MINIATURE MASTERPIECES & HERITAGE COLLECTION

Self Portrait
Size 2"X 3"
JENNY BROOKS Dip.AD, ATC, R.M.S., H.S., M.A.S.F.
Jenny Brooks studied Fine Art at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, Wiltshire and at Goldsmiths' College London. After an extensive teaching career as Head of Art in a south-east London Comprehensive school and later at Riddlesworth Hall, an Independent school in Norfolk, Jenny now combines her commissioned studio work with teaching Fine Art, Miniature and Botanical painting and drawing in Adult Education in the Southwest and at the Wye Valley Arts Centre.



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Jenny is a member of The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers (RMS) and has exhibited annually with them since 1989. She became a Council Member for the Hilliard Society of Miniaturists in 1991, exhibiting annually since 1990. She is also a member of the Miniature Art Society of Florida exhibiting annually in the USA, and has recently become a member of the Canadian Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers. Jenny also has membership with the Beatrix Potter Society.
Other exhibitions include Montelimar France, the Barbican London, Art Expo New York City USA, the Llewellyn Alexander Gallery London, the Michael Stuart Gallery Bristol and the Jersey Art Centre, Channel Isles. In January 1997 she held her first solo exhibition in Bath, Somerset. Her work has been purchased by the Llewellyn Alexander Gallery for their permanent collection.
In March 2002 Jenny exhibited with the Society of Women Artists and in May with the Canadian Miniature Society.
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June 1990 The Suzanne Lucas Best Novice Award The Hilliard Society
November 1993 Gold Bowl Honourable Mention The Royal Miniature Society
January 1994 First in Portrait Miniature Art Society of Florida
June 1994 The Bell Cup for the Best Portrait The Hilliard Society
January 1995 Second in Pencil, Pastel, Scrimshaw Miniature Art Society of Florida
November 1996 The Mundy Sovereign Portrait Award The Royal Miniature Society
January 1998 Second in Drawing & Pastel Miniature Art Society of Florida
June 1998 The Llewellyn Alexander Portrait Award The Hilliard