Jane Dennis

Artist, Designer & Maker

                                                                                  

12 Olliver Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 5QA

Janedennis383@gmail.com

https://janedennis.net

Key Skills

 

  • Painting

  • Glass

  • Ceramics

  • Gallery Sales/Commissions

  • Large Scale installations

  • 3D Digital Art Skills – Rhinoceros, AutoCAD

  • Office Administrator – Microsoft applications 

                          

   AWARDS

2018      Sunderland – Roker Pier Live Project

  • Runner Up for a live competition to produce an installation for the lighthouse at Roker Pier

2020

  • Winner of the sculpture category Covid 19 RE-ACT online art exhibiton Friends of the Mercer Art gallery Harrogate

   EXHIBITIONS

2020 Framing the Landscape poster art exhibition, North Yorks National park, Danby, 1-30 September

2020 Covid 19 RE-ACT online art exhibition Friends of the Mercer Art Gallery Harrogate 1-21st August 

2020 North Yorkshire Open Studios online exhibition 6-14th June

2019  Sunderland Selects - An exhibition of graduate work from the School of Art & Design, Faculty of Arts and                             Creative Industries', University of Sunderland in London, 197 Marsh Wall, Docklands, London, E14 9SG, UK. Throughout 2019-20

2019   National Glass Centre,Sunderland,  Degree show group exhibition, Ceramic installation and cast glass

2018   Shipley Gallery – Gateshead, Group exhibition, a body of work using concrete and cast glass

 

    WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2018     Assistant to Jeffrey Sarmiento

  • Cold working, glass cutting, mould making, loading kilns and assisted making for the artist

 

2017     Shuster & Moseley

  • Work experience – This involved rigging/installing of thousands of pieces of glass ready for a large scale installation at St Oswald’s Church in Durham. This was displayed at the Durham Lumiere light festival and seen by thousands of people.

 

2017     Hexham Studios

  • Work experience at the Studio of Anthony Gormley part of a collaboration for Terracotta installation European Field. I constructed roughly 200 sculptures of heads and shoulders 8-23cm high in clay for this giant scale work now exhibited in Derneberg Germany.

 

2016     Arthaus Ltd

  • Gallery assistant to Mackenzie Thorpe a successful Artist and Sculptor. Sales experience building trusted relationships with clients, re-hanging works packaging and shipping. Liaising with the framers, delivering work and selling merchandise in a busy gallery.

 

2008- Civil Servant at Ministry of Defence

2016  

  • Administrative role processing personal data onto the TAFMIS data base for practical driver training courses. Maintaining statistics, checking licences and theory certificates are in line with DVLA regulations. Producing all documentation relevant for the authority and contractor. Regular office duties, taking calls, minutes, ordering stationary

    EDUCATION

2019-2020 Masters in Fine Art (Distinction)

  • MIMA school of Art Teeside University

 

2016-2019   BA(hons) Glass and Ceramics First class

  • Sunderland University

 

2008 City and Guilds

  • Level 2 in Adult Learning Support

 

2008  European Computer Driving Licence

 

 1997 – A Levels

  • John Leggott College, Scunthorpe

Art, English, Business Studies, General Studies

 

1995 – GCSE

  • Sir John Nelthorpe School, Brigg

Maths, English, French, Geography, Design & Technology, Science, Art and Design, Keyboard Applications RSA

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