Five Golden Stars International Art Gallery The Netherlands
 
 
 
   
Josephine Wall - Exhibitions

1967 - Following three years at Bournemouth College studying Fine Art, Josephine worked at Poole Pottery as a designer and painter of Delphis Ware (now very collectable), later modeling animals to be displayed at Harrods in London. Her pottery figures include characters from Tolkien’s "Lord of the Rings" and mythological creatures. Certain pieces of this work now form part of a book on the history of Poole Pottery.

1974 - A number of larger paintings were exhibited in Teheran and Tokyo.

1975 - Held her first solo exhibition in Swindon.

1990 - Following a period during which she brought up her three children whilst still exhibiting both locally and abroad, a second solo exhibition was held at the Mayfield Gallery in Bournemouth. Also during this year, Josephine and her paintings were the subject of a special feature on Southern Television in the UK.

1991 - Held her third solo exhibition at the Mayfield Gallery.

1993 - Following a visit to the Spring Fair in Birmingham she signed contracts with F.J.Warren based in Hitchen, England and Wizard and Genius from Switzerland to publish her work in the form of framing prints, posters and cards. These prints are distributed worldwide.

1995 - Josephine’s painting "Dance of all Seasons" was selected for the cover of W&G’s “Cheerful Joys” catalogue.

1996 - Signed a licensing agreement with Art Impressions based in Los Angeles, California, which has led to many new outlets for Josephine’s images. Many products are now produced including cards, stationery, puzzles, journals, bookplates, back to school products, mugs, needlepoint kits and posters, as well as limited edition prints.

1998 - Five original works were selected for an exhibition at London’s prestigious Mall Gallery entitled “Art of the Imagination”. Josephine has subsequently joined the circle of artists in the society of the same name, with the possibility of many more exhibitions worldwide.

1999 – Many products are now produced including cards, stationery, puzzles, journals, bookplates, back to school products, mugs, needlepoint kits and posters, as well as limited edition prints.

2004 – First exhibition at the New York Art Expo, resulting in 6 images being selected for use as Hand Embellished Limited Edition Prints for sale at auctions on board cruise ships around the world.

2005 – Exhibition at New York Art Expo at which my first book was released “The Fantasy World of Josephine Wall”.

Received a nomination for the Artv Awards (like Oscars for art) which is to be held on 28th October this year at the M.G.M.Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

Pop Icon Britney Spears requested the use of a number of images for use on her new website www.britneyspears.com. Britney also purchased a number of Limited Edition prints and Josephine created an original painting for her.

2006 – Leanin’ Tree requested a series of “Zodiac” images which were completed in 6 months, and have proved to be very popular.  They were exhibited all together at Courtenays Fine Art Gallery in Westbourne.  Seven were sold that evening , and the rest soon followed.

Met Maggie & Ric Hilton who purchased the Windcliffe Manor on the Isle of Wight, and converted it to a boutique style 5 star B&B, renaming it “The Enchanted Manor” www.enchantedmanor.co.uk  and basing the fantasy style décor on Jo’s work.  Bought at auction the Manor was featured in the television programme Homes Under the Hammer, and displayed many of Jo’s images.

2007 – Met Dr Pat Sager at Faeriecon in Pensylvania, who offered to promote Jo’s work in the U.S.A.  and Worldwide – in particular originals and Limited Edition Prints.  She also set up a website to offer all Jo Wall products.  She also took on responsibility for coordinating events to promote her work www.josephine-wall-imagination-art.com 

Following the success of her first 6 prints (total of 1200 hand embellished) on Princess Cruises ships a further 4 prints (800 hand embellished ) were chosen to be sold at auctions aboard the 29 ships of the Carnival group. In October she was asked to be Guest Artist on Oriana where she gave painting demonstrations and Q&A sessions, and exhibited 6 originals.

2008 - In March & April Jo did a tour of Georgia & Florida organised by Dr Pat Sager with exhibitions, book signings, and including the Cherry Blossom Ball in Macon.

2009 – Follow up tour of Florida with Dr Pat Sager including the Art Walk in Jacksonville.

Invited to display original work at the Quay Gallery on the Isle of Wight, with other members of the ‘Society for Art of Imagination’.

Invited to be guest artist at a number of Fairy events to meet fans and show work, book signing etc.

Finishing touches made to biography written by Susan D. Brandenburg called “Palette of Dreams”

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