This week students and staff are eagerly anticipating our Friday Professional Practice talk from alumni and tutor Jane Hyslop. The illustration department enjoys weekly tutorials from Jane in creating drawing journals, book binding and all things intricate and precise. After sharing in her vast knowledge, we look forward to adventuring into Jane’s own practice and hearing about her experience as a successful book artist and printmaker.
In her personal practice Jane has documented the decline of the mining industry, the dereliction of former mine workings and railways in parallel with the regeneration of the land in her native Midlothian. The flora and fauna that quickly populate deserted places fascinate her and recording this ongoing transformation is at the forefront of her work.
We look forward to hearing more about this fascinating ongoing project, her history with the University and her plans for the future.
See more of Jane’s work at: