Jane Bustin

Born 1964 London, Jane Bustin lives and works in London. Graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic (1986); and Hertfordshire College of Art (1983).

Recognised as a painter, Bustin’s practice spans a decade of single works in painting and ceramic as well as installation, text, film and performance. She uses multiple materials and her work is based around the poetic language of painting, modernist literature, feminism and extending the links between craft, concept and movement.

Bustin's work is held in public and private collections including The Zabludowicz Collection, London; The Victoria and Albert Collection, London; Ferens Art Gallery and Museum, Hull; and Goldman Sachs, London.

Selected solo exhibitions include The Colour of Words, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York (2020); Blindspot, Copperfield, London (2019); The Feeling of Things, Fox Jensen, Sydney (2019); Modern Domestics, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York (2017); Fühler, Leslie Gallery, Berlin (2017); Jane Bustin: Rehearsal, Copperfield, London (2016); The Astonishing, Austin Forum, London (2014); Anatole Notes, Testbed1, London (2012); Unseen: A Collaboration with Tracy Chevalier and John Hull, The British Library, London (2009); Paintings 1998-2008, Artprojx Space, London (2008). Selected group exhibitions include Olaph the Oxman curated by Tiago de Abreu Pinto, Copperfield, London (2019); Considered Place, Drum Castle National Trust, Aberdeen (2019); Art Basel Hong Kong, Fox Jensen, Hong Kong (2019); XS, FoxJensenMcCory, Auckland (2018); Sit – In, September Gallery, New York (2018); Combining Materials, Rosenfeld Porcini, London (2017); Modern Domestics, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York (2017); Left to Right, Copperfield, London (2016); Ingredients, Methods, Serving Suggestion, APT Gallery, London (2016); Resistance and Persistence, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2015); ABJAD, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2015).

Awards include the Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Award/Residency, Daugavpils, Latvia (2019); Arts Council England (2006); London Arts Board (1996); and Pollock-Krasner Foundation (1993).

Last updated: 22.04.2021


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