About Jane Glue

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Jane and her twin sister Judith were born in Orkney in 1958. There parents Don and Ella Glue met during WW2 when Don's ship the HMS Rodney was based in Scapa Flow.
Jane and Judith always had a keen interest in art. In 1976 Jane attended Grays school of Art, Aberdeen, later attending Harrow College in Middlesex graduating in Illustration in 1985. In 1987 Jane opened her business Shorelines Gallery at the back of her sister Judith Glue's shop in Kirkwall.  Jane spent ten years there, moving to 39 Albert st in Kirkwall for a further ten years, where there was more space to display her original work.

A long term dream had been to own her own property and she bought an almost derelict old smithy in Finstown in 2000. Gradually the property was developed into a large gallery and studio with a self catering house attached to the sea end. In 2005 the new Shorelines Gallery opened and Jane spent ten happy years there.

In 2015 after 30 yrs of painting Jane decided to sell the gallery and moved into studio space at The Creative Hub in Kirkwall. This enabled her to have more time to paint and not so tied to the opening hours of a shop/gallery.

In 2020 she launched this new website and on line shop consisting of over 35yrs of artwork all available as limited edition prints. Originally Jane always worked in watercolours but gradually she has introduced other mediums such as acrylics, inks and collage. She loves to wander the local beaches and find treasures to add into her paintings!

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