Jane Austin

Jane Austin
Halifax
Watercolour
Artist

Original paintings and tuition

Welcome to my website, please take a wander through

You will find original artwork for sale, heritage prints and my ‘Shibden Collection’ with information about myself, experience and process.
 
A selection of original works and prints are currently available at Shibden Hall, Bankfield Museum, The Yorkshire Gallery and The Design Shop at Dean Clough.
 
I offer watercolour and drawing tuition, workshops and demonstrations as well as personal commissions.
 
Should you wish to ask a question or make a purchase please complete the contact page or alternatively leave a message and number on 01422 353308, I will reply as soon as possible. A studio visit can be arranged.

Latest solo exhibition now closed

Three Miles from Home' Bankfield Museum 7th October - 24th February 2024. Open 10 - 4 PM Tuesday to Saturday.

I grew up in view of the museum, the fourth generation to live in the two small cottages facing the fantastic vista over Halifax.
 
I have deep roots and have live around the hillside from my childhood home for the last twenty one years.
 
My home studio is the perfect base to watch the wildlife, the sunsets and enjoy the garden. Shibden Valley was our playground. Mum gave me a love of flowers and Dad gave me a love of animals, particularly birds so they all feature largely in my work.
 
I paint freely on top of detailed structured observational drawing, so the local architectural gems feature too.
 
As resident artist I held free demonstrations and some bookable workshops throughout on various Saturdays. Visitors were welcome to come down and have a chat.

Original Paintings

Organ Pipes At All Souls’ Church

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Forza D’Agro, Sicily

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The Gatehouse, Shibden Hall

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Treat loved ones to a gift voucher. Could be a lovely Birthday or Christmas gift. Contact me today to make arrangements.

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