We are delighted to welcome back the legendary Gina Southgate as this year's Cambridge Jazz Festival Live Painting Artist in Residence. Gina will be live painting at a number of key live music events at the Festival:
Nov 10 The Brass Funkeys
Nov 19 Jazz In The Round
Nov 26 Zara McFarlane Duo
Nov 27 Omar + QCBA
An exhibition of her paintings will take place at Storey's Field Centre, Eddington for two weeks from Sat Nov 19th 2022.
'My live painting is concerned with the essence of the moment and my alignment to that moment. A musician's unique relationship with their instrument informs my visual response'
Gina Southgate is a live painter, best known on the UK's international jazz scene where she produces spectacular, qualitative, real time paintings. For three decades she's painted at gigs and festivals capturing the vitality and nuance in her unique portraits of world class musicians
Her original paintings and limited edition prints hang in public and private collections worldwide. She has collaborated with, been resident artist for and exhibited at (among others); EFG London Jazz Festival, We Out Here Festival, Gateshead International Jazz festival, All Tomorrows Parties, Jazz Leeds, Jazz North East, Jazz in the Round, Jazz on 3, Vortex Jazz, UK. Jazzahead!, Konfrontationen, and Kaleidophon Festivals, Europe. Vision Festival, USA.