I grew up in a carpenters workshop – my mum made extra money by painting on pine furniture that my step father had made. Decades later, having toyed with the odd painted cupboard, I am wondering whether paintings aren’t altogether better presented on a three dimensional object. Here is my first tester. It’s not-very-imaginatively called… Continue reading Furniture as a canvas
I’ve made 20 paintings in the past few months. Exhausted, but I’m enjoying a new style – something closer to my 1980s Bristol roots. At the moment the majority of works are for sale through an arts publishing house (Creative Fine Arts), but I have also made one special one in a slightly different style (“Look… Continue reading Caz Art
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I met Jack Lewis when I first moved to Stroud in 2015. He was a wonderful talker and told great stories of his childhood in Stroud, I warmed to him straight away. Jack was born in Stroud in 1936 and went to Wycliffe School in the town, and although he stayed in…
“Weird and Wonderful” the local newspaper called it. This is the exhibition that sneaked up on a small town and helped launch its annual arts festival in style. The creators of this show are a modest, unassuming bunch who usually work in the shadows of another, let’s be honest, more famous artist. Unused to the limelight… Continue reading STAFF ONLY Exhibition Review – Stroud
Caz is the alter-ego of artist Caroline Jaine. Caz makes site-specific street art and Caroline Jaine makes paintings of her work. In her first venture she stays close to home and celebrate Stroud’s bee guardianship status on the window of a building in the centre of town (the same building is used to host Caz’s… Continue reading Who is Caz?
I’ve been looking through old sketchbooks and notebooks lately. I’m sad that I don’t really keep an active sketchbook these days, but I’m very pleased that I did in the past – especially as a young woman. Here a self portrait made in Israel aged about 21, having recently lost my first husband. To say… Continue reading The diary of an artist: Israel 1991
It’s the time of year for writing Christmas cards and mulling over the past year. I wanted to give you an update on how things are going for me. In the past year, 11 new people have paintings or drawings by me, and for the first half of the year I was very much focussed on… Continue reading CAROLINE JAINE: End of Year Update