JONES, Olwen

1945 - ?

Olwen Jones

Olwen Elizabeth Jones was born in Hampstead, London in March 1945, she married married at Ealing in 1971, Charles Bartlett and they had one son. Olwen studied at Harrow School of Art, 19601965 and Royal Academy Schools, 19651968, her engraving teacher was Gertrude Hermes (1901-1983). A painter, printmaker and teacher, she was a part-time lecturer at Harrow School of Art, 19701988, lecturing in printmaking at the City and Guilds of London Art School, 19931994. A fellow of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter Etchers. She was a notable watercolourist, her work having a translucent quality and exhibited in many mixed shows, including 'A Survey of Influential East Anglian Artists' at Chappel Galleries, Essex having her first solo show at Zaydler Gallery, 1971 followed by many others including Chappel Galleries, Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames and John Russell Gallery, Ipswich. Olwen gained several prizes, later ones including Chris Beetles Watercolour Prize, 1989 and her work is held at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; Reading Museum and Nuffield Foundation. She lived at lived at St Andrew's House, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex.

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