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GIRAFFE DIPLOMACY Level Best Art Gallery,Colchester CO1 1LD
1 - 30 April 2016

FIRSTSITE OPEN SHOW 2015 3 October - 22 November 2015 firstsite, Lewis Gardens, Colchester CO1 1JH

HOW ARE YOU TODAY? 25 May - 29 June 2014 The Colne Gallery, Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JL

SAND, SEA & SCULPTURE 31 August 2013 Walton-on-the-Naze Beach, Essex

OFF THE RAILS. Wivenhoe Station Ticket Office, Wivenhoe, Essex. 17 March - April 2013. A grassroots community arts and literature initiative based at Wivenhoe station.

MEMORIES. Celebrating National Story Telling Week,30 Jan - 28 Feb 2013, Slack Space, Victoria Place, Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1L

OLYMPIC VALUES. July 25 - August 11 2012 including the culmination of the Creative Challenge and its Closing Ceremony. Slack Space, Victoria Place, Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LR

THE GREAT GLASS BEAD GAME. 13 – 30 June 2012. Part of Colchester Carnival and Sparks Will Fly, the official Essex Cultural Olympiad event. Slack Space, Victoria Place, Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LR

GOOD TIMING: SKATING ON MARS The Colne Gallery, Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JL 27 May - 1 July 2012

CATS. Hart Gallery, Colchester NHS Walk-in Centre, North Colchester Healthcare Centre, Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR 1 March - 30 May 2012

CATS AND FLOWERS. Level Best ArtCafe, d'Arcy House, 3 Culver Street East, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LD
10 June - 8 July 2011

POTENTIAL. Open group show, Slack Space, Ground Floor, St James' House, Queen Street, Colchester, CO1 2PQ . January 2011

CRIPES COLLABORATION @ In Stitches Antiques, 2 Rawstorn Road, Colchester, CO3 3JE Essex. 20 November 2010- 30 May 2011.

2nd ANNUAL SPRING CULTURE and Arts Festival at the University of Essex. 26- 30th April, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

LOCAL SCENES. Group Show, Slack Space, Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex.. 24 February-14 March 2010

SEA LIFE. Art Works Cafe, November 2009-2010, 113 High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TB

WILD LIFE. THG Annual Open Exhibition, Ipswich Town Hall Galleries, 28 November – 9 January 2010, Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DH 01473 432863

ALL BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL. Slack Space, 29 Oct-8 Nov 2009, Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex. Group Show: Jane Ostler, Catherine Litton, Sam Hipwell, Hazel Harvey, Flisan Beard, Stuart Russell. Espe Garcia, Linda Theophilus curated by Tracey Johnston assisted by David Ross. www.iheartslackspace.blogspot.com

A SEA OF JEWELS : REEF. The Crab Factory, August 2009, Helmsdale, Sutherland, Scotland. Private Commission.

32 PACES. The Colne Gallery, 2-28 Feb 2009, Colchester Hospital, Level One, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4

LOVE SCENES/FLOATING BLUE : Jane Ostler/Chris Wilkinson, 6th - 13th Oct 2008, 491 Gallery, 491 Grove Green Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 4AA

OPEN STUDIOS 2008. Colchester and Tendring

SPIRIT 3 @ The Chapel. May 2008, Kirby Cross, Essex CO13 0LZ

THE OPENING EXHIBITION. ArtCafe, April 2008, 3 Culver Street East, Colchester, CO1 1LD.

SPIRIT 2 @ The Chapel. December 2007, Kirby Cross, Essex CO13 0LZ

CHRISTMAS SHOW. Arna Farrington Gallery, December 2007, High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex CO16 0EA

LIFE CAFE. Open Studios 2007, Colchester, Essex

ESSEX SCENE. September 2007, County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex

COSHAM REVISITED. 8 artists who studied at Bath Academy of Art, 17-28 July 2007, Fairfield House, 44 High Street, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0HF

KIRBY LIFE. 14-16 June 2007, St Michael's Church, Kirby le Soken, Essex

JANE OSTLER. Naze Tower Gallery, April-May 2007, The Naze, Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8HH

CHISTMAS SHOW. Arna Farrington Gallery, December 2006, High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex CO16 0EA

SPIRIT 1@ The Chapel. Sept 2006, with Naomi Ann Dennis, Thorpe Road Kirby Cross Frinton-on-Sea, Essex CO13 OLZ

OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE. April-Sept 2006 Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, NHS Trust, Main Hospital Street, Level 3

LIFE CAFE. Open Studios 2006 Colchester

ESSEX SCENE. August 2006 County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex

CAXTON BOOKS and Gallery 2005 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex

COLCHESTER Fine Art Open 2003 Hay Gallery, Colchester School of Art Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road Colchester, Essex

ART & HEALTH. 2001 Connecting Cultures, Hay Gallery,Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road Colchester, Essex

GET PHYSICAL 1993 New Loom House Backchurch Street London E1

THINGS BEING POSSIBLE 1992 Dean Clough, Halifax, Yorkshire, with Workshops on Demand

ROSES ARE RED? 1990 Plovdiv Museum, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

JANE OSTLER. City Polytechnic Gallery, London College of Furniture, 1989 with Daniel Maffe, 41 Commercial Road London E1 1LA,

JANE OSTLER. Sandra Higgins Fine Arts, 1989 Bourdon Street, Mayfair, London W1 with Guy Batey

9th CLEVELAND UK INTERNATIONAL DRAWING BIENNALE. 1989 Cleveland County Museum, UK

EVERYONE A WINNER. 1988 Hackney Museum, Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 photo: http://www.sacollectables.com with Workshops on Demand

RIVERSIDE OPEN. 1988 Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London W6

THE PROBABILITY OF HOPE. 1987, Old Street Gallery, London EC1, with Anne Tuckwell.

WHITECHAPEL OPEN. 1987 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, E1

CONSTITUTIONAL JOURNEYS. 1987 Cahill & Grebler London W6, with Workshops on Demand

SIGNS OF LIFE. 1983, The Old Ambulance Station, Old Kent Road, London SE with Allan deSouza

ATELIER 19. 1983, 27 Old Street, London E1

ARTESERA. 1981 Syracuse University NY, USA

STOWELLS TROPHY 1980, The Diploma Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts, London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giraffe Diplomacy, Level Best Art Gallery,
Colchester CO1 1LD
1 - 30 April 2016

Marie-Therese-Charlotte de Bourbon, Madame la Duchesse d'Angoulememe 1824
Illustrations for "Zarafa-a beautiful gift for a King" by Julia Chalkley

firstsite Open Exhibition 2015, firstsite, Lewis Gardens, Colchester, CO1 1JH
3 October - 22 November

There will always be flowers for those who choose to see them. Oil on canvas. 2015
colchester hospital howareyoutoday
How are you today? The Colne Gallery, Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL How are you today? mixed media 2014
walton seabasket
Sand, Sea and Sculpture, Walton-on-the-Naze Beach, 31st August 2013.12-5.00pm Sea Basket, wire and oranges 2013
poem orangeorb
Off the Rails, Wivenhoe Station Ticket Office, Wivenhoe, Essex 22 June - 31 August 2013. A grassroots community arts and literature initiative based at Wivenhoe station. /offtherailswivenhoe Good and Bad, detail of "World Leaders, Diplomats and Experts"
Wivenhoe Station matisse in nature
Off the Rails, Wivenhoe Station Ticket Office, Wivenhoe, Essex.17 March - April 2013. A grassroots community arts and literature initiative based at Wivenhoe station. Matisse in Nature, Oil on Canvas, 2012
slack space hat off
Slack Space, Victoria Place, Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1L
30 Jan - 28 Feb 2013
'Memories' Celebrating National Story Telling Week
Maintaining Decorum Between the Land and Sea, (Hats Off), Oil on Canvas, 2013
slack space

Slack Space, Victoria Place, Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LR
July 25 - August 11 2012
'Olympic Values', including the culmination of the Creative Challenge and its Closing Ceremony

Be Brave Walking on the Bottom
Water Colour, 18"x18", 2010
slack space 200spooky space

Slack Space, Victoria Place, Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LR
13 – 30 June 2012 ‘The Great Glass Bead Game!’ part of Colchester Carnival and Sparks Will Fly, the official Essex Cultural Olympiad event.

