A Hampshire based contemporary artist,
specialising in landscapes, airbrushed surreal and abstract paintings.
Born and bought up on the north Yorkshire coast, Jane moved inland to
Sheffield during her teenage years and then as a mother of three, to Wales for ten
Having spent some time in Berkshire, she now lives near Southampton, juggling
paid work with her passion to paint.
Jane has been driven to paint
and sculpt from a very early age, developing her techniques and skills through perseverance and
practice. Working mainly with an airbrush, acrylics, pen & ink as well as mixed media
on canvas. Jane specialises in contemporary abstract vibrant, almost surreal landscapes, with
dramatic evocative skies. Inspiration comes from travelling, real places, people and everyday
Jane also produces garden
sculptures and takes commissions for her range of abstract art for the home. These contemporary
pictures as seen in the Abstract Gallery can be made up of a
variety of individual box canvases. The art can be changed around and adapted to any wall space,
produced in practically any colour scheme and to any size required.
“Out of necessity, I have
always had to work to support myself and my three children, so time for painting and being creative
has previously been precious. I now find myself with an even more passionate desire to create and
express myself through my art, after all - life is not a dress rehearsal”.
- Various private commissions undertaken for a range
of abstract, landscape & surreal work.
- MY GRAIN was chosen as one of 30 runner up pictures, in
d´Expression ART Competition. Over 500 paintings were entered and 70 were chosen for
the exhibition at Barclays Global HQ
in Canary Wharf and at Candid Arts Trust in
- Exhibited at the Best of Hampshire Artists
juried show in 2006
- Exhibited at Battersea
Contemporary Art show
- Attended Carmarthenshire College of Art and Design - foundation
- Commissioned to paint a 10ft mural for an
agricultural show in Wales, which won 1st prize.
to draw archaeological finds for a catalogue submitted to the British
- Designed promotional and educational
leaflets, postcards etc for a museum
- Produced a scale model and painting
representing how a village looked C1600. The painting was then published and sold as a limited
- Prize winner in the Sheffield City
Galleries annual art competition at 18.