Arts, Windsor.

1998                              Christmas Follies, Galerie Claude Andre, Brussells, Belgium.

1998                              Chelsea Craft Fair, London.

1998                              Les Nouveaux Alchimistes, GalerieArts & Crafts, Brussels, Belgium.

1997                              Christmas Show, The Plough Theatre, Devon.

1997                              Chelsea Crafts Fair, London.

1997                          Automata Exhibition, Japan Museum of Contemporary Toys, Osaka, Japan.           

1997                          If it Moves, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, Devon.

1996                              Kunst Herches Spielzug, Hiem und Handwerk, Munich, Germany.

1996                             Chelsea Craft Fair, London.

            1996                             Automata Exhition, Rufford Gallery, Nottingham.

1996                             Exposition d’ Ouverture les Artistes, Galerie Arts & Crafts, Brussels,Belgium.

1996                            On Wheels, Touring Exhibition, Southern Arts, Winchester Gallery.

1996                            Jason Cleverly Showcase, Highland Printmakers, Inverness, Scotland.

1996                            Rings & Moving Things, Craft Design Centre, Leeds.

1996                            In The Woods, Rye Art Gallery, Rye, Sussex.

1996                            Frankfurt International Gift Fair, Ambiente, Frankfurt Messe.   

1996                            2D or not 2D Oriel, Myrddin, Carmarthen, Wales.

1996                            The Call of The Sea, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

1995                            Tentoonstelling Humor, Gaalerij Art & Crafts, Brussels, Belgium.

1995                            Kunst Hersches Spielzug Heim und Hanwerk, Munich, Germany.

1995                            Jason Cleverly, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, Devon.

1995                            Chelsea Crafts Fair, London.

1995                            San Fransisco International Gift Fair, U.S.A.

1995                            Endangered Species, Fitche’s Ark, Little Venice, London.

1995                        Enchanted Garden Summer Show (Window Display), C.A.A., Covent   Garden, London.

1995                            Jason Cleverly Showcase, Circus Arts,  Brighton Marina, Brighton.

1995                            Summer Show, Yew Tree Gallery,  Slad, Gloucester.

1995                            Out of This World (Touring show), Crafts Council, Islington, London.

1994                            Christmas Show, Medici Gallery, London.

1994                            Kunst Hersches Spielzug,  Heim und Handwerk, Munich, Germany.

1994                            Chelsea Craft Fair, London.

1994                            Christmas Show,  Crafts Council Shop, Islington, London.

1994                            Christmas Show,  C.A.A,   Covent Garden, London.

1994                            Christmas Show,  Fitche’s Ark,  Little Venice, London.

1994                            Christmas Show, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

1994                            Undercurrents, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool.

1994                            Mirrors, Mid Pennine Arts, Burnley, Lancashire

1994                            The Sea, Ferres Centre For The Arts/Crafts,  Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

1994                        New York International Gift Fair, New York, U.S.A.

1994                            Undercurrents, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham.

1994                            Art On The Move, Wysing Arts, Bourne, Cambridge.

1994                            Summer Exhibition, The Medici Gallery, Grafton St., London.

1994                        Jason Cleverly New Work, Andrew Usiskin Contemporary Art,  Hampstead, London.

1994                            Undercurrents, Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, Warrington.

1993                            Christmas Lights, Crafts Council Shop, V&A, London.

1993                            Christmas Show, C.A.A., Covent Garden, London.

1993                            Chelsea Crafts Fair, London.

1993                         Humour and Automata, Arts and Crafts Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.

1993                            Clocks Boxes and Mirrors, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey.

1993                            Full Speed Ahead, Yew Tree Gallery, Slad, Gloucestershire.

1993                        New York International Gift Fair, Moscone Centre, N.Y., U.S.A.

1993                            New Works, C.A.A., Covent Garden, London.

1993                            Jason Cleverly Group Exhibition, C.A.A., Covent Garden, London.

1993                            On a Small Scale, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

1993                            Jason Cleverly/Janine de Waele ,The Plough, Torrington, Devon.

1992                            Sun Sea And Sand, Pyramid Gallery, York.

1992                            Chelsea Craft Fair, London

1992                            Seeds of Hope, Seeds of Reality, Yew Tree Gallery, Slad,     Gloucester.

1992                            Crafts in Performance, Crafts Council, London.

1992                            Contemporary Crafts from British Studios, Bedales Gallery, Petersfield, 

1992                         New York International Gift Fair, N.Y., U.S.A.

1992                            Mirrors, Touring Exhibition with Winchester Gallery.

1996                            Curiouser and Curiouser, Hitchcocks Gallery, Bath.

1992                            Animalarium, Route 76, Arthouse, Crystal Palace, London.

1992                            Carved and Decorated Wood, The Oxford Gallery, Oxford.

1992                            Jason Cleverly, South Bank Craft Shop and Gallery, London.

1992                            Form &  Function, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey.

1992                            Fine.......Cannibals, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham.

1991                            Christmas Male, Crafts Council, V&A Museum, Kensington, London.

1991                            Chelsea Crafts Fair, London.

1991                            Automata Show, Museum of Automata, York.

1991                            Carvings in Colour, Rufford Crafts Centre, Nottingham.   

1991                            Contemporarysculpture, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

1991                            The Sea, The Sea, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon

1991                            Summer Show, Contemporary Applied Arts, Covent Garden, London.

1991                            Square Edge, Model House, Mid Glamorgan, Wales.

1991                         Funny and Moving (Touring Show), Museum of St. Albans, Hertford Museum and Norwich Arts Centre.

1991                            Wood, Paper, Cloth and Gold,  The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.

1990                            Chelsea Comes to California, Orange County,  California, U.S.A.

1990                            Summer Exhibition, C.A.A., Covent Garden, London.

1990                            Contemporary British Wood, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

1990                            Crafts Showcase, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich.        

1990                            Gifts for Valentines, Crafts Council Shop, V&A Museum, London.

1990                            Great Little Movers, Oxford Gallery, Oxford.

1989                            Heavenly Hosts, South Bank Crafts Centre, London.

1989                            Chelsea Craft Fair, London.

1989                            Beasts of the Field, Birds of The Air, Stafford Art Gallery, Stafford.

1988                            British Woodcarvers, Primavera, Kings Parade, Cambridge