FOLEY, Jennie

1948 - ?

Jennie Foley

Jennifer Morys Foley, was born at Ipoh, Malaysia in 1948, her mother's maiden name was Hellendoorn and her father was employed by Malayan Railways. She married at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire in 1975, Anthony P. Morris, but still paints under the name of Jennie Foley. Jennie spent more than 30 years working and exhibiting as an international textile designer and some 15 years of part-time teaching in the Printed Textile and Surface Pattern departments of Manchester Polytechnic, the North Staffs Polytechnic and as a visiting lecturer and moderator in other colleges in the UK. Jennie is now putting paint to paper and her designs have been produced on interior fabrics, wallpapers, bedding, rugs, paper goods and ceramic products all over the world, predominantly in the USA. Jennie works mostly on paper using mixed media and with a particular interest in colour. Her sources range from the everyday views of the minutiae of life as well as landscapes, travels and memories. In 2004, Jennie and her husband moved from Manchester to London and has a studio at 10 Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh, Suffolk and has exhibited locally at The Aldeburgh Gallery, 143 High Street, Aldeburgh.




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