Approved: 16.08.2006

Jo Brown

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

My work is an exploration of the feeling of landscape through colour
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The spirit of a place and the particular qualities of light are often my starting point.

Freedom from the necessity of depiction heightens the focus on colour, visual sensations, associations and resonances.

Using oil and acrylic paint on canvas, I work in an intuitive way to discover something in the process of painting.

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  • Location: Halifax, Yorkshire
  • Artforms: Painting
  • Tags: 2d, abstract, drawing, gestural, oil, painting
 
 

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    Biography

    My work is an exploration of the feeling of landscape through colour . The spirit of a place and the particular qualities of light are often my starting point. Freedom from the necessity of depiction heightens the focus on colour, visual sensations, associations and resonances. Using oil and acrylic paint on canvas, I work in an intuitive way to discover something in the process of painting. There are layers and painterly incidents which reveal something of this process.

    CV & Education

    Solo exhibitions 2011 - The Sunbeam and the Storm, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire 2010 - The Sunbeam and the Storm, The Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire 2008 - MELT, Lupton Square Gallery, Huddersfield 2005 - Meadows of Delight, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax 2005 - Only the Timeless, Piece Hall Art Gallery, Halifax 2004 - Only the Timeless, Wakefield Art Gallery, Wakefield 2003 - DECADE: from there to here, Chapel Gallery, Hebden Bridge 2002 - Jo Brown, Number Nine the Gallery, Brindley Place, Birmingham 2001 - Jo Brown, Morven, Barvas, Isle of Lewes 2000 - Paintings, Ceilidh Place, Ullapool 2000 - Walking the Coast, Dean Clough, Halifax 1999 - Jo Brown, Lawrence Batley Theatre for CMF, Huddersfield 1999 - Jo Brown, Workhouse, Chelsea, London 1999 - New Work : The Mullion Series, Axis Gallery, Leeds 1998 - Interface, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield; Rotherham Art Gallery Rotherham; Smith Art Gallery, Brighouse 1997 - Home From Home Part 1 Exhibition, Smith Art Gallery, Brighouse, Halifax 1997 - Home From Home Part 2 Exhibition, Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent 1997 - Paintings Exhibition, Foyer Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax 1997 - Paintings Exhibition, Rotherham Art Gallery 1996 - Into The Light Exhibition, Quay Art, Hull 1994 - Paintings, Maltings Contemporary Art, Hull, Hull 1992 - Landscape Of Memory, Benningbrough Hall Group exhibitions 2011 - In stock, Cricket Fine Art, Chelsea, London 2008 - THREE, Artsmill, Hebden Bridge 2008 - Winter Arts Fair, Bradford Gallery 11, Bradford 2005 - A is for Abstract, Orange Street Gallery, Uppingham 2005 - Summer Exhibition, Morgan-Boyce Contemporary Art, Marlborough 2004 - Bruton Gallery event, Pinsent, Bonhams-Leeds, Leeds 2003 - Brewery Arts Open, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria 2002 - Jo Brown/Janet Kerr, Linton Court, Settle 2002 - Landscape : A Woman's View, Gascoigne, Ilkley 2001 - Journeys, Gascoigne, Ilkley 2000 - The Music Show, Bruton, Leeds 1999 - Cheers, OCCA, Orange County; Lime Gallery, Laguna Beach, USA 1997 - Exhibition With Brian McCallion, Art Connoisseur, London 1997 - Exhibition, Dean Clough Artists, Crescent Arts Workshop, Scarborough 1996 - Exhibition, In Situ (Large Works), Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough 1994 - Boundless, Eastthorpe Gallery 1994 - Printmakers Limited Editions, Bradford University Gallery 1993 - Women's Work, Smith Art Gallery, Brighouse 1992 - Looking In/Looking Out, Eastthorpe Gallery 1990 - Two Pairs Of Eyes, Hebden Bridge TIC