Jenny Roe

Jenny Roe

  • Biography

     My name is Jenny Rose and I have been a practising artist for more than 40 years, running workshops, teaching and exhibiting. I completed a bachelor of arts, majoring in fine arts ceramics at R.M.I?t. In 1985 an am still very passionate about communicating to others through Art practices.
    In 1989 I was offered a residency at 'The Elms, and worked closely with aboriginal Artist, Biggi Bills and it was through this association that I was introduced to the Barwon Aboriginal Community and became the Arts Coordinator for their newly established Arts Centre.  I ran ceramic workshops for the local community, teaching them a new medium that would allow them to express their heritage in a new creative form.  The success of this group lead onto estanother 
    community Arts group in Walgett, agin introducing the community group to ceramic practices for expressing their stories.
     Communicating to others and teaching them new skills is totally fulfilling and gives me joy to participate and be involved in all kinds of community activities involving the arts, such as open studio programs and running  classes and workshops for the local community. 
    In 2006 I was employed as the creative liason for Montessori Primary Schools new music room development, to create a mural that in essence had to portray movement and the the children had some input into the visual design.  So each child painted a river stone which was then incorporated into the mosaic, which wrapped around the building.  The effect represented the aesthetic of the space and enhanced the environment around.
    I worked for  Art Masters, a community based Art school for ten years until 2012 when I became the Principal Art teacher at Montmorency Primary School.  Unfortunately I found the environment extremely restrictive for myself and the children which lead me to establishing my own Art school, The Second Avenue Art School & Working Studio', where both children and adults are given a lot more freedom with their Artisit.

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Jenny Roe

Sophia
910 x 600 x 30cm Mixed media $600.00

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Hopeful
910 x 600 x 30cm Mixed media $600.00

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Butterfly
935 x 935 x 30cm Acrylic $1,250.00

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Sylvie
870 x 870 x 30cm Acrylic $1,150.00

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Smokin
870 x 870 x 30cm Acrylic $1,150.00