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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 


EMPLOYMENT

University of Leeds, 1996 – Present


EXHIBITIONS

2022

June – August 2022 ‘Tiny but Mighty’, American Tapestry Alliance, Emporium Gallery, Tennessee, USA (Collaborative work with members of Darlington Weaving Rooms)

4 – 20 February 2022 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 ExhibitionHeadland, Hartlepool, UK. (Selected Group Exhibition)

The Cordis Trust, Tapestry Showcase Prize 2018 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)


AWARDS

Freelancers Summer School 1st Prize – Leeds Arts University 2019


TALKS

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


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


PRESS

Profile of an Artist – Interview by Sally Reckert – British Tapestry Publication – Tapestry Weaver – March 2021

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.


MEMBER

PRISM Textile Group

British Tapestry Group