Jayne Stokes

Website: http://www.jaynestokes.com

Email: jaynestokesuk@yahoo.co.uk

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'Nomad's land' Acrylic, collage & found objects

'Full circle' Watercolour & collage on paper

'Souvenir' Scottish matchboxes, found objects and acrylic

'8 Days' acrylic, collage and vintage tins

'Back of Beyond' Acrylic, collage & found objects

'Mountain Cabin' Acrylic, collage & found objects


Statement

‘These fictitious landscapes are pieced together from fragments, random images, found objects and old maps that were collected and accumulated in my studio during the year. The old tins I integrate into each painting are used to select the figures and buildings, to set them apart from their surroundings or provide a different perspective – often functioning like a magnifying glass’


Biography

Born in Shropshire in 1973, Stokes graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1996 with a first- class degree in drawing and painting. Latterly she studied at Winchester School of Art in Barcelona graduating with an MA in Fine Art in 1998.
She recently gained professional membership of the Society of Scottish Artists and was shortlisted for The Sunday Times Watercolour Prize in 2015, 2016 & 2018. She was awarded the Open Eye Gallery Exhibition Prize in 2017; and both the Moidart Trust Landscape Prize and the Royal Scottish Academy Art in Healthcare Award in 2016.

Jayne lives and works in North Berwick. Her work is held in several private and public collections.

CV

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