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Monday, November 16, 2009

Heather Jansch

Born in the greater London area, sculptor Heather Jansch now makes her home in Devon and is famous for her figures of horses and now other animals done in driftwood from the Devon coast and fallen oakwood collected around her country home.

Heather Jansch

Heather's love of horses saw her first make a living painting equestrian commissions, then experimenting with horse sculptures from wire before moving on to the larger wooden forms, which have made her fame and fortune.

Heather Jansch

Heather's studio in Olchard north of Newton Abbot can be visited each year during the Devon Open Studios event, which was held this year from 5-20 September.

Heather Jansch

In 1999 Heather was part of the millennium exhibition "The Shape of the Century - One Hundred Year of British Sculpture" which brought her work to a wider, international audience.

Heather Jansch

Heather Jansch
Sedgewell Coach House
Newton Abbot
Devon TQ12 3GU
Tel: 07775 840 513

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1 comment:

ArtyNess said...

See more of Heather Jansch's amazing work on her website: http://www.heatherjansch.com