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'exotica' - is a part one, of a documentation of oil paintings produced between 2005-2007 - of things that the artist, Jennie Castle, found 'curiously unusual or excitingly strange' with roots in the African continent.

'exotica - exotica N O I R' - is part two of the documentaion and comprises a selection of artworks created between 2005 - 10 which will be shown as part of a solo exhbition at artSPACE, Berlin : 30th April - 29th May 2010. The book with be available on line at the time of the opening.

All paintings have been created with high quality artists' oils on stretched canvas - some hand-laced with permanent gold and silver pens.

This publication captures the true likeness of the originals....


About the Author

Jennie Castle
Jenperree Bennettsbridge, County Kilkenny, Ireland

Jennie Castle was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia), spent her formative years in Zimbabwe, then moved on to study in South Africa - a year of Bachelor of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town and then several years of Bachelor and Master of Architecture at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban.

The artist now works from her studios 'CASTLERIN Studios and Workshops' in Bennettsbridge, County Kilkenny, Ireland.

Publish Date  March 12, 2010

Dimensions  Small Square  40 pgs Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Fine Art

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Jenperree says

Thanks Cathy! Seeing one's work in print feels so good! No need for an exhibiton! The print quality is excellent, infact sometimes better than the originals........ Jen

posted at 09:27am Mar 15 PST


cathyart says

Stunning work Jennie and so great to see an artist using print on demand books so well. Best wishes, Cathy

posted at 08:59am Mar 15 PST


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