Shelley Jamaine Art

Original Paintings and Drawings

    A bit about my art practice

    Originally from West Yorkshire, I have exhibited my art work nationally and I sell my art work both nationally and internationally. I work from my studio in Essex where I spend the majority of my time painting and planning my next works. Along with producing one off original pieces of various different sized and mediums, I have also done some large mural commissions.
    I studied Painting and Drawing at Huddersfield University, graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons in Fine Art Painting and Drawing and I was awarded a prize for the highest marks on my first year of this course.
    I have worked as a professional artist since graduating. I also studied textiles at Bradford College during my art foundation course where I was awarded a merit with distinction and I feel this vital part of my art education now feeds back into my work when I make my textile mixed media art works and works involving intense colour and pattern.
    I am inspired by decaying nature, bright colours and all things to do with the Gothic subculture. I like to combine my favourite inspirations in an overall new Gothic expressionistic art style, so much of my work has Gothic symbolism or motifs such as skulls and abstracted skeletal shapes with bright contrasting colours. I like the contrast between these two opposing styles.
    I am particularly interested in natural forms and textures and the feelings they can evoke when used within contemporary art work. I like to imitate or embody these specific interests within my art works and I often to this within imaginary forest landscapes that I create. I also make finely detailed purely abstract paintings that are inspired by human anatomy, skeletal shapes,abstract expressionism and experimentation.
    Other links to my online art galleries featuring my art works for sale...

    Here is a link to my Flickr page so you can see my other works;
    You can also find my artists blog page on Facebook as Shelley Jamaine Fine Art and Crafts where I add new photos and details about the new art works I have been making.
    I also have an Etsy shop online called ShelleyJamaineArt where I have a variety of my art works for sale. I sell the majority of my art work in my Ebay gallery under the seller name shelleyjamainefineartistartseller and my other Ebay gallery is called artygiftshop so you can search for my art works for sale there using these names.
    I add fresh new works to my gallery shop here every week as I finish my new paintings, so do keep checking back there to see my new works.
    Posting and packaging of my artworks...
    All my paintings I sell are well bubble wrapped and boxed ( I custom box my larger paintings ) before posting to ensure the paintings get to you in perfect condition. Happy art browsing and thank you for viewing my gallery :-)