Jane Peart

Jane was born in London and studied illustration at Ealing School of Art where she graduated with distinction in 1975. She worked in a design studio in London before moving to Oxford in 1978.

After many years of devoting her time to pencil and pen & ink drawings, she took up etching and now devotes most of her creative energies to printmaking.

Her work has been accepted for the Mall Gallery National Print Exhibition 2002 and Originals 2006, and she has been invited to exhibit at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Contemporary Print Exhibition 2003, 2004; The RBSA Pastel and Pencil Drawing Exhibition 2001.

She has exhibited at Printspace Bankside, London; The Affordable Art Fair Battersea, 2003 annually to date; The Brighton Art Fair 2004, 2006; The Contemporary Art Fair Battersea and annually during the Oxford Artweeks Festival. She also took part in the Edinburgh Art Fair 2011; and regularly exhibits with The Oxford Printmakers, venues including; The Ashmolean Museum, Christchurch Picture Gallery, Linacre College, Woodstock County Museum, Radley College, The Said Building and Green College Oxford.

She has also shown work at the Glasgow Art Show, the Chelsea Art Fair and Printfest, Cumbria.

Jane mainly works with copper-plate etching and pencil drawing. Her inspiration is drawn from her surroundings and travels, her works often depicting animals, rural views or every day scenes.

She has work in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London.

She is also a member of Oxford Printmakers Cooperative and a member of Oxford Art Society.