The Festive Holiday Season Auction

Artist: Jane French Based in Leicester, Jane French is an accomplished figurative artist and portrait painter. She is a proud member of the Contemporary British Portrait Painters collective (CBPP)-a group of some of the best portrait artists working in Britain today. Having originally studied Fine Art at Newcastle University, and later an MA in Design at De Montfort University (Leicester), Jane worked as an illustrator and graphic designer before focusing professionally on her own practice. She is also an art and design tutor, working online and at art centres and FE/HE institutions across the UK. In 2021 she was selected to appear in Sky Arts ‘Portrait Artist of the Year’. She painted comedian/writer/broadcaster Ian Hislop-who chose her painting to take home with him. Also in 2021, Jane painted three portraits for the NHS Heroes project organised by Tom Croft. They formed part of an online exhibition and one of them featured on the front cover of the ‘Portraits for NHS Heroes’ book published by Bloomsbury Publishing. In late 2021 and early 2022, Jane worked on a personal project during which she painted 100 Portraits. Artist: Jane French Oil on Paper Title:Mora 30x40cm Lot:177 Starting bid: $250 UK


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