Monthly Archives: May 2011

‘Costume Reliquaries’ Exhibition

Well, I have set the date so it must happen! October 15th 2011, the opening of my exhibition of mixed media sculptures “Costume Reliquaries” Fabric, porcelain, paper, wax, glass domes, clock cases, deconstructed corsets, miniature millinery fantasies, shells……….all brought together … Continue reading

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Royal Ascot hats 2011

The excitement of Royal Ascot looms! It seems this year everyone wants something special, is it because the Royal wedding has put hats back centre stage, or is it that the 300th Anniversary of Royal Ascot is tempting clients to … Continue reading

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work in progress

Hat orders on all sides and yet determined to find time, even it is in the wee hours, for my art pieces…..a little preview of one of the pieces that is taking shape! The studio table is covered in glass … Continue reading

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passion for porcelain!

Ooh, the joy of porcelain……..a new found passion, technically challenging but joyous to work with! I have found a new utterly distracting discipline and can predict another late night in the studio! (making metal note not to get clay on … Continue reading

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Inspirational visit to COLLECT

Feeling a little tired and in need of a break from my own studio I escaped (despite a very long “to do” list) to London to see the Crafts Council COLLECT show at the Saatchi Gallery………a truly inspiring day! The … Continue reading

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celebration party!

What a wonderful Sunday, a house full of my friends, the “Jane Corbett team” drinking and having lunch in the sunshine, relaxing and celebrating all together while our (combined) brood of 12 children leap around in the garden! A sunny … Continue reading

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