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Eden artist Alex Jakob-Whitworth has been painting since her early childhood, painting,
drawing, and responding to what she sees has always been a method of exploration and
thinking for her.
Painting, drawing and experimenting with different media is a source of
fulfilment, learning, and a way of processing both information, and her own reactions to it.
Sharing with others is something she is passionate about and has been doing since 1990.
Alex uses several media - oil and watercolour, acrylics, mixed media and other 2-
dimensional materials. Experimenting with 'found' objects - wire, textiles and various tactile
items also forms part of her work.
Something’s hold particular meanings for Alex - horses, landscape-work and domestic
objects. She is particularly influenced by the shapes and textures made by the line of the
North Pennines, and find that she is beginning to follow wider, more abstract paths and
Although 2-dimensional work (e.g. painting and drawing) have been her priority and
specialism in general.
photography and its possibilities, - and she is extending what she does into different
materials and approaches.
Alex teaches at Adult Education, and delivers workshops and demonstrations to schools,
art groups and conferences. (Insured, qualified and enhanced CRB).
Alex is also a trained printmaker, love experimenting with
two workshops while exhibiting at High Head Gallery, one on 20th March – ‘Painting in
charcoal’ and 3rd April ‘Animal Drama’ for adults and children. For more information ring