Lewes Artwave, The Modern House, Ringmer
The Modern Pantry Restaurant, Clerkenwell, London EC1
Keizer Frames Gallery, Pastorale Antiques, Malling Street, Lewes
Pelham House Hotel, Lewes
The Fairfax Gallery, Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells.
Brighton Art Fair, The Dome, Brighton
Pastel Society Annual Show, (2016,2017,2018 2022) Mall Galleries, London
Lewes Artwave Festival, (2016-22) Pastoral Antiques, Malling Street,Lewes and Made In Isfield
Participated in Portraits for Heroes, 2020
The Sussex Contemporary exhibition, Brighton 360, 2022
Janine Shute and Friends, Island Fine Arts, Sandown, Isle of White. Exhibiton runs from April 1st.
Janine Shute was born in Manchester in 1966. She studied at Rochdale School of Art and Humberside School of Art and Design where she completed her BA (hons) in Graphic Design. After graduating in 1988 Janine moved to London and worked as a graphic Designer and later Magazine Art Director and freelancer on titles such a Sugar and B magazine, Tatler, Elle Decoration, New Woman and Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Alonside her design work Janine kept up with her Life Drawing and in 2001 moved from London to where she lives now on a farm in Rural Sussex half an hour from the bustling Art scene of Brighton and amongst the diverse local artists and makers of Lewes.
In 2015 Janine started her current still life work in Pastel with particular interest in Form and Light. Taking everyday vintage utility objects and capturing the purity of there design and sculptural beauty moving toward texture and strength in the original material. Her current body of work Teaspoons on Tea Chests plays with the relationship between the teaspoon and the history of the tea we use while drawing on the actual tea chest panels lends a 3 dimensional ephemeral feel to the work.
Her work has been successfully exhibited at the Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries with purchased work going to Hong Kong as well as the UK market and winning the Catalogue Prize (2nd) in 2021.