Jane Christina Farley is an artist, researcher and educator. Born in Leicester, educated in Leicester, Leeds and London she has worked as a teacher in Secondary schools, Adult Education, Further Education and National Museums and Art Galleries.
She is currently a lecturer at The National Gallery and provides tailor made lectures for adult and university groups across a wide variety of galleries and museums.
Since completing an MA in Artist-Teachers and Contemporary Practices at Goldsmiths college , University of London in 2010 she has continued to research various artistic themes and produce related art work. She is a member of the Buckinghamshire Visual Image Group and is currently working towards an exhibition in 2021. Further details to follow.
Leicester Polytechnic Pre-diploma course 1971-1972
Leeds University Fine Art B.A. Hons 1972-1976
Goldsmiths College, University of London, Artist-Teachers and Contemporary Practices - awarded with Merit 2007-2010
Work and Experience
Museum Research Assistant - Leicester Museum and Art Gallery
Assistant Museum Curator - Sutton Borough Libraries
Adult Education and Further Education Lecturer - Leeds, Beds, Bucks
Art Teaching - various schools in Bedfordshire
Head of Art Department - Secondary Education P/T and F/T
Gallery Lecturer -The National Gallery, London
Freelance Art Gallery and Museum Lecturer - various adult groups
Member of the Association of Dress Historians
Goldsmiths MA Exhibitions, London 2008, 2009 and 2010
Open Studio 2017
The Workhouse Gallery, Dunstable, Beds. Oct - Nov 2017
Research Paper entitled “British Artists and their Use of Dress as a Means of Self-expression 1910-1920” presented at Association of Dress Historians Conference, London. 26th October 2018