Jenny Tyson trained at Simis in Florence, Byam Shaw, the Central School and Moray House. She returned to her native Scotland to work in the Ceramic Workshop, Edinburgh and for Richard Demarco. The artist then worked from a London studio, she has been living, teaching and exhibiting in West Sussex for 20 years.
Describe your appreaoch to teaching:
To encourage and develop the student's ideas, skill and work individually. To promote the need to draw and work out ideas and to widen and enhance the student's knowledge of art history.
What inspired your work?
A sense of place; fascination with colour, pattern and repetition all which are found in landscape. History, light, space, music and distance are all stimulants which can initiate a painting.