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jane@greenslate.plus.com
Studio Address:
Cross Street Arts
Cross Street
Standish
Wigan
WN6 0HQ

Tel 01257 424804

http://www.crossstreetarts.com

info@crossstreetarts.co.uk

http://www.axisweb.org/artist/janefairhurst

Living and working in Greater Manchester.
Artist, founder member & trustee of Cross Street Arts, Standish.

Castlefield Gallery Associate

Education

1970’s

Liverpool Art School, Dip AD.
2010
Masters Degree in Fine Art with Distinction, Liverpool JMU Academy of Art and Design.

2017

Small Worlds, PS Mirabel, Manchester

Cross Street Arts at The Atkinson, Southport

Strange Little Things, Bankley Gallery, Manchester

Heather Hill Gallery, Connemara, Eire – selected paintings and drawings

Placement v Process, Isherwood Gallery, Wigan, Cross Street Gallery, Standish

Reality Removed, World of Glass, St. Helens

‘She will need her sisterhood’, The Floating Gallery, The Brunswick, Leeds

‘T’ART, Sweet’Art, Bones and Pearl Gallery, London

‘Mono’, PSMirabel, Manchester

2016

Open Studios, Cross Street Arts, Standish, Wigan

‘Dark Apparitions’, The Old Courts, Wigan

Warrington Contemporary 2016, Warrington Museum and Art Gallery

‘Realism on the Edge’, PSMirabel, Manchester

Wigan Arts Festival, The Old Courts, Wigan

New Mills Arts Festival, High Peak, Derbyshire

‘VS’, Churchgate House, Bolton

‘She’, Sweet’Art, 47/49 Tanner Street, Bermondsey, London

West Lancashire Open, selector and exhibitor, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk

‘Spectrum’, PSMirabel, Manchester

‘Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2016′ Elliot House, Manchester

‘A6 Dialogue Migrate’, Standish, Wigan

‘The Transit of Venus’ solo exhibition, Calver Gallery, Bradford, Yorkshire

‘Alternative Nature’ The Electric Picture House’, Congelton, Cheshire

‘Hand Maid’ wearesweet’art, Hoxton Gallery, Shoreditch, London

‘Alternative Exhibition’, University for the Creative Arts, Surrey

2015

The Atkinson, Southport

‘Fingers Crossed’, Wonder Inn, Manchester

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival

Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk

‘A6 Dialogue 4′, Bankley Studios and Gallery, Manchester

‘all about drawing’, Bank Quay House, Warrington

‘Testing Space’ selected artists from Cross Street Arts, Pyramid Gallery, Warrington

‘Knitted Curiosities’, Hazelhurst Studios, Warrington

30WORKS30DAYS, 120 Collective, Stoke Newington, London

Cross Street Arts Exhibition, World of Glass, St Helens, Merseyside

‘Go Figure’, AWAH Gallery, Altrincham, Cheshire

‘Draw Your Own Conclusions’, AWAH Gallery, Altrincham, Cheshire

2014

Electric Picture House, Congleton Cheshire

Bankley Studios and Gallery, Manchester

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival

‘Searching:Unexpected Treasures’ Bridewell Studios and Gallery, Liverpool

Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk

‘Home’ Bridewell Studios and Gallery, Liverpool

2013
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival
‘The Jester Project’ Drawings interpreting poetry and music, Bristol

2012
Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk
Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
International Small Art Phenomenon, Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, New York

2011
‘We Are Here’ selected artists, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh

2010

‘Transition’ solo exhibition, Gallery Oldham
‘Above the Serious’ Selected Exhibition Stoke Newington, London
‘DIY Integrated City’ selected artists, Fairhurst_Fielding collaboration, Liverpool Biennial
MA Fine Art, Fairhurst_Fielding collaboration, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool JMU Art and Design Academy

Employment

1987-1997 Fine Art Tutor     Wigan Adult Education Service

1997-2010  Self employed artist devising and managing Fine Art projects in schools, colleges and with community groups in and around the North West of England.

1999-206 Setting up and administration of Cross Street Arts (Formerly OK Studios)

2006 to 2013 Chair and Director of Cross Street Arts

2013 to date Artist and Trustee of Cross Street Arts

Publications

  • Sweet ‘Art presents HAND MAID An exhibition in aid of International Women’s Day, catalogue 2016.
  • ‘Katalogue Volume 1’ – From Pop to Politics, a catalogue of our time, Launched London 2005, Montreal, Berlin 2006, Paris 2007.
  • ‘The Mental Virus’ Arts Magazine, 2004-2010.

‘Rise Up and Build’ Fairhurst_Fielding artists publication of photographs and quotations with reference to Skelmersdale New Town, Lancashire

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