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
‘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 2020/1
WORKSHOPS at ArtiSon in Masham 2021
Artison (www.artison.co.uk) workshops 10am - 4pm
Due to COVID, some of my courses have been moved to 2022, but hopefully the courses listed below will take place, in 2021, as listed...!
Beginner's Silver Clay Jewellery. Saturday 18 September 2021
Acrylic Painting - an Approach to Abstracting a Landscape. Sunday 19 September 2021
Silver Clay Jewellery - Mould Making from Sewing Bits & Bobs. Friday 5 November 2021
WORKSHOPS at ArtiSon in Masham 2022
Mixed Media - Big, Bold Experiments in Black and White. Saturday 19 March 2022
Mixed Media - Big, Bold Experiments in Black and White. Wednesday 4 May 2022
Silver Clay Jewellery - Inspired by Nature. Sunday 15 May 2022
MASHAM GALLERY - 'A Winters Tale' - 14 November - 31 December 2020 (www.mashamgallery.co.uk)
I have 5 paintings and 1 monoprint in this joint exhibition. This will be an online exhibition until end of lockdown..You can buy or browse online. When the gallery opens, your will be able to see the paintings in the flesh!
GALLERY 49, Bridlington YO16 4QJ (www.galleryforty-nine.com)
I have a selection of my paintings at this gallery.
NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS 2021 - Unfortunately this is now cancelled. I am hoping to be involved again in June 2022.
For details (http://www.nyos.org.uk).
ART FOR YOUTH NORTH 2021. Wednesday 27 - Saturday 30 October 2021.
At Queen Mary's School, Baldersby, Topcliffe.
FLEECE CRAFT SHOP, REETH. - COVID update - Opening again 12 April 2021
I am a member of 'Fleece' - a craft cooperative shop in Reeth, open every day. My silver jewellery, polymer clay jewellery and greetings cards 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.