JAYNE FOSTER: PORTRAITS OF UNKNOWN SITTERS
Art Market|Issue #53 November 2020
Jayne Foster grew up in a small town just north of London. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in fashion and textiles at Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication before attending the Royal College of Art, from where she gained her Master's degree in Womenswear Design.

At the Royal College of Art, she explored a multitude of art and design techniques, focusing on drawing, illustration, and textiles.

Whilst working as a fashion designer in London, she continued to study printmaking at Central St Martin's School of Art and Design, where she discovered the etching press and embarked upon a new approach to her work.

After moving to California in 2012, Jayne focused on her love of printmaking, studying the craft's technical aspects in great detail and developing a signature approach, which is evident in her contemporary work. Jayne's extensive knowledge and experience of fashion, textiles, and illustration form the backbone of her practice, and through her work, explores themes of voyeurism, portraiture, and representations of the female form, leaning heavily on the richness of fashion and representations of femininity.

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