Spooky Space Face, Mixed Media, 18"x54", 2012
colchester hospital mars face
Good Timing : Skating on Mars. The Colne Gallery, Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL
27 May - 1 July 2012
Skating on Mars, Oil on Canvas, 30' x 40" , 2012
walkin centre arjo
Hart Gallery, Colchester NHS Walk-in Centre, North Colchester Healthcare Centre, Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR 1 March - 30 May 2012 "Time for a nap", Oil on Canvas, 18" x 40" , 2012
darcy house just for a short while painting
Cats & Flowers, Level Best ArtCafe, d'Arcy House, 3 Culver Street East, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LD
10 June - 8 July 2011
Just for a short while, Oil on Canvas, 4ft x 4ft, Jane Ostler, 2011
http://levelbestartcafe.blogspot.com/
slackspace

miranda
Slack Space, Ground Floor, St James' House, Queen Street, Colchester, CO1 2PQ. "Potential", an open group show. January 2011 Miranda, giclee print, 2011
institchesshop yvonne
Cripes, In Stitches, 2 Rawstorn Road, Colchester, CO3 3JE Essex. 20 November 2010- 30 May 2011. "Yvonne", oil paint on canvas, 2010
fishonatree trees

2nd Annual Spring Culture and Arts Festival at the University of Essex. 26- 30th April 2010

 

Land and Sea, installation shot, oil paintings and trees. 2010
open sheepfield
Slack Space, Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex. Group Show: Local Scenes. 24 February-14 March 2010 "Sheepfield at Steam Mill Road, Bradfield Heath" detail, watercolour.
potterycafe are we there yet
Art Works Cafe, 113 High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TB
November 2009-2010
"Are we there yet?", watercolour, one of three.
ipswich town hall gallery maintaining decorum between land and sea

THG Annual Open Exhibition
Wildlife – Ipswich Town Hall Galleries
Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DH 01473 432863
28 November – 9 January 2010

"Maintaining decorum between the land and sea", oil painting on canvas
open wontdrinkcant
All Bright and Beautiful, Slack Space, Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex. Group Show: Jane Ostler, Catherine Litton, Sam Hipwell, Hazel Harvey, Flisan Beard, Stuart Russell. Espe Garcia, Linda Theophilus curated by Tracey Johnson. 29 Oct-8 Nov 2009

"Won't drink, can't make me" Digital print.

 

http://iheartslackspace.blogspot.com/

darcyhouse colourfish
THE SEA, Paintings, with ArtCo @ The Level Best ArtCafe, d'Arcy House, 3 Culver Street East, Colchester, Essex, CO1. September 2009 "Sailing on the other side of the world" detai, oil on canvas
helmsdale seaofjewels
The Crab Factory, Helmsdale, Sutherland, Scotland. Private Commission August 2009

"Sea of Jewels : Reef", Oil on canvas, 2009

 

colchesterhospitalducks vortexman
23 PACES at The Colne Gallery, Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex; 2 - 28 February 2009

"Man", Oil on canvas, 2009

491gallery blossomdanceclick to enlarge

Left wall | Right wall

 

Paintings and mixed media.


Oils and water colours and digital images.

Love Scenes, with Chris Wilkinson, October 2008, 491 Gallery, 491 Grove Green Road, Leytonstone, London | See slide show here |

"Blossom Dance", oil on board and collage  
darcy house galleon painting  
Official Opening Show, April 2008, ArtCo @ The Dacon Trust, Level Best ArtCafe, d'Arcy House, 3 Culver Street East, Colchester, Essex, CO1 "Dark Sky ", watercolour6  
 
Arna Farrington Gallery, December 2007
High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex
CO16 0EA
"Sun Sparkle", watercolour  
 
Corsham Revisited: 8 artists who studied at Bath Academy of Art,15-28 July 2007, Fairfield House, 44 High Street, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0HF

"Falling", pencil, watercolour and acrylic paint on paper and polyester  
 
2nd Art Party @ The Chapel, May 2007
with Naomi Ann Dennis, Maz Wheelhouse, Thorpe Road, Kirby Cross
Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, CO13 OLZ
"Oranges off Yarmouth", Watercolour, detail  
 

Naze Tower Gallery, April-May 2007,
The Naze, Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8HH

"Wind in the rushes", Watercolour  
 
Arna Farrington Gallery, December 2006
High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex
CO16 0EA

"Steam mill Lane, 1 & 2", Watercolour

 

 
 
Spirit @ The Chapel, Sept 2006
with Naomi Ann Dennis,
Thorpe Road
Kirby Cross
Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
CO13 OLZ
"Storm" , Watercolour  

 
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, April 2006-Feb 2007
NHS Trust, Main Hospital Street, Level 3
"Early signs of Spring", Watercolour  
Life Cafe Open Studios 2006
Colchester
"Network Series " in situ, Watercolour  
 
Essex Scene, August 2006
County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex
"Steam mill Lane" detail, Watercolour  
 
Corsham Contacts 2005 Harleston Gallery, 37-39 The Thoroughfare Harleston, Norfolk "Bird" detail , Watercolour  
 
Caxton Books and Gallery 2005 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex "Set Fair" detail, Watercolour  
 
Colchester Fine Art Open 2003 Hay Gallery, Colchester School of Art Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road Colchester, Essex "Dearly beloved DNA" detail, Oil  
 
Art & Health 2001 Connecting Cultures, Hay Gallery,Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road Colchester, Essex "Analgesic for a secular cathedral", plaster of Paris  
 
Bromley by Bow Healthy Living Centre, 2001, St Leonard's Road, Bow, London E3 "Wonderbird", collaborative atrium sculpture, brass, copper, CDs, beads, wire.  
Get Physical 1993
New Loom House Backchurch Street London E1
"Teddy Targets", plaster of Paris  
 
Things Being Possible 1992, Dean Clough, Halifax, Yorkshire, with Workshops on Demand "York or Lancaster " detail, plaster of Paris  
 
Roses are Red? 1990 Plovdiv Museum, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, British Council Grant "Angelic host", plaster of Paris  
 
Gesture & Geometry, City of London Poly, 1990 with Guy Batey
41 Commercial Road
London E1 1LA,
"Domestic geometry", oil, wood, plaster of Paris  
 
Sandra Higgins Fine Arts,1990 Bourdon Street, Mayfair, London W1
with Daniel Mafe
"Almost Perfect", plaster of Paris  
 
9th Cleveland UK International Drawing Biennale 1989 Cleveland County Museum, UK "Envy I", drawing media  
 

Everyone a Winner 1988 Hackney Museum, Mare Street, Hackney, London E8
photo: http://www.sacollectables.com

"Slipper", oil, wood  
 
The Maginot Line, Gala Benefit, 1988 Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London W6 "The Maginot LIne", pen, ink and photocopy  
 
Riverside Open 1988 Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London W6 "Bone people", watercolour, ink, acrylic medium  
 
Whitechapel Open 1987 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, E1 "Idle Promise", oil on canvas  
 
Constitutional Journeys 1987 Cahill & Grebler London W6, with Workshops on Demand "Stone Roses" detail, oil on canvas  
 
The Probability of Hope, 1987, Old Street Gallery, London EC1, with Anne Tuckwell "Caprice" paint and pencil on paper  
 
Wolsey's Wine Bar, 52 Wells Street, London, W1 1987 Ink drawings and small oil paintings  
 
The Pines Psychiatric Day Cente, Peterborough General Hospital, Works of Art in Public Places Scheme, Eastern Arts. 1987, Printmaker in Residence.

"Light headed" detail, Acrylic paint on paper

more pictures

 
 
First Art Show, The Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London 1986 "Respite", oil on canvas  
 
Six Women, Unit 7 Studios
2nd floor, Vanguard Court, 36-38 Peckham Road SE5
"The Amnesiac Detective", type, photographs, broken narrative, disorganised list work on paper.  
 
The Subjective Alphabet, Atelier 19, 1983, 27 Old Street, London E1. "'U' for Ueno", lithographic crayon on brown paper  
 
Signs of Life, 1983, The Old Ambulance Station, Old Kent Road, London SE with Allan deSouza "Narrative sequence", slide projections  
 
Artesera 1981 Syracuse University NY, USA "Catalogue of mystery/ambiguity", paper cut outs, type  
 
Stowells Trophy 1980, The Diploma Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts, London "Lobster Quadrille", Oil and house paint on board