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ABOVE Good Cheer 36.5 x 27cm - Pastel
  • LEFT Meander 29 x 19.5cm - Pastel
  • MIDDLE The Big Difference 28 x 16.5cm Collage
  • RIGHT Hugs & Kisses 26 x 15.5cm Collage
  • LEFT Three's a Crowd 46 x 38cm - Pastel
  • MIDDLE Red & Black I 28 x 13cm Collage
  • RIGHT After the Rain 52 x 45cms Pastel
  • LEFT African Sun 19 x 30cm Collage
  • MIDDLE Resting Piece 26 x 16.5cm Collage

Jane Gibbs

For three years, Jane Gibbs studied drawing in the studio of an eminent professional artist and went on to study painting and printmaking at Leamington Art College. At the end of this period she trained under the abstract landscape painter, Richard Kidd. She is a member of the Association of Midland Artists.

Jane Gibbs’ paintings consist of planes of colour counter balanced by energetic brush marks, a visual exploration of the landscape she finds herself in; Africa, Corsica, England and, more recently, Ireland. Her feeling for the land and palette of observed colours combine to create images and sensations of abstracted landscapes. You feel as well as see the place.

The characteristics of a place; its innate design and balance plus an emotional and thoughtful response to what is seen, determine her work. Jane’s paintings have a depth. Emotional energy can partially produce a painting; the challenge is to technically control that energy without losing emotional excitement. Jane’s drawing ability and her understanding of colour provide that technical control. Sarah Stoten,

Selected Exhibitions:
The Banbury Museum – Annual open Exhibition 2009
The Mill, Banbury (Solo) 2008
Pastel Society, Mall Gallery, London 2006,2007,2008
Ashcroft Modern Art, Cirencester 2005, 2006
Royal Academy Summer Show, London 2004, 2005
Selected for Discerning Eye Exhibition 2004
Chipping Norton Theatre Gallery (2 person show) 1997
The Stour Gallery, Warwickshire (Solo) 1998-2010
TheWalker Gallery, Harrogate 1998, 1999
Merriscourt Gallery, Gloucester. 1998, 1999, 2000
The Herbert Gallery, Coventry 1998

Awards The North Oxfordshire Open Art Exhibition – Banbury Museum
Private Collections include The Duke of Devonshire

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