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Dungog Contemporary Presents - "LOOKING THROUGH A WINDOW" JANE FRANCES REILLY


jane frances reilly solo show at dungog contemporary sept 2018

“This body of work has allowed me to make my small miniature stories and scenes into large framed pieces , like looking out a window they are contained.

Using the same techniques as my smaller jewellery pieces, a conversation begins, we all work together, the bumps I’ve hammered in the metal, the drips of paint or marks made accidental or with purpose, I trust my intuition.

My drawings talk of the home, the landscape, the garden, weaving itself into the human experience of building boundaries around us. The view is thru a window and what can be seen, what lines are there and I just let the abstract world I prefer to live in come out.”

Jane Frances Reilly is widely known as an art jeweller. With a practice based in Melbourne, Jane has recently been asked to exhibit in a group show representing a select group of Australian artists and makers at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs Paris. We will be exhibiting a large amount of Jane’s art jewellery along with these new works which are both reversible and designed to be viewed either hanging or standing.