Approved: 08.02.2008

Jeanette Orrell

Artist

Approved: 08.02.2008

I am interested in making things. I work in a fine art way but quite often use craft skills in my work. I am interested in the day to day, the otherwise ordinary. objects that have a bearing on me and my life. I have also worked extensively on landscape drawings, drawing and redrawing the views from my windows. I am really interested in ideas relating to the home and domesticity.

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  • Location: Corwen, Wales
  • Activities: Private commissions, Exhibitions programme, Temporary exhibitions programme, Collection, Studio practice
  • Categories: Drawing, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Textiles, Talk / Seminar
 
 

Biography

I am interested in making things. I work in a fine art way but quite often use craft skills in my work. I am interested in the day to day, the otherwise ordinary. objects that have a bearing on me and my life. I have also worked extensively on landscape drawings, drawing and redrawing the views from my windows. I am really interested in ideas relating to the home and domesticity.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 1983 - BA Hons in Three Dimensional Design: Ceramics, Camberwell School of Arts, London Solo exhibitions 2010 - Drawing the Domestic - Drahtobjekte und Zeichnungen von Jeanette Orrell, Deutschen Drahtmuseum , Altena, Germany 2008 - Delineated, Galeri, Caernarfon 2006 - Drawing the Domestic, Wrexham Arts Centre, North Wales 2004 - Jeanette Orrell, Studio 8. Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales Group exhibitions 2011 - Coedwig (Forest), Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen 2011 - Cyfres Cyfyngedig / Limited Edition, Amgueddfa ac Oriel Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, Bangor, Bangor 2011 - Wunderland, tactileBOSCH, Cardiff 2009 - Drawn Form: Drawings by Jeanette Orrell & Ceramics by David Binns, Denbigh Library Gallery, Denbigh 2008 - Making Stories, Flow Gallery, Notting Hill 2008 - RE:drawing, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown 2007 - Steffan Jones-Hughes and Jeanette Orrell, the Brindley, Runcorn, Halton 2005 - Y Tabernacl Open, MOMA Cymru, Machynlleth 2002 - Wales Drawing Biennial, Aberystwyth Arts Centre and touring, Mid Wales Workshops 2009 - Drawing Workshop, Denbigh Library Gallery, Denbigh 1991 - Various workshops in venues around the UK, Oriel Mostyn, Ruthin Craft Centre, Schools, across UK