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EDUCATION
MA Creative Practice – Leeds Arts University 2019
PGCert Professional and Supervisory Management – University of Leeds, Leeds Business School 2004
BA (Hons) Crafts (Ceramics and Textiles) – Manchester Metropolitan University 1993 


AWARDS
The Fine Art Textile Award – Shortlisted Artist 2022
Freelancers Summer School 1st Prize – Leeds Art University 2019
The Cordis Trust Tapestry Showcase Prize – Shortlisted Artist 2018


MEMBERSHIP
PRISM Textile Group (since 2019)
British Tapestry Group, Committee Member (since 2018)


CONFERENCES
Jane Walkley. Sunny Bank Mills; a site-specific interaction.  Narratives of community & social interaction encountered through textiles (Peer Reviewed Paper).  Textile and Place Conference – Manchester School of Art – October 2021


EMPLOYMENT
University of Leeds, 1996 – Present


EXHIBITIONS since 2017

2022
The Fine Art Textile Award. Birmingham/London/Harrogate (Shortlisted Artist)
Leeds Summer Show. Leeds Playhouse, Leeds, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
‘Tiny but Mighty’. American Tapestry Alliance, Tennessee, USA (Collaborative work with Darlington Weaving Rooms)
i gam o gam.Stiwdio Maelor, Corris, Machynlleth, Wales. (Selected Group Exhibition)

2021
In Search of Possibilities (Prism Textiles). The Art Pavillion, Mile End, London, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
Material Matters. Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds, UK .(Selected Group Exhibition)

2020
Fabric of the North. Kirkleatham Hall, Teesside, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
Chapel Allerton Art Trail. Leeds, UK. (Chapel Allerton Artist Group Show)
T is for Textile. Rheged Centre, Penrith, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition) *Cancelled due to COVID*
Fabric of the North. Cromford Mill, Derbyshire, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition) *Cancelled due to COVID*

2019 
PostGraduate Show. Leeds Arts University. (MA Creative Practice Group Exhibition)
Wintertide Festival Projected Art Exhibition. Headland, Hartlepool, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
Solo Exhibition. The Malthouse, York. (Invited Artist)
Fragility (Prism Textiles). RBSA, Birmingham. (Selected Group Exhibition)
Textile Treasure. Trereife House, Cornwall as part of Breeze Art & Makers Fair. (Invited Artist)
Fragility (Prism Textiles). Hoxton Arches, London, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)

2018 
Wintertide Festival Projected Art Exhibition. Headland, Hartlepool, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
The Cordis Trust Tapestry Showcase Prize. Edinburgh, UK. (Shortlisted Artist)
Rhythm of the Weave. Twickenham, London, UK. (Open Group Exhibition)
Clocking Off.  Sunny Bank Mill, Farsley, Leeds, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
Foresti. Canale di Tenno, Trentino, Italy. (Group Residency Exhibition)

2017 
Wintertide Festival Projected Art Exhibition. Headland, Hartlepool, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)
Weave// Fragments.  Sunny Bank Mill, Farsley, Leeds, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)


PRESS
i gam o gam – review by Katie Weston – The Journal for Weaves, Spinners and Dyers – Issue 283. Autumn 2022. P48.
Profile of an Artist – Interview by Sally Reckert – British Tapestry Publication – Tapestry Weaver – Issue 29 March 2021. P20.
Spotlight Artist: Jane Walkley – textilecurator.com – May 2021
Striking Display from City’s art Graduates – article by Grace Hammond -Yorkshire Evening Post – November 2019.
Top 5: Pick of the Best Art – University Show – Yorkshire Post – November 2019.
Introducing Jane Walkley – British Tapestry Publication – Tapestry Weaver – Issue 23. March 2018. P7.


PUBLICATIONS
Dr Samantha Broadhead. The Artists’ House: The recontextualized art practices of British postgraduate students in conversation with Italian amateur artists.  Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education Volume 18 Number 1 – 2019


COLLECTIONS
Sunny Bank Mills – December 2021
Private Collections