Jane FairhurstMaker, Curator, Gallerist
Jane Fairhurst I use a wide range of media including, drawing, painting, sculpture, installation and photography often incorporating objects from my own collections to make work that explores aspects of environmental, political and social issues in contemporary society. My work is often darkly humorous. Research is central to my practice and I gather both visual and written information to support read full statement
|Location||Wigan, North West|
|Activities||Practice-based research, Art historical research, Participatory projects, Creative writing, Curating, Project management, Photographic documentation, Collecting|
|Artforms / type of project||Drawing, Illustration, Installation, Mixed Media, Painting|
News & Events
Cross Street Arts Open Studios and Art Exhibition
04/10/2014 – 31/10/2014
Cross Street Studios and Gallery The Standish Centre Cross Street Standish Wigan WN6 0HQ
Cross Street Arts will be holding their annual open studios events from Sat 4th 12-4pm to Friday 8th October. Associate members exhibition in the gallery from 4th-31st 12-4 thurs, Fri, Sat.
Bankley Open Call 2014
I will be showing my mixed media work 'Gathering' at Bankley studios and Gallery from 10th - 26th October. www.bankley.org.uk
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival
I've had 2 paintings selected for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival which runs from 3rd October to 1st November. www.warringtonartsfestival.co.uk
Ecotopia - (ongoing project from Autumn 2013)
Quercus robur, is the native oak of the British Isles and host to more flora and fauna than any other tree. Part of my project is to produce images of these lifeforms in a wide variety of media.