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Jan Blythe

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Skoosh 1, 2015 Found Water Hose , Resin and Wax 19"x 15 1/2"x 12"
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Skoosh 1, 2015 Found Water Hose , Resin and Wax 19"x 15 1/2"x 12"
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Skoosh 2, 2015 Cotton,metal and Rubber 14"x 11"x 9"
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Skoosh 2 (side view), 2015 Cotton, Metal and Rubber 14"x 11"x 9"
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Bunny 1, 2015 Wax. Wood and Plastic 18 X 6 X 7 Inches
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Bunny 1 (side view), 2015 Wax, Wood and Plastic 18 X 6 X 7 Inches
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Bunny 2, 2015 Wax, Wood and Plastic 18"x 7"x 8"
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Bunny 2 (side view), 2015 Wax, Wood and Plastic 18"x 7"x 8"
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Bunny 3, 2015 Wax, Wood and Plastic
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Bunny 3 (side view), 2015 Wax, Wood and Plastic
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Dust bunny 4, 2015 Plastic, Resin and Spray Paint 18"x 7"x 5"
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Dust bunny 5, 2015 Plastic, Resin and Spray Paint 33"x 5"x 6"
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Jumper 1, 2014 Fabric, Resin and Spray Paint 7"x 9"x 8"
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Jumper 1( side view), 2014 Fabric, Resin and Spray Paint 7"x 9"x 8"
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Jumper 2, 2014 Fabric, Resin and Spray Paint 8"x 8"x 8"
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Lost sole 1 , 2015 Cotton, Resin, Spray Paint and Wax 4"x 3"x 3"
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Lost sole 1 ( side view), 2015 Cotton,resin, Spray Paint and Wax 4"x 3"x 3"
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Lost sole 2, 2015 Cotton, Resin, Spray Paint and Wax 4"x 3"x 3"
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Lost sole3, 2015 Cotton, Resin, Spray Paint and Wax 3"x 4"x 4"
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Signs #1, 2007 Wax 3 1/2"x 12 1/2"x 24 1/2"
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Signs #3, 2007 Wax 4 1/2"x 19"x 19"
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Signs #6, 2007 Wax 4"x 7"x 29"
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Signs #4, 2007 Wax 4"x 14"x 28"
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Signs #2, 2007 Wax 3 1/2"x 14"x 19"
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Signs # 7, 2007 Wax 4 1/2"x 17 1/2"x 22"
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Double-cross, 2015 Fabric, Rubber and Wax 23"x 33"x 22"
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My shadow folded, 2006 Acrylic Latex 17"x 14"x 1"
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Fraternal, 2014 Synthetic Wigs and Metal Support 24"x 22"x 8"
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Pushmepullme, 2015 Wood and Plastic 42"x 57"x 16"
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Untitled, 2015 Wood and Acrylic Paint. 180" X 26" X 68"
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Untitlled, 2015 Wood and Acrylic Paint. 180" X 26" X 68"
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Warren, 2015 Wood and Plastic Each Block 16"x 8"x 10",circumference Approx 25 Feet
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Inheritance, 2009 Found Porcelain Cups and Soot 4 1/2"x 72"x 4"
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Step up!, 2008 Stained, Distressed Oak and Painted Mdf Board 47 1/2"x 59"x 24"
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Step up!, 2008 Stained, Distressed Oak and Painted Mdf Board 47 1/2"x 59"x 24"
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Sister/sister, 2009 Found Mirror and Oak Chair Sawn in Half 44 1/2"x 30"x 9"
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Conform, 2007 Cotton Textile and Bleach 25"x 24"
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Yerteasoot Found Tabletop and Sunlight 54" X 33.5" X 1" © Jan Blythe
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Yerteasoot #2, 2008 Ash and Enamel Spray Paint 72"x 60"x 1"
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First dance, 2006 Found Shoes and Wax 7"x 5"x 12"
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Akin, 2006 Cotton Textile, Dirt and Tea Stains 35"x 37"
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Smoke & Mirrors, 2009 Mirror, Soot 17"x27"x3
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Lamentation, 2006 Wax and Tears 1 1/2"x 13"x 12"
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Sole, 2006 Salt, Water and Latex 52"x 8 1/4"x 8 1/2"
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Strain, 2007 Wool, Cotton . 40"x 23"x 15"
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Drooth Sponge and Sink Stopper. 23"x 6 1/2"x 5"
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Step up ! #3, 2008 Acrylic Plexiglass 9"x 19"x 3 3/4"
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Woman murdering a sleeping man, 2014 Ink, Pen, Gouache on Illustration 11 1/2"x 8"
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He wakes up kicking., 2014 Ink, Gouache on Illustration 11 1/2"x 8"
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Odalisque, 2015 Pen, Ink and Gouache on Found Illustration 12 1/2"x 9"
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Family vengeance, 2015 Ink, Gouache and Pencil on Illustration 11 1/2"x 8"
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Damned man, 2015 Ink, Gouache, Watercolor and Pen on Illustration 13 1/2 X 11"
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Mother, 2015 Ink, Gouache and Pencil on Illustration 13 1/2 X 11"
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Revelations of Darius, 2015 Pen, Ink, Gouache on Illustration 13 1/2"x 11"
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Masquerade #5, 2013 Oil on Found Photograph 3 1/2"x 5"
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Masquerade #1, 2013 Oil on Found Photograph 8 1/2"x 6"
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Masquerade #2, 2013 Oil on Found Photograph 8 1/2"x 6"
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Masquerade # 10 Oil on Found Photograph 8 1/2"x 6"
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Masquerade # 3, 2013 Oil on Found Photograph 8 1/2"x 6"
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Masquerade # 9, 2013 Oil on Found Photograph 8 1/2"x 6"
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Masquerade # 4, 2013 8 1/2"x 6"
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Scotland
Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
Statement

Jan was raised in Glasgow, Scotland, a city with a strong arts and cultural heritage.

A painter early on she decided to train as a textile designer and received her BA at Loughborough college of Art in England before moving to California. After building a successful business as a surface designer, Jan returned to her first love fine art.  She pursued her MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute graduating in 2008 and is once again painting, creating installations, sculpture and works on paper.  

Jan’s work has been shown in numerous venues including The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Ana, Root Division, The Lab, Red Poppy Art House, The Soap gallery, Arthaus, Diego Rivera Gallery, and Ebert gallery in San Francisco, The Bruno David Gallery in St Louis, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, Gallery Route One in Point Reyes, CA, The Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, Axis Gallery in Sacramento, and The Cornaro Art Institute, Cyprus

 A cash prize from The Bedford Gallery Guild and Docents Council in Walnut Creek was awarded for her work in 2011.She has been awarded the Djerrassi artist residency for 2012 and The Cornaro Art Institute artist residency for 2013. After completion of her stay at the Djerrassi Jan was awarded the John D and Susan P Diekman Fellowship.