Inspired Living Spaces. An exhibition of contemporary art and design

Jane Thompson Art and Made by Pen reunite for Inspired Living Spaces. This exclusive showcase seamlessly melds Jane Thompson's new collection, inspired by her experiences in Tuscany, with the latest season's colourways from Made by Pen.

Opening Event: Thursday 14th March 5.30pm - 8.00pm
Friday 15th March: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 16th March: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 17th March: 10.00am - 2.00pm


Jane Thompson
Jane Thompson presents her beloved Tuscany series, inspired by her residency at Italy's La Macina di San Cresci. These paintings capture the essence of her early morning walks along village roads and her sensory experiences in a new land. She felt awakened by the local scents, tastes, people, tranquil dawns, and distant church bells. These elements highlight the beauty of travel and escape.

Jane works primarily with acrylics, wax pastels, oil sticks, and graphite. She prefers these fast-drying materials as they allow her to capture the spontaneous energy and freedom of the moment. Her paintings express the feelings of a place and experience, often blending elements she's seen and heard into a representation of her emotional experience. This approach weaves parts of her story into the ongoing narrative of time and change.


Made by Pen

Made By Pen (Pen) is a leader in Australian design, known for integrating movement, tactility, and innovative materials into their creations. They are committed to timeless elegance, crafting designs that go beyond the usual limits to add a playful, joyful touch to any space. The studio collaborates with some of the country's most creative designers and architects to produce original and innovative products. Driven by a passion for innovation, Made By Pen designs functional, beautiful, and evolved objects that enhance the spaces where we work, live, and play.

VIEW Paintings from Tuscany Collection

Paintings From Tuscany – A Sense of Place

Selection of works - Jane thompson