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Jan Irvine-Nealie (NSW)

Jan Irvine-Nealie uses elements of personal significance in making her own work and has developed this principal motivation through thirty years of evolving her distinctive style. Her artwork is based on an airbrushed composition, similar to a painting, and is embellished by the age old tradition of stitching through layers, achieving an intriguing surface texture. The resulting textile surface is physically strong and aesthetically alluring – mesmerizing to the eye and tempting to touch.

Jan has lectured and taught workshops since the 1970’s. She has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally, is represented in many publications and is held in public and private collections. She lives and works on a rural property near Gulgong in New South Wales.