HAMILTON, Jane Trevelyan

1950 - ?

Born at Grundisburgh, Suffolk in 1950, daughter of marine painter John Alan Hamilton (1919-1993) and his wife Betty née Roberts. She spent the first six years of her life in West Africa. On completing her schooling she travelled to Italy where she worked and studied for several months before attending Falmouth School of Art 1968, City Guilds School of Art 1970, under James Butler, and part-time at Sir John Cass School of Art in 1979. After art school she trained as a nurse but began sculpting and teaching life drawing at North Oxfordshire College and at Nuneaton College. A member of the Society of Portrait Sculptors and between 1979-2003 had 35 two-man and group show appearances, including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition from 1982 and Chelsea Arts Society 1989. She also had solo exhibitions at Foxhall Gallery, Washington, D.C. 1980 and Emscote Lawn, Warwick 1996. She married artist Simon Allison and now lives at Appletree Lane, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire.

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