The Drawing Room
12 Livingstone Rd, Hove BN3 3WP, UK
JAN IRVINE is an experienced figurative artist who initially started out, mainly by chance rather than choice..as a fashion and textile illustrator for a successful London design studio. After 6 years, Jan became freelance and has been ever since. Her clients have ranged from large advertising companies and businesses, to editorials and book publishers.
She has also tutored part-time at a number of universities including Kingston Surrey and Liverpool. Several years ago Jan discovered she had skill for capturing movement, working at speed to draw people who have the same passion for what they do as she has. Jan is showing a variety of work covering a range of media.
EMMA EDELSTON is an experienced artisan who has always worked with glass and mirror, selling at galleries all over the country.
She specialises now in form and texture, using a variety of techniques to achieve distinctive effects on the pieces she makes. These include large mirrors, lights, mirror collages and, especially for this show, smaller pieces including necklace pendants and earrings.