Art Should Be Liberated…Why Not in a Jazz Club? Artist Jane Webster

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Fine artist Jane Webster exhibits at Sarah’s Jazz Club from October 28th to November 10th, inspired by the jazzy ambiance and good energy in the space.

“Once a painting is completed, what happens to it? Under the bed, behind the wardrobe? No! I must liberate it, send it on its journey. As far as I am concerned it does not exist as a work of art until it is out there – for people to look at, to love or loathe it, to discuss it, think about it, maybe even buy it! And the best place for this to happen? Well, maybe a jazz club,” says Jane.

The exhibition can be viewed Wednesdays – Saturdays from 11am to 11:30PM. During live jazz events, entrance is subject to the ticket price.

Jane works from her studio in Limassol and has painted for over 50 years. She cannot remember ever wanting to do anything else. She has a degree in Fine Art and postgraduate Art Teacher Certificate, as well as being qualified in Ceramics and Stained Glass. Jane exhibits in galleries in the UK and Cyprus, but often wonders why she imprisons her work in those places.

“As a life- long fan of modern jazz, Sarah’s is the perfect venue to display my work – I hope my paintings will be an unexpected treat for people who come to meet friends and listen to music,” says Jane.

There are two main themes in her work; Still Life and Abstracts. Recently, Jane has started painting on found pieces of wood and is fascinated by the way they look like fragments of ancient paintings rediscovered.

“I love the beauty of ordinary everyday stuff – and I like to make it more beautiful,” she says.

“My work is not only about colour, composition and subject matter, it’s also about ideas and thought, emotion and memory – a fusion of the world I see and the turmoil of what is inside of me,” says Jane.

About Sarah’s Jazz Club

Sarah’s Jazz Club is dedicated to the exciting and quality arts of jazz and blues. Its main aims are to support and showcase Cypriot musicians and build cultural bridges with musicians abroad. The cultural and live music entertainment centre opened in April 2017 in the capital Nicosia. It is located in a multi-cultural neighborhood just off OXI roundabout in the city centre.

Music lovers can enjoy live jazz and blues every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.  Running parallel to the live concerts are inspiring art exhibitions in the venue’s gallery.

SJC is the brainchild of Jazz Arts & Communications. It was founded by jazz singer Sarah Fenwick and Director Savvas Hadjigeorgiou.

Opening hours:  

Wednesdays to Saturdays 11am – 6pm for Art Exhibitions.

Wednesdays to Saturdays. 8:30pm-1am for live Jazz and Blues.

Bookings and performance information is on www.sarahsjazzclub.com or via the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sarahsjazzclub/

Contact details:

Xanthis Xenierou 35,

Nicosia 1015.

Tel: +357 95147711

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