Jenny Halstead

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Website: www.jennyhalstead.co.uk


Biography

From medical illustration to fine art, from discipline to freedom, but still underpinned by drawing. Form, colour, light – on both landscape and figure - in oil, pastel and water-based mediums.

Jenny studied Art & Design at Sutton and Cheam School of Art and won a Guest Scholarship to Royal Academy Schools, London and then trained in Medical Art.

Worked in various London Teaching Hospitals, illustrating medicine, surgery and anatomy. Free-lance work then offered publications in natural history.

Currently involved with teaching as well as the progression of her own work.

Established Whiteknights Studio Trail – 2001 – to date
Exhibits regularly in London and Southern England
Member of Chelsea Arts Society
Member of the Pastel Society UK
Artist in Residence – Harris Garden, University of Reading
Invited Artist – Henley Royal Regatta 2012


Examples

Female portrait   Jester portrait   Snow house   British portrait

Countryside landscape   Beach landscape   Docks   Market

© Jenny Halstead