As an artist, it’s hard not to feel like you are being self-indulgent. But creativity is not just a frivolous pursuit – carried out with love and sensitivity, it really can make a difference to people’s lives, and even in tragic circumstances help people be remembered for the shining lights they were.
It’s been a while since I’ve had an epiphany, but change is definitely in the air. A few months back the combination of having TOO MUCH OF MY OWN ART and having ready access to left-over spray-paints and gloss paint (that was being chucked out from Damien Hirst’s studio) provoked me to start tossing the… Continue reading A COVER UP OF THE PAST
I’m delighted to announce my collaboration with Lift Art Gallery. Enjoy the virtual tour of my exhibition! http://www.exhibitionatlift.com/caroline-jaine/
A trip down memory lane yesterday, as I pounded the pavement in Bristol taking in some Banksy’s that weren’t there when I last lived there, and Grayson Perry at the Arnolfini that wasn’t there before either. I was going to write a long eloquent piece about the changing face of Stokes Croft and what it… Continue reading You can take the girl out of Bristol…
I’ve now finished my three artworks for the Staff Only Exhibition, “Off The Record”. All three inspired by vinyl records (two of them painting directly on vinyl). If you are interested in attending, the show is on for ten weeks 2 Feb – 15 April at the Meme Art Bar in Stroud (opposite the Subscription… Continue reading “Off The Record” Exhibition artwork
I grew up in a carpenters workshop – my mum made extra money by painting on pine furniture that my step father had made. Decades later, having toyed with the odd painted cupboard, I am wondering whether paintings aren’t altogether better presented on a three dimensional object. Here is my first tester. It’s not-very-imaginatively called… Continue reading Furniture as a canvas
I’ve made 20 paintings in the past few months. Exhausted, but I’m enjoying a new style – something closer to my 1980s Bristol roots. At the moment the majority of works are for sale through an arts publishing house (Creative Fine Arts), but I have also made one special one in a slightly different style (“Look… Continue reading Caz Art