Jayne Huskisson
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Jayne is an award-winning textile artist living near Rhosneigr on the Isle of Anglesey.

Her artwork captures the beautiful surrounding landscape of Anglesey and of north Wales with a vibrant and contemporary twist. Works include silk paintings, appliquéd artwork, limited and open edition prints and cards.

Jayne has an evident love of bright and bold colours and is continually fascinated by the fluidity of the paint as it spreads across the fine habotai silk that she paints on. These paints from the silk painting palette are encapsulated by the simplicity of line in Jayne's artwork. Her style is naïve yet shows a sophistication and assurance in design with careful execution.

Jayne likes to make people smile and this reflects in the subject matter that she chooses which give us all a glimpse of those sunny days when life is filled with optimism and dreams.

Jayne has exhibited in Ireland and throughout Wales with work held in private collections across the world.

Jayne's artwork, prints and cards are available at shows and exhibitions throughout the year and at stockists across North wales, or please contact her direct - commissions are always welcome.

 
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Site last updated 13 July 2017
 

Birds
of
Wales

The Birds of Wales

16 September to 5 November 2017
Oriel Ynys Môn, Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey, LL77 7TQ


Connecting people with the birds and specialist habitats of Anglesey and Wales through art

Over the past 4 years my creative focus has changed from looking at the landscape, a subject I would normally paint, to looking at the nature within it. More particularly I have been looking at birds – the birds of Wales. Born from the idea of a dedicated bird art exhibition, I’ve been leading a small group developing the concept into what has become the Birds of Wales Project.

The backdrop to the project is to be an exhibition of fine and applied art by 18 selected artists and makers from across Wales at Oriel Ynys Môn on the Isle of Anglesey. This venue is appropriate in relation to Wales' artistic heritage as Charles Tunnicliffe, who was one of the United Kingdom's leading wildlife artists, spent the majority of his artistic years at Shorelands in Malltraeth on the Island.

The Birds of Wales Project has been awarded an £8900 Sharing Heritage Grant from the National Lottery allowing us to provide a series of talks, artist-led master classes, children’s workshops and family activity days to run in parallel with the exhibition. We have visited primary schools on Anglesey encouraging the children to take part in art and poetry competitions, and to collect feathers for a “big bird” sculpture. The talks, some illustrated, will be by exhibiting artists and bird specialists including RSPB Cymru, North Wales Wildlife Trust and BTO Cymru who are supporting the Project.

The exhibiting artists all use very different media; watercolour, oil, mixed-media, linocut, embroidery, feltwork, silk painting, ceramics and jewellery, wood, stone and metal sculpture.

I will be exhibiting my silk paintings, will be demonstrating in the gallery, and will be running a full-day silk painting master class with an introduction to a few silk painting techniques in the morning followed by painting a picture of a bird (templates available) in the afternoon.

Please see www.birdsofwales.org for details of all of the events and activities and “Like” us on Facebook @birdsofwalesproject and “Follow” us on Twitter @birdswalesproj.

 
 
  Awards  
 
Menter Môn Taste and Talent Awards - Craft Worker / Artist of the Year 2013-2014

 
  Recognising and rewarding the people behind the best food, drink, arts & craft in Anglesey and highlighting the vibrant and exciting cultural relationship between a region, its people and its produce and art.  
 
Best Arts and Crafts of the Year - Jayne Huskisson, Anglesey Textile Art

Anglesey Tourism Awards from the Anglesey Tourism Association celebrate the best of the Island's tourism sector, providing a showcase for industry best practise and top-performing businesses.  
 
North Wales Society of Fine Art - Society Award


 
  Winner of a Society Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2015 at Canolfan Beaumaris in the General category.  
 
North Wales Society of Fine Art - Edmund Douglas-Pennant Award


 
  Winner of the Edmund Douglas-Pennant Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2014 at Venue Cymru for the second most popular work as voted for by Society members and visitors.

Winner of the Edmund Douglas-Pennant Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2013 at Oriel Ynys Môn for the second most popular work as voted for by Society members and visitors.

Winner of the Edmund Douglas-Pennant Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2012 at Penrhyn Castle for the second most popular work as voted for by Society members and visitors.

Winner of the Edmund Douglas-Pennant Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2011 at Bodelwyddan Castle for the most popular work as voted for by Society members and visitors.

Winner of the Edmund Douglas-Pennant Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2011 at Bodelwyddan Castle for the second most popular work as voted for by Society members and visitors.
 
 
North Wales Society of Fine Art - Society Award


 
  Winner of a Society Award at the North Wales Society of Fine Art annual exhibition 2010 at Penrhyn Castle in the General category.