Jenny O’Leary


Jenny O’Leary


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FullSizeRender-1Jenny O’Leary is a textile artist and tutor who lives near Oswestry. Her textile art is inspired by traditional craft techniques which she uses in a contemporary individual style. Batik, on paper, tissue paper and fabric, silk painting, collage, machine embroidery,reverse appliqué and felting and Nuno felting are all used sometimes singly sometime in combination to create pieces of work. Her particular specialism is batik on tissue. Jenny makes framed work and work on canvas, cushions, bags and scarves.

As a contrast to her textiles Jenny also produces large scale mosaics by commission.

Jenny has taught art in Shropshire for many years to children and adults and runs her own textile art courses. She offers talks, demonstrations and workshops locally and around the UK, as well as exhibiting her work in galleries and craft shops. She is a member of The Batik Guild as well as the SGCC.