Jane Jarvis

Curriculum Vitae –Jane Evelyn Jarvis NDP(FA), BA(FA), HED

Tertiary Education

1976 – 1978 Technikon Natal (Durban)

National Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Arts)
Major – Painting
Minor – Graphics

Awarded Emma Smith Scholarship for final year of study
Sam Newton trophy for top final year student
1979 Technikon Natal (Durban)

Completed Three Month Secretarial Course offered to Post-Graduates
Approached by Mr. Hugh Dent (Head of Fine Art Department) to tutor adult part-time classes
1993 – 1997 University of South Africa

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts)
Work chosen for travelling ‘Works on Paper’ Student Exhibition
Work chosen for Student Exhibition at African Window Museum, Pretoria
 1998 Invited to the 6th Biennale of Contemporary Art, Seychelles, as exhibitor
Work entitled ‘Remembrance Plaques’ now in permanent collection of Seychelles National Art Gallery, Victoria, Mahe
1999 – 2000 University of South Africa
Post-Graduate Higher Education Diploma

Post-Graduate Practice/Exhibitions
1990 Member of Association of Potters of South Africa  
1990 – 1992 Exhibited with APSA (KwaZulu-Natal Region) Ceramics
Exhibition, Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg (1990 and 1992)
Durban Art Gallery (1991)
1998 Staged exhibition of large body of mixed media work entitled ’Transience, Two Spiritual Journeys’ at NSA
(Natal Society of Arts) Gallery, Durban
 1999 South African Council for Educators
2004 Women’s Day – Imvubelo Exhibition, Durban Art Gallery
2010 Women’s Day Celebration Exhibition, Durban Art Gallery
2011 Potters’ Association Exhibition, artspace, Durban

Employment History
1980 – 1982 Employed at Blakey and Hope and Steelbrite Westvaal as Draughtswoman responsible for office, kitchen, laboratory and theatre design  
1998 – 2001 Part time teaching at St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls Extra curricular black and white Photography classes – Grades 9 to 12 On school marking panel for Grades 11 and 12 for Art Practical  
2002 to 2004 Teaching at Hillcrest High School History of Art and Art Practical for Grades 8 to 12

Extra curricular black and white Photography classes at both St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls and Hillcrest High  


2005 to 2010 Head of Visual Art at St Mary’s DSG, Kloof. Extra curricular photoshop classes.
2008 Assessors course on Outcomes Based Assessment – ETDP.SETA  
2009 Regional Portfolio Moderator for Visual Arts  

Personal Extension
Ceramics Terracotta, Glazed earthenware, Glazed stoneware.
Ceramics at Fat Tuesday, Kloof
2010 : Two day workshop with Hennie Meyer at Johannesburg Clay Festival  
Photography Black and white (darkroom) and Photoshop for source material  
Sewing: Interested in textures of fabrics.  
Voluntary Teaching Presently teach visual art and crafts to Grade 7′s at Intongela Primary School, Valley of a Thousand Hills  

Exhibitions at the KZNSA

finders, keepers, arrangements, obsessions
Park Contemporary Gallery