Buzzing Lavender and Bamboo Chair canvas oil paint mixed media personally signed 2019
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J LH is captivated by the mysterious history and atmosphere of her garden in which a waterfall tumbles down to ever-changing water and it forms the magical border between England and Wales. The last place in Britain where fairies were sited . High above the waterfalls and surrounded by majestic trees the old house and buildings whisper anecdotes of creative visitors across the centuries ranging from JMW Turner to GQs Dylan Jones! The Hay Literature Festival held just across the field each year, brings countless other superstars into the zone. This is where Janet has made a studio. In her early days Janet was a student of The Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art Oxford University.
The love of fabric and pattern around the body led to a Fashion Textiles Degree at Manchester. Shortly after which JLH was created a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, followed by an international career in Fashion selling her label of both menswear and womenswear globally to the best shops of the time. Harrods, HN, Charivari, Seibu, Maxfield ... long list!
Then called up by Central Saint Martins, Alma Mater of Galliano, McQueen, McCartney, Janet taught many brilliant and inspiring designers over 20 yrs including Alexandra Bircken, her leaving Central St Martins was celebrated with a spectacular exhibition of portraits, Janet is currently an advisor to the British Fashion Council. Now she combines elements from fashion, textiles, drawing, and painting in works collected around the world. Splitting her time between Wales and London Janet creates spectacular pieces of the world around her, not necessarily confined to a studio. Red Chair Among Spiky Plants Original is J Lance Hughes new series, Mixed media bursting with colour quintessential British garden scene.
H 29.93 in. x W 20.08 in. x D 1.58 in.H 76 cm x W 51 cm x D 4 cm