Jane Ostler

Jane Ostler

Colchester, East, United Kingdom

About Jane Ostler

1958 Tonbridge, Kent, UK

Education

1980 BA Fine Art Painting First Class BAA, Corsham, Wiltshire, U.K.

Events


AWARDS
1991 British Council Travel Bursary . Organised and raised funds for two exhibitions of British and Bulgarian artists in Plovdiv and London. The British Council funded return journey to Bulgaria for 3 artists.

PUBLICATIONS
'Artists Handbooks Across Europe' David Butler Ed. Bulgarian Section Jane Ostler p.23-25, 1992 AN Publications (Artic Producers Publishing Co Ltd) Account of artists'exchange between a British and a Bulgarian. The Artist's personal guide to travel and work.

'Painting in Plovdiv' Jane Ostler Artists Newsletter March 1991 AN Publications Account of artist's exchange between a British and a Bulgarian. Illustrated by photographs including full colour magazine cover.

' Sophie Horton' Jane Ostler Goldsmiths Gallery Exhibition Catalogue Winter 1989 Goldsmiths Gallery, Essay on sculpture.

'The Serpentine Illusion' Jane Ostler Building Design March 1989 Descriptive account of contemporary art installation by David Tremlett in public gallery illustrated with colour photographs by author.



TALKS
March 7 2012 Bath Spa University Industry Insights Get into...Ethical Careers in the Charity and Not-for-Profit Sectors

April 29 2010 Essex University Spring Festival of Culture and the Arts : Empowerment through the Arts.

January 2007 Colchester Institute, School of Art, Essex, CO3. "Spheres of Influence"

June 2002, 2003, 2004 Frinton-on-Sea County Primary School, Essex. Talk & workshops : School Alphabet/ “What an Artist Does” /Clay Cats.

1992 to 1992 Whitechapel Art Gallery, "Juan Gris", Gallery talk.

1989 to 1989 Serpentine Trust, Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 Gallery talks on "David Tremlett", " Colour in Context" exhibitions.

1988 to 1988 The Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London Gallery Guide: "The Open Show" Gallery talk on selected work in the exhibition, including my own.

1987 to 1987 Arts Council of Great Britain, Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London, Gallery Guide: "Le Corbusier", led guided talks around contemporary art gallery; involving and engaging gallery visitors.

1986 to 1986 Arts Council of Great Britain, Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London Gallery Guide: "Falls the Shadow", led guided talks around contemporary art gallery to personally selected works; involving and engaging public.

Exhibitions

MOVING TO THE COUNTRY
20 August - 14 September 2018
Level Best Art Gallery,
Colchester CO1 1LD

ARTCO INVITES
1 February - 1 March 2018
Level Best Art Gallery,
Colchester CO1 1LD
RESIDENT
37 Queen Street, Colchester CO1 2PQ
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL ART
7 -23 September 2017
Laura I.Gallery
IceHouse Court
Abbey Road, London, IG11 7BT
GIRAFFE DIPLOMACY 1 - 30 April 2016 Level Best Art Gallery, Colchester CO1 1LD

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