Jessica Zoob Decorex Stand A6
Jessica Zoob trained at Central School of Art and Nottingham University, during which she travelled extensively, spending time on research in China and exploring other parts of Indonesia. For seven years, she worked as a theatre designer at venues including the Bristol Old Vic, the Royal National Theatre and Greenwich Theatre.
Since 2000, Jessica has worked exclusively as an artist from her Lewes home and studio. She exhibits regularly in and around London and has works in private collections worldwide.
Jessica’s paintings are instantly recognisable by her process of building up and scraping back layers of paint, her use of liquid glazes which force her into complete spontaneity and her use of crushed mixed media including gesso, sand, cement or crushed glass and crystal to build up the painting’s underlying structure.
Jessica has been the featured artist at London Design Week in Chelsea Harbour, London. She has had major collections shown at Rove Gallery in Hoxton Square, The Great Room 1508 London and Medici Gallery, Cork Street.
“Zoob’s use of line, texture and colour recall the work of Gerhard Richter’s abstract paintings and the poetic quality of Claude Monet’s later works. However, they are rich in imagination with an innate energy and beauty all of their own.”
Leonie Irvine, Medici Gallery
Recent exhibitions also include: Studio 226, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, Saffron Art Gallery, Battle, Ainscough Contemporary Art, Chelsea; The World, cruise ship, Sheridan Russell Gallery, W1, Cry of the Gulls, Cornwall, Frameworks Creekside Deptford; Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells; Salamander Galleries, Westerham; Financial Services Authority Building, Canary Warf, 110 Gallery, Portobello Road; Stephen Laurence Gallery; Blackheath Halls; Star Gallery Lewes; Flint Lewes, HQ Lewes; The Great Art Fair London; Rochester Gallery, Will’s Art Ware House and at The Affordable Art Fair. Her work is also on display at the lobby of private residential property, The Lancaster’s Hyde Park, and Pavillion C, NeoBankside.
“My environment has always inspired me, whether rural or urban. I love untamed nature, craggy rocks and bleak moors. I find myself fascinated and moved by crumbling plaster walls that reveal the bones of a building and bear its human history in marks and faded paint. This interplay between man and nature often finds its way into my work. I do not usually intend the paintings to be figurative but they are often completed and given meaning by the viewer’s imagination. I may be inspired by a storm, a mountain, or a love affair – or possibly all three,” says Jessica Zoob.
For further information, including details on Jessica Zoob’s annual Open Studio, collection of new miniatures to be shown in Lewes during the Artwave Festival and her presence at Decorex 2012, stand CHELSA6 please visit www.jessicazoobdesire.com
Contact Jessica on 07966 572204, or email@example.com or find her on Facebook.
26 De Montfort Road Lewes East Sussex BN7 1SR UNITED KINGDOM 07966 572 204 Email firstname.lastname@example.org