About the artist

Sculptures hand-carved in alabaster, soapstone, onyx, slate and marble. Paintings in ink.

Personal Statement

Jane hand-carves stone, mainly alabaster, soapstone, onyx and slate. Much of her time is spent learning how the material qualities of stone can be balanced with her own ideas and inspirations. She explores its texture, translucency, the roughness of natural stone and its appearance when smoothed. She investigates its ability to hold the tool marks and gestures that reveal the presence of the artist. A new area being explored is a response to textures in the landscape, using free-flowing acrylic inks. Jane works in her studio in Chilgrove and has recently completed an MFA in Sculpture at West Dean College. Last summer Jane was a featured sculptor at the biennial Doddington Hall Sculpture Exhibition.

  • Jane Fremantle
  • Studio Information

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    Studio Address

    Courtyard Studios, Crows Hall Farm, Chilgrove PO18 9HP

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    Studio Telephone

  • Studio Access

    Wheelchair Access


    Bank Holiday


  • Directions

    A286 north from Chichester. After Lavant, fork left onto B2141 Chilgrove/Petersfield road. After a mile, the studios are on left, signposted "The Courtyard".

Jane Fremantle

Courtyard Studios, Crows Hall Farm, Chilgrove PO18 9HP

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