Jane Blackmore - Artwork
Born in Rotorua 1973, Jane moved to Nelson where she spent the majority of her formative years. She now resides in Seatoun, Wellington where she lives with her husband and 2 young daughters. Jane has been painting since 1996 and graduated in Nelson with a Bachelor of Visual Arts in 2002. She has exhibited in over 30 individual and group shows alongside renowned artists such as Rita Angus, Ralph Hotere and Toss Woollaston.
Jane was awarded first prize in the New Zealand National Women’s Art Exhibition in 2007 and continues to gain critical acclaim for her artwork, recently a finalist at NZ Art Show 2012 Signature piece awards. She sells her work in galleries throughout New Zealand and has international clients in Australia, UK and the USA. Jane is also an art teacher who specialises in oil painting at tertiary institutions in Wellington and from her own studio. She continues to develop her skills with oil from the Blackmore and Best Gallery and studio in Shelly Bay.