textile artworks Janie uses an eclectic mix of textiles and fibre materials to create one off textile artworks. The soul of the creature emerges as Janie fabricates a 3D soft sculpture piece, revealing the particular quirky essence of that creature’s spirit. Materials are bought, found and upcycled, similar to the process of creating a collage or a mosaic. Lengths of fabrics are block and screen printed by hand, sculpted cushions, rows of flags, hand […]
art in community Janie loves to share her passion to make artwork with other people. Her knowledge of project management and facilitation in art, design, textiles and ceramics, have led to the creation of many highly professional completed artworks for a range of contexts: from coordinating production and publication of a Dreaming story book with a remote community in the Kimberley to designing and creating large scale permanent mosaics and murals for many public […]
mosaics Since 1999, Janie has created site-specific mosaic artworks for public and private settings in the UK and in Australia. Whilst the majority of Janie’s mosaics have been with tiles and handmade ceramic details, mosaics have been made in other appropriate materials such as slate and brickwork.
The handmade tile pieces create a totally unique feature to the tile mosaics. Clay is cut out or moulded with 3D relief work, then painted with ceramic underglazes. […]
paintings & collages The beginning of my journey in Australia, started with experiencing the dramatic Wet Season in the ‘Top End’, when everything is bursting with life and the sky plays lightning shows at night bringing sudden downpours of warm monsoonal rains during the day. This drama of nature, so very different from my tame European experiences, has continued to influence my painting and collage work, the source of my avenues in textiles and […]
workshops Workshops are available in the following techniques:
Mosaics,Clay Tile making, Fibre Sculpture and Baskets, Silk Painting, Painting and Drawing, Collage, Print Making onto paper and textiles, Soft Sculpture.
Please contact Janie if you would like any information on learning these techniques. Courses available throughout the year.
‘Attending a workshop with Janie is more than a craft experience… She sees peoples potentials and guides them in a direction that honours their specific style.”
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Tues – Sat: 10am – 2pm
‘Floating Water Siren’