Meet a Maker: Northern Scapes – Jessica Owens 28 Apr


Jessica Owens has been a tenant at Manchester Craft and Design Centre for over ten years and has enjoyed success exhibiting in galleries across the world. Creating distinctive landscapes of the Peak District and Lake District, Jessica’s atmospheric works provoke a feeling of the moment.

She has been commissioned for works that hang all over the world from New York to Hong Kong and she was once commissioned to create four pieces for acclaimed actor John Hannah. Take a look at Jessica’s work on her website or visit her studio here.

Let Me Give You A Little Tip

“Don’t be afraid of getting your hands dirty!….. work acrylic paint into the canvas by hand to create a smooth, sweeping and atmospheric effect. I literally make all my paintings by hand, not the brush!!”

Thanks Jessica!

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