Past Artist In Residence
Jennifer Trouton was a visiting artist-in-resident, from the Queen Street Studios of Belfast, at 18th Street for two months in 1999. Her residency. While in Los Angeles, Trouton presented a series of mixed media works on canvas based on the history and traditions of women in Northern Ireland. Her work was most recently seen in the group exhibition at University of Nevada Las Vegas, “Daughters of the Middle Border”, featuring twelve contemporary Northern Irish artists. Also while here, she debut her exhibition, Mould, which was a selection from a larger body of work entitled, Select Your Pattern Pieces According to the View You Have Chosen, to be a part of the 1999 LA International Biennial Art Invitational. The work of Mould dealt primarily with the tradition of dressmaking within my family history, particularly my mother.