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Jeanette Kinsey

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Artwork for Jeanette Kinsey

With the sun on the back

Light shining through

Emerging path

Contemplation

Morning has broken

At the edge of the orchard

Morning after rain

Rise towards heaven

Details

Telephone: 
07896622005
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

Born in Sweden I draws inspiration from the Scandinavian nature as well as the beautiful Marches border country and beyond. My artwork reflects a positive outlook on life and I want my paintings to convey light, hope, freedom and expectation, in the midst of life. The light is central in most of my artwork. I work in a variety of mediums. The main mediums are acrylic and oil, using both brush and palette knife, but I have also developed a passion for charcoal drawing and am exploring the expressiveness of the light and dark that can be achieved in monochrome.
Together with the looser painting style I am also able to draw detailed pet portraits, taking commissions.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Art is a form of expression. Some people can express themselves through words or song. I do it best through painting. It gives me huge satisfaction to squeeze tubes of paint and see the colours that can be achieved when mixing them. When I put the paint on the canvas my heart skip a beat. Signing the finished work makes me feel a sense of pride but also of responsibility that the finished work fairly represents what I set out to convey. Creativity is very important to me and if I can visually communicate hope and light to my audience I have succeeded.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

JeanetteKinseyArt

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I am currently not teaching art

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

1992 Art Foundation
then mainly self taught

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

June 2021 Open Studio
Aug 2021 St Laurence, Ludlow with Ludlow Art Society
Oct 2021 Bearsteps Art Gallery, Shrewsbury
Jan 2022 The Bell, Yarpole
March 2022 Artist of the month, The Gallery, Ludlow
May 2022 St Laurence, Ludlow
Aug 2022 St Laurence, Ludlow
Oct 2022 Bearsteps Art Gallery, Shrewsbury
Dec 2022 The Courtyard, Hereford with Herefordshire Arts and craft Society
Oct 2022 Bearsteps Art Gallery, Shrewsbury
May 2023 Ludlow Mascal Centre Gallery, Ludlow
July 2023 Leominster Tourist Information Gallery, Leominster
Sept 2023 H-art

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Greetings Cards stocked by Yarpole community Shop and Oxenham Art Gallery, Leominster
Paintings hanging and for sale at community pub The Bell, Yarpole
You are welcome to visit my studio by arrangement at any time of the year.

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