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Jane Fairhurst


Jane Fairhurst’s work encompasses a wide range of media including drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, photography and film. She makes work that explores political and social issues in contemporary society.

Qualifications and training

2010 MFA with Distinction, Liverpool JMU Academy of Art, Liverpool


Self Employed Professional Artist/ Director of OK Studios, OK Studios, Standish Wigan WN5 7BG

Solo exhibitions

2011 'Rise Up and Build', Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, West Lancs, L39 4QR
2010 Transition, Gallery Oldham, Oldham
2009 'Freefall Series', Panacea, Manchester
2008 'Un-Natural Selection', Lowry Hotel - Comme Ca Exhibition, Salford, Manchester
2007 Jane Fairhurst, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
2007 'Freefall Series', Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Blackburn Lancashire
2006 'Colour Box Series', Cornerhouse Projects, Manchester

Group exhibitions

2011 WE ARE HERE, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh WN7 1EB
2010 MA Fine Art, Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool
2010 ‘Beyond the Serious’ Stoke Newington, London
2009 'TEN years' - OK Studios, Drumcroon Gallery, Wigan
2008 'Migration', Contemporary Urban Centre - Red Dot Exhibition, Greenland Street, Liverpool

Competitions, prizes and awards

2009 Fairhurst_Fielding collaborative sculpture-first prize, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, West Lancs
2005 Objects of Desire-3D prize, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, Greater Manchester
2005 West Lancashire Open-First Prize, Chapel gallery, Ormskirk, West Lancashire

Site specific

2008 Site specific collaborative practice-Fairhurst_Fielding, JMU Academy of Art, Liverpool

Personal website

'Amulet Box 1', mixed media, 2011
'Batboys in Baghdad' digital photograph, 2007
'Over the water', mixed media installation-detail, 2008
'Kiwi and snowdrops', ink on paper drawing, 2007