Jessica Brown Fine Art

Save the date!

I can hardly believe it’s nearly time for my first Open Studio, but here we are!  I’ll be showing my work in Market Hall Museum, Market Place, Warwick from 10am-5pm, on Saturday 15th, Saturday 22nd, and Saturday 29th June. I’m delighted to be exhibiting lots of new paintings, and some limited edition prints. Here’s a […]

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Tyck om dej

Words can’t express how much I love Stockholm. I recently visited Sweden’s capital for the first time and instantly fell in love with this archipelago spread across 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges. Its waterfront is alive with boats, from ferries to shuttle you around the city, to sailboats and yachts that cruise out […]

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What your heart would love to say

What is it about travelling that makes the heart sing? I’ve always loved to travel. I’ve been lucky enough to visit some amazing places around the world, and live in a few of them, including, Vienna, San Francisco, Augsburg, and Catania, which led to experiences I will never forget. And there are so many other […]

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A golden thread between us

For a long time I’ve been fascinated by the Eastern story about the ‘red thread of fate’. In this myth, the gods tie an invisible red thread around the ankles, or fingers of those that are destined to meet one another, or help each other in some way. This got me thinking about the connections […]

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A touch of spring in January

On a cold, rainy day in October, I was given a present of a bulb in a little vase of water. An accompanying label told me to put it in a dark cupboard and take it out ten weeks later.  I pretty much forgot about it, but then at Christmas, while looking for candles, I came […]

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Raw and refined

Victor Pasmore is one of my favourite artists. During a recent trip to Malta, I visited the VP museum – a beautiful jewel of an art gallery in Valletta. The little gallery, tucked away in what was once a gunpowder store, has a dozen of his works – mostly from Victor Pasmore’s time living in Malta. […]

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Doing lines

“From a distance it might look straight, but when you get up close, you can always see the line waver. And that’s where the beauty is.”  Margaret Kilgallen It’s been a long winter where I am. But spring is nearly here and I’m looking forward to the longer, lighter days ahead, and the inevitability of […]

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From Venice to Stratford-upon-Avon

I fell in love with Mark Bradford’s artwork when I saw an image of this painting: Working in both paint and collage, Bradford’s abstractions incorporate many layers, using elements from daily life such as posters, scraps of paper, and even the squares of paper used to dye hair in hair salons (Bradford’s Mum was a […]

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Summer Art Update

A whistle-stop tour, took us from a grey, wet England to the baroque mansions of Valletta, Malta, surrounded by sea and bright blue sky, then on to the historic town of Como on the famous lakeside, and finally to Venice where there was inspiration overload! We were in Venice mainly to visit  Biennale Arte 2017. […]

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