JANN HAWORTH

(B. 1942, California, USA)

 

Jann Haworth is closely associated with the 60’s Pop Art Movement in Great Britain. A pioneer of soft sculpture, she is also well-known as the co-creator of The Beatles‘ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover.

 

Born in Hollywood California, she attended North Hollywood High, UCLA before leaving for Europe to complete her education at The Slade School of Fine Art in London. She also studied Art History at The Courtauld Institute London and lived in the UK for 30 years holding both U.S. and U.K. citizenships. She now lives and works in Salt Lake City and Sundance UT and is the Creative Director of The Leonardo Museum SLC. Her work has been exhibited in major museums around the world and is included in the permanent collections of institutions such as Tate Modern, the Walker Art Center, and the Smithsonian Institution amongst others.