Painting with Reclaimed Materials – workshop

Big news. I’m now an Air BnB art experience host! Saturday afternoon classes in my workshop near Stroud. Pretty please, with sugar on the top – share this with your creative friends – thank you 😀 https://abnb.me/sVOrPOXER3

STAFF ONLY Exhibition Review – Stroud

“Weird and Wonderful” the local newspaper called it.  This is the exhibition that sneaked up on a small town and helped launch its annual arts festival in style.  The creators of this show are a modest, unassuming bunch who usually work in the shadows of another, let’s be honest, more famous artist.  Unused to the limelight… Continue reading STAFF ONLY Exhibition Review – Stroud

The diary of an artist: Israel 1991

I’ve been looking through old sketchbooks and notebooks lately.  I’m sad that I don’t really keep an active sketchbook these days, but I’m very pleased that I did in the past – especially as a young woman.  Here a self portrait made in Israel aged about 21, having recently lost my first husband.  To say… Continue reading The diary of an artist: Israel 1991

CAROLINE JAINE: End of Year Update

It’s the time of year for writing Christmas cards and mulling over the past year. I wanted to give you an update on how things are going for me. In the past year, 11 new people have paintings or drawings by me, and for the first half of the year I was very much focussed on… Continue reading CAROLINE JAINE: End of Year Update

Saying Goodbye to Jacky

I’m not ready to say goodbye to Jacky to lay a flower on her coffin to light a candle in her name I’m not ready for reading brave obituaries Nor to speak of her in the past tense Or work out who’s to blame We had more adventures to come did me and Jacky women… Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Jacky

Humanitarian Art: Learning through radio in Nepal

Here is my latest picture as Humanitarian Centre artist-in-residence – in response to the work of The Mountain Trust.  I spent a while studying the work that they do in Nepal and was most struck by the Radio Guru project – it seems utter sense to me to use radio to broadcast lessons to hard-to-reach… Continue reading Humanitarian Art: Learning through radio in Nepal