Jamie Poole Artist
Jamie Poole is a practicing artist, photographer and teacher,
living and working in Northamptonshire. Since graduating with a
First Class B.A Honours Design: Surface Pattern in 1996, he has
exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. Painting
been the primary focus of his work until recently, when he has also
experimented successfully with text paintings
exciting new way of working with words and imagery that Jamie is
becoming well known for.
Both original artworks and limited edition prints of Jamie's
work are now available to buy.
Prices start at £78 framed prints and £750 for
original paintings. Commissions are also undertaken.
All works come signed and with a certificate of authentication
from the the artist.
Exhibitions Schedule 2015
Saturday 28th February - Saturday 11th
April -Town and County Spring Exhibition.
Saturday 7th March - Saturday 21st March - Solo Show and
retreat day (7th March) at Bishop Street, Methodist
Kettering Open Art Exhibition. I will
be submitting work for this show on the 9th April.
Greenbelt Festival - 'Baptism' at the Allotment
Gallery, Saturday 29th August, 1-5pm
Saturday September 5th (Carnival Day) -
Irthlingborough Methodist Church.
Text Art Workshop and exhibition.
Saturday 29th August - Saturday 26 September. Open Studios
at The Primrose Gallery Northampton and Central
Town and County Annual Art Show. Northampton Museum and Art
The Nieman Foundation Commission - Harvard
For the magazine's cover, British artist Jamie
Poole based his portrait of Agnes Wahl Nieman on one
of only two known images of her—a small engraving from a
collage published in The Milwaukee Journal in 1916—and on the
physical description she provided in her 1891 passport application:
light brown hair, bluish-gray eyes, and fair complexion. Using
portraits of Agnes’s mother and father as references, he
worked with cut pages from Nieman Reports and from the
Foundation’s archival material to create this
'Sophie' Collaged poems on board 2011
The things that make people who they are come from their
experiences of the world around them and the people they meet.
For Sophie, the sitter in this portrait, English
literature has been a great passion. The verses of a specially
selected collection of poems have been carefully dissected and
layered on the support of this painting to create her portrait. The
text meanders and flows around the curves of her features and is
embedded deep in her eyes creating an intricate mosaic surface. The
tales in the typography have become entwined within her image and
are part of Sophie’s identity.The creation of this work has
been an intimate meditation and contemplation of the sitter. Jamie
Poole has created a portrait that brings him closer to his subject.
The narratives that are collaged create bonds between his practice
through the process and the relationship of the artist to his
sitter. As text is layered the words, lines and phrases are
repeated and embedded into the work creating a unifying
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