Strange Beauty is a collection of art videos about the oil industry in Lambton County, Ontario. Their intention is aesthetic, that is to show how visually intriguing are the oil fields and the chemical industry in this area.
Jane Austin has been a practicing artist for over 35 years. She has worked in the disciplines of painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. for the past six years she has been concentrating on video, photography and installation with an emphasis on landscape. She works from her studios in Petrolia and on Manitoulin Island.