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
  • Artforms: Architecture, Drawing, Painting
  • Tags: architecture paining, city, london, light lines, urban landscape space
 
 
 

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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

    Education web; axisweb.org/p/Jane Walker

    1987-90 Royal Academy Schools jane-walker.co.uk

    1984-87 Sheffield Hallam University

     

    Solo Exhibitions

    2017 Discovering the paintings of Jane Walker, Surface Gallery, Nottingham 2016 'City Lines', Garbos, Southsea, curated by Sticks Gallery

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

    2007 ‘Short Frieze’ Atkinson Gallery, Southport

    Group exhibitions

    2017 International Postcard show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

    Antennae, Lubromirov/Angus-Hughes, London

    2016 Colorida Art Gallery, Lisbon

    Sugar and Spice, St. Katharine Docks, London

    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

    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

    2012 Begehungen 9, In der Zwischenzeit, Chemnitz, Germany

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

    2010 ‘Paint’, Beldam Gallery, Brunel University, Uxbridge

     

    Prizes, awards. Open submissions

    2017 Paper Art Festival, Galerie Finesse, Sofia, Bulgaria

    [Kun:st] preis, Galerie Kerstan, Stuttgart

    2016 Peterborough Open, highly commended award,

    selected by Sarah Brown, Dale Devereux Barker, Yasmin Canvin

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

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

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

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

    Timothy Hyman & Graham Crowley

    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

    Bibliography

    2016 Digging into the Quicksands of Time, Anna McNay, http://art-corpus.blogspot.com/

    2013 Modessqe Art Magazine September, Cracow

    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