Jane Sampson

Jane is a a graduate of Exeter University and the Barber institute Birmingham University. She has researched printmaking for Brighton University and is well known for her teaching both there and at her own studio Inkspot Press. She frequently exhibits at the Affordable Art Fair in London and Printfest in Cumbria, and won the John Purcell prize at the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers in London. Her work is in private and corporate collections, at The Mappin Art Gallery and at the Printmakers Council.

Describe your approach to teaching:
Relaxed - with printmaking you learn by practicing, experimenting and making mistakes along the way. My job is to inspire and guide people along this path with the benefit of my experience.

What inspires your own work?
Old photographs, films and books, collage, texture and materials.
My own photographs and drawings and computer manipulations. The process of discovery. The process of transformation. The endless possibilities when combining all of the above.

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