SUE JANE TAYLOR

“I had always been aware of the oil industry in Scotland, it was part of contemporary Highland culture. I was born on the Black Isle and whilst growing up there in the 1970s the oil boom hit the Highlands of Scotland. Nigg and Ardersier construction yards flanked the Black Isle. I witnessed the radical changes to the area and the changes it made to peoples’ lives there, both positive and negative.”

Diary extract: Oilwork North Sea Diaries publication

 

ABOUT SUE JANE TAYLOR

Sue Jane Taylor is a visual artist, born and brought up on the Black Isle in the Eastern Highlands of Scotland, where her ancestors have lived for centuries. She studied at Gray’s School of Art Aberdeen, Slade School of Fine Art London and Kungliga Konsthögskolan (The Royal Institute of Art), Stockholm, Sweden.

Maritime Perspectives Collecting Art of a Seafaring Nation

Maritime Perspectives Collecting Art of a Seafaring Nation

Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine 1 June – 21 October 2018 Meet the artist Sue Jane Taylor – Tea, Talk and Tour
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View from the Deck curated by Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

View from the Deck curated by Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

5 May – 31 October 2018   Artworks by Sue Jane Taylor from the Aberdeen Art Gallery’s & Museums’ collection.  In addition,
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Age of Oil touring in association with National Museum of Scotland

Age of Oil touring in association with National Museum of Scotland

Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen 23 March – 8 July 2018 More artefacts and artworks added to original premiere NMS
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Offshore survival training – Vantage card November 2017 – November 2021

Offshore survival training – Vantage card November 2017 – November 2021

I have successfully completed OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization UK) refresher training. Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (including
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Age of Oil touring: exhibition developed in association with National Museums Scotland.

Age of Oil touring: exhibition developed in association with National Museums Scotland.

National Museum Scotland, Edinburgh 21 July – 5th November 2017 University of Aberdeen Special Collections: Sir Duncan Rice Library. 29th March – 8th
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Age of Oil: Final Farewell to Brent Delta Platform

Age of Oil: Final Farewell to Brent Delta Platform

The Brent Field was one of the most lucrative oil discoveries in the North Sea. For forty years its four
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Age of Oil: Observations from an artist in Newfoundland, Canada

Age of Oil: Observations from an artist in Newfoundland, Canada

Work by Sue Jane Taylor forms part of the Age of Oil exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. Sue Jane
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Age Of Oil: Mineworks residency – Landscape art research in Queenstown, Tasmania

Age Of Oil: Mineworks residency – Landscape art research in Queenstown, Tasmania

Work by Sue Jane Taylor forms part of the Age of Oil exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. Sue Jane
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