Artist in Residence – Jean Jewer

‘I am presently living in Toronto, originally A native of Newfoundland. I am an interdisciplinary artist addressing themes of identity, memory and impermanence while working across various mediums including painting, photography, collage and printmaking. I was brought up on the remote coast in a small fishing community on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland and the resonance of my past has a vital presence in the production of my current work. I studied Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba, have exhibited extensively across Canada and my work can be found in corporate and private collections nationally and abroad. While I am here in Skagaströnd, I am continuing with printmaking and photography.’