Approved: 14.05.2009

Jane Walker

Artist

Approved: 14.05.2009

Losing 3-D space in painting has left us with fragmented space,  in my workmthe line chop up the space. I make paintings and drawings on surfaces that are chosen because they do not have a prominent presence. I work with images of dense big cities from which I create a network of lines. The lines are bright or white to contain energy or light. I retain writing and gestures that are personal. I

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  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
 
 

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    Biography

    Losing 3-D space in painting has left us with fragmented space,  in my workmthe line chop up the space. I make paintings and drawings on surfaces that are chosen because they do not have a prominent presence. I work with images of dense big cities from which I create a network of lines. The lines are bright or white to contain energy or light. I retain writing and gestures that are personal. I look at tensions and influences on the urban environment and reasons that cause these stresses.

    CV & Education

    CV

    Education

    Royal Academy Schools London 1987-90

    Future exhibition

    2016 solo exhibition, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

     

    Solo Exhibitions

    2011 ‘In Turners Footsteps’, Museum & Art Gallery, Nuneaton

    2007 ‘Short Frieze’ Atkinson Gallery, Southport

    2004 Bloc space, Sheffield


    Group exhibitions

    2016 Colorida Art Gallery, Lisbon

    Alternative Nature, Electric Picture House, Congleton

    2015 A Space Between, Stone Space, Leytonstone, London

    Voeux d'artistes, Marseille

    Black on White, Oriel Gallery, Clywd Theatr Cymru, Wales

    Overlooked, Park Hill Estate, Sheffield

    Engagement & Entrapment, Smart Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

    Paper Art, Art Alley Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

    2014 Painting Now, One Church St Gallery, Great Missenden

    Essential Elements, St Brides Gallery, Liverpool Biennial Independents

    5th Paul Ricard International painting Symposium,Ile de Bendor, France

    'Lost', an artistic archaeology of the recent past, Salisbury Art Centre

    2013 Nuances Parisiennes, Musee de Beaux-Arts de St Petersbourg, Russia

    Visions of Yorkshire, The art station, Huddersfield train station

    Cities; All Dimensions, Tokarska Gallery, London

    2012 Begehungen 9, In der Zwischenzeit, Chemnitz, Germany

    The Schools, ex RA students from 1950-90, Beverley Art Gallery

    2011 ‘Artists at Home & Abroad’, Broadway Gallery, New York

    2010 ’Refracted Landscape’, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

    ‘Paint’, Beldam Gallery, Brunel University, Uxbridge

    Urban Voids and Absences, turn-berlin gallery, Berlin

    2009 Artists in Residence 09, Chapman Gallery, Salford University

    Fete Picasso-Small Art Objects, Vallauris, France

    2006 ‘Urbia’ Sheffield University

    ‘Roderic Barret and his students’, Chappel Galleries, Chappel

    2005 ‘Fold it’ Stroud House Gallery, Stroud 2003 Paintings in Hospitals, Sheridan Russel Gallery, London

    2002 Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax

    2001 ‘Urban’, York City Art Gallery

    1999 Space 99, Ruskin Gallery, Sheffield

    1995 4 artists from London, casa de la cultura, Aguilas, Spain

    1991 Gray Art Gallery, Hartlepool, ‘regeneration of the waterfront’

     

    Prizes, awards. Open submissions

    2016 Peterborough Open, highly commended award, judged by Sarah Brown,

    Dale Devereux Barker, Yasmin Canvin

    International Postcard Exhibition, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

    2015 Neo Art Prize, Gallery 27. Bolton Market Place, Bolton, selected by

    Ian Davenport, Amira Gad, Margot Heller, and Helen Phelby.

    Shoosmiths Art Prize, Milton Keynes Arts for Health selected by

    Baroness Wall, Sophie Hall, Julia Alvarez, Gary Assim.

    Oriel Wrexham selected by John McClenaghen

    2014 9th International Biennial of Drawing, Pilsen, Czech Republic

    2013 Finalist, Modessqe 1st painting contest, Skwer, Warsaw

    The Big Draw at Tokarska Gallery, London

    'Drawing' Salisbury Art Centre, Salisbury

    Ludlow Open, Ludlow selectors; Christopher le Brun,

    Ann de Charmant, David Keaton-Roberts, Nathaniel Pitt

    2012 Neo Art Prize, Bolton selectors; Kwong Lee & Aileen McEvoy

    2011 Arqadia award for a work in monochrome, Society of Graphic Fine Art

    2010 ArtWorks open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London selected by

    Timothy Hyman & Graham Crowley

    2009 Drawn In, Sidcot Arts Centre, Winscombe, Somerset

    2005 Jerwood Drawing Prize selectors; Stephen Farthing, Martin Kemp,

    Dr Sarah Simblet

    1995 John Moores 19, prizewinner selectors; Frances Spalding, Timothy Hyman,

    Basil Beatie, Alex Kidson

    1992 Lucy Morrrison Memorial Award, Royal Overseas League

    1990/2 Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions

    1989 Aeneas Travelling award (Royal Academy)

     

    Bibliography

    2015 Overlooked, Introduction by Paul Allender, Sheffield University

    Interviewed for 'Provence TV', SIAC Marseille, France

    2014 Review: Essential Elements, St. Brides Gallery, Liverpool text by Sinead

    Nunes posted online by Lauren Velvick September 14, 2014

    The State of Art, Landscape & Portrait #1, Bare Hill Publishing

    The State of Art, Representational & Abstract #2

    2013 Modessqe Art Magazine September, Cracow

    2012 Tribe Magazine, online international creative arts magazine Issue 1

    New York Arts Magazine Spring 2012

    Begehungen no.9, Chemnitz

    2007 David Briers, text for 'Short Frieze'

     

    Collections

    Societe Paul Ricard, Bandol, France

    Beldam Gallery, Uxbridge University

    Royal Overseas League, London

     

    Private Collections:

    London, Marseille, Bordeaux, Mulhouse, Colmar, Vallauris, San Sebastien, Chemnitz, U.S.A., Manchester, Colchester, Sheffield, Southport, Liverpool, Plymouth, Ludlow, Newhaven, Eastbourne