Janet Treloar was born in Helston, West Cornwall and spent a year at Penzance School of Art before studying at Somerville College, Oxford, where she gained an MA. After many years spent in various locations abroad, where she both continued her art studies and exhibited, she returned to the UK in the 1980s.
She is currently Senior Vice-President of the Royal Watercolour Society, and divides her time between Cornwall and London. Her daughter is the painter Alice MUMFORD. Her works were included in the first exhibition of the RWS to be held in Cornwall, which took place at the Royal Cornwall Museum at the end of 2010.
She is exhibiting in July 2011 at the Lander Gallery, Truro, with paintings of Botallack and St Ives.
Painter of landscapes in watercolour.
works and access
'Blue-framed Botallack'; 'Rinsey Cliffs & Mine'; 'Western Ghats, Evening, Maharashtra'
Public collections in Norway, Zagreb and Dubrovnik
RA Summer show
Royal West of England Academy
'The Romanesque Arch : a Visual Language for Europe' - solo show in 2005 at Piers Feetham Gallery, London
'Russia's Hero Cities' in 2005 at the Russian Embassy, London
Royal Watercolour Society exhibition at Royal Cornwall Museum in 2010
Lander Gallery, Truro, July 2011
Royal Watercolour Society (Senior Vice-President)
Chelsea Art Society
misc further info
Buckman, D (2006) Artists in Britain since 1945
Lander Gallery notes, 2011 - Summer exhibitions