C ON T E M P O R A R Y A R T I S T A N D J E W E L L E R Y M A K E R
N E W S 2019
‘Blue Exhibition’. “The exhibition celebrates the colour and feeling of blue.” .
Blue Tree Gallery, York
'New Beginnings' exhibition.
North Yorkshire Open Studios 2019
Mercer Gallery, Harrogate.
'Open Exhibition'. Sept 2019 - Jan 11 2020
Zillah Bell Gallery - Summer
TALKS AND INTERVIEWS 2019 - 2020
Talk About My Paintings 'How and Why I Paint the Way I do."
Sunday 7 April 2019, at the Thirsk Quaker Meeting House, Thirsk. 7pm.
BBC Radio York - Adriana Ionica Show
20 June. I was interviewed about my paintings and how grief had change the way in which I work....
Inspire Radio - Morning Show
Thursday 12 March 2020. Interview with Jo Thackwray about the therapeutic benefits of painting; how it has helped me in difficult times, particularly
when dealing, first with grief, then some unpleasant experiences with men during my lifetime... I also talk about how counselling and journalling have played an important part in my mental health ... how my painting has developed and changed as a result.
N E W S 2020
WORKSHOPS at ArtiSon in Masham 2020
Artison (www.artison.co.uk) workshops 10am - 4pm
Beginner's Silver Clay Jewellery. Thursday 20 February
Mixed Media - Big, Bold Experiments in Black and White. Saturday 21 March.
Mixed Media - Big, Bold Experiments in Black and White. Wednesday 29 April
Silver Clay Jewellery - Inspired by Nature. Sunday 10 May
Beginner's Silver Clay Jewellery. Saturday 19 September
Acrylic Painting - an Approach to Abstracting a Landscape. Sunday 20 September
Silver Clay Jewellery - Mould Making from Sewing Bits & Bobs. Friday 6 November
Polymer Clay - Christmas Decorations and Cards. Saturday 28 November
WORKSHOPS at Rural Arts, Thirsk. 2020
Rural Arts (www.ruralarts.org )
Polymer Clay Jewellery. (Suitable for beginners and those with some experience) Saturday 15 Febraury. 10am - 4pm
Please contact me if you are interested in small group workshops at my home.
NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS 2020 -
1st two weekends in June - 6 & 7th, 13 &14th. 10am - 5pm. For details (http://www.nyos.org.uk). I will be showing my paintings, prints and jewellery alongside Richard Burnley with his furniture and ceramics.
Art for Youth North 2020. At Queen Mary's School, Baldersby, Topcliffe. Wednesday 21 - Saturday 24 October
FLEECE CRAFT SHOP, REETH.
I am a member of 'Fleece' - a craft cooperative shop in Reeth, open every day. My silver jewellery, polymer clay jewellery, crystal pendants, cards and limited edition Giclee prints are on sale along side a great variety of different crafts made by Yorkshire artists and crafts people.
For details www.fleece.org.uk
I sell limited edition giclee prints of some of my work, from £49 unframed.