Dorset and London-based artist and published author Jenny Hawke works in watercolour, ink, and acrylic, creating vibrant and colourful depictions of nature, spirituality, and everyday life. 

 

Working with watercolour and acrylic ink, Jenny loves the unpredictability of the medium as well as the vibrancy and fluidity of the colours it produces on the page. She hopes her paintings of nature convey a sense of peace, asking the viewer to pause and take time to reflect.

Jenny learnt much of her painting from her father, the artist and author Eddie Askew - whose art and books have inspired many.

She has exhibited regularly for fifteen years in Surrey and in London. She also posts a thought for the day and a recent painting each day  on her Facebook page, which can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/apaintingaday2013

 

Enjoy her colourful process-based paintings and illustrations. 

 

Clients include:

CPO Christian Publishing and Outreach, ROOTS Magazine, Preach Magazine, The Leprosy Mission, and Magnet Magazine.

 

Past exhibitions, projects, and publications:

2020:

- Working on a series of landscape illustrations in collaboration with a major UK Publisher for an upcoming book

- Art for Action Online Auction, Summer 2020

Paintings stocked in the Grange Gallery, Wareham

- Paintings available 

2019

- Artist Open House, May 2019

- Rollington Barn Exhibition, Purbeck Art Weeks 

- Exhibited in The Cove Gallery Weymouth and the Grange Gallery, Wareham

- National Trust two-day workshop leader, Corfe Castle

- Solo exhibition at Arne Nature Reserve, Dorset

2018

- Rollington Barn Exhibition, Purbeck Art Weeks 

- Boilerhouse Gallery Christmas Market, Corfe Castle, Dorset 

- Guest Artist Exhibition, Purbeck New Wave Gallery, Swanage

- Guest Illustrator, Sketch Event, RSPB Arne Nature Reserve

- Makers of Lovely Things Christmas Market 2018, Balham, London

2017              

- Joint Exhibition at Purbeck Artisans Yard, Wareham

- Group Art Exhibition, St. Paul's Church, Banstead, Surrey

- Makers of Lovely Things Christmas Market 2017, Balham, London

2015/2016                 

- Group exhibition at St. Paul's Church, Banstead

- Solo exhibition at the Social Pantry, Clapham

- Christmas Craft Fair, Guildford Cathedral, Guildford, Surrey

- Surrey Art Fairs Collective Pop-Up, Redhill Belfry, Redhill, Surrey 

- Surrey Art Fairs Collective Exhibition, Redhill Belfry, Surrey           

- 'Colour of Creation' solo show at Guildford Cathedral

2012/2014                 

- Solo show at Lantern Arts Centre, Raynes Park

- 'The Journey' solo show at Guildford Cathedral

2009-2013   

- Annual stall-holder at Christian Resources Exhibition, Sandown  

- Group Exhibition at Soho Gallery

2007/2008            

Solo exhibitions Bourne Hall, Ewell, Surrey

ABOUT THE ARTIST

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Jenny's recent 'One Friday Project' was showcased on BBC1's Songs of Praise, on 05/03/17. You can watch the episode on Catch Up here: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08hwmjx

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