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Both a painter and a musician Jane Cartney is based at her Art Studio and Gallery in Weston-super-Mare on the Somerset coast

Her work has been shown in Italy, Hungary, the UK and Jersey.

Described as a colourist-expressionist, Jane is a spontaneous artist who works intuitively. The main body of her work is informed and inspired by form and colour, either in architecture or the landscape. Much of Jane's work is produced for charity.


 
Solo exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol
Solo exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol
 
 
Regent Gallery and Studio The Society of Scottish Artists
 
 

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The Cotswold Ewe
oil painting has been sold in aid of The Cotswold Sheep Society:
http://www.cotswoldsheepsociety.co.uk
The Cotswold Ewe painting has now been sold
   
Cattivella,
2011, 10.5 x 15 cm, ink on watercolour paper. Siena Art Institute.
Cattivella , 2011, 10.5x15cm, ink on waterclour paper. Siena Art Institute
   
RWA Charity Exhibition, Bristol 
DON'T MISS my exhibition in The Friends' Gallery (Long Gallery) at the RWA in Bristol - on until Thursday next week (15th Aug).
http://rwa.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/2013/07/cartney-jane/ .
In aid of the RWA, 50% of any sales will also be shared equally between the charities which I support: World Land Trust, Sea Shepherd, The Shark Trust, Sea Mammal Research Centre, Weston Hospicecare, Grampian Hospitals Arts Trust, Edinburgh Sick Kids, The Brooke Pakistan, & The Mayhew.
Red Sky Boulevard by Jane Cartney
   
The Cotswold Ewe
This small portrait, featured in my RWA exhibition until 15th August (see news above), is of a lovely rare-breed Cotswold sheep on Adam Henson's farm in the Cotswolds. Adam has been instrumental in saving this once endangered breed, and many other livestock breeds. Visit the farm to enjoy these animals at close quarters: www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.
The Red House, print by Jane Cartney
   
Bristol Solo Exhibition 
I have been selected to mount a solo exhibition in the Long Gallery at the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol. Showing a selection of studio work from 2006 until now, including The Weston-super-Mare Series, Pheasant Series, Wadham Beach Series and animal paintings, it opens on 6 July 2013 and runs until 15 August 2013. The work will be sold to benefit the charities I support: World Land Trust, Sea Shepherd, The Shark Trust, Sea Mammal Research Centre, Weston Hospicecare, Grampian Hospitals Arts Trust, Edinburgh Sick Kids, The Brooke Pakistan, & The Mayhew.
Red Sky Boulevard by Jane Cartney
   
The Red House
This print, and Christmas Pheasant, selected for the 2012 Christmas show (Autumn Exhibition) at R E Bucheli Fine Art in Bristol.
The Red House, print by Jane Cartney
   
Life Drawing 
After a very long gap, I have recently returned to life drawing.  Here are two works from recent classes with Bristol Drawing School which are held in the main gallery of the RWA - a lovely inspiring spacious venue.
http://www.drawingschool.org.uk/.

Pastel Life Study - Seated Male by Jane Cartney

Life Study - Standing female by Jane Cartney
 
New Web Site
A new website which will combine both the art and music elements of my activities is currently being created and will replace my 4 original websites including this one. Inevitably some original content from the other sites will be off-line during this process. My apologies if you are unable to find the information you hoped to find - please do get in touch via the contact page on this site with any questions.
Jane Cartney Art Studio & Gallery
   
Showcase Exhibition
My paintings Blue Coat has been selected for the North Somerset Arts Showcase Exhibition in the stunning new Arts Centre at Sidcot School, Winscombe in September.  The painting will be sold in aid of charity and will benefit Weston Hospicecare and Grampian Hospital Arts Trust.
Blue Coat, 2011, oil on canvas, 76.2x61cm
  Blue Coat, 2011, oil on canvas, 76.2x61cm
   
Adam's Young Gloucester
This new painting from my studio has been created for a charity event in Edinburgh.  More details forthcoming.
Adams Youn Gloucester by Jane Cartney
  Adam's Young Gloucester
   
ART for CHARITY
Several of my paintings and prints are to be sold to benefit a range of charities which I support. Visit the Jane Cartney  Art Studio & Gallery page on Facebook (link at top of News) for more details. [image attached].  This example, Boulevard en Mai, is to be sold to benefit The Shark Trust www.sharktrust.org, who will receive 80% of the purchase price.
Boulevard en Mai by Jane Cartney
  Boulevard Series-Boulevard en Mai
   
Italy
I have been selected to show works both in Florence and Rome.
I am in the throws of organizing to show at the Florence Biennale later this year. I have also been invited to mount a one-woman exhibition in 2012/2013 at a small gallery in the centre of Rome close to San Carlino, Borromini's famous baroque church. Prior to the solo exhibition, I plan to show a small selection of my work in 2012 at a group exhibition of emerging artists with Galleria Tondinelli
San Carlo alle Quatro Fontane in Rome (published under licence)
  San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane in Rome (published under licence)
   
Budapest
In 2009 I was invited to show three of my paintings in the World Wide View Exhibition at the Opera Gallery in the heart of Hungary's capital city - the first time my work was shown in continental Europe.
Boulevard in Blue (right) created in 2006 & the first of the Boulevard paintings in the Weston-super-Mare Series, was one of the works
Boulevard in Blue by Jane Cartney
   

POSTCARDS FOR SICK KIDS 2010
Quizzical Cow oil on canvas board, and Lewis goes to Edinburgh pen and ink, were created specially to raise funds at the Event exhibition and sale at Lyon and Turnbull in Edinburgh,Scotland in November 2010.
  www.edinburghsickkids.org

Quizzical Cow by Jane Cartney

   

A 2010 REVIEW of my paintings by Paul Wynter of LondonArt is reproduced on my Biography page - click here and scroll down

Jedburgh Evening by Jane Cartney
   
Portrait Commissions
I accept private portrait commissions. If you are considering commissioning a portrait, please contact me to arrange a confidential consultation. Portrait of Richard Glover, 2008-9, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm.
On the easil commission portrait by Jane Cartney
   
Art for Charity
I have supported a number of charities in the UK and the USA in recent years by creating special work and donating paintings, prints and cards fto raise funds for special causes.
The charities I have supported are:  The Sick Kids Friends Foundation at Edinburgh Royal Royal Hospital for Children www.edinburghsickkids.org,  The Society of Scottish Artists
www.s-s-a.org
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The Brooke Hospital for Animals
www.thebrooke.org,
The Mayhew Animal Home
www.mayhewanimalhome.org,
Lupus International
www.lupusinternational.com
ill.  Torquil The Great, pen & ink on board, 21x14.5cm, created to support SSA exhibition funding; Inscrutable, oil on board, created to support the Edinburgh Sick Kids Friends Foundation;  Dutch Gable, limited edition print, donated to support Lupus International
Torquil The Great by Jane CartneyInscrutable by Jane CartneyDutch Gable by Jane Cartney
   
Debut and Retrospective
Jane Cartney - Debut & Retrospective is on view through May 13 at Venue 99 - North Somerset Arts Week 2007. Contemporary Scottish colourist-expressionist - professional painter and printmaker, art historian. Formative training in Aberdeen, main centres of study, Amsterdam, Ghent, Paris, Edinburgh, London, Brighton... Life Study - Seated Female Front (Kate in Wandsworth), pencil life study, 1984.
Life Study by Jane Cartney
 
early self portrait sketches
A selection of early self portrait sketches.
 
 
Private Viewing, 22 March 2006 - photograph by Volkan Kan

'At the Private Viewing of 'jane cartney the beach road series' on
22 March 2007'  photograph by Volkan Kan





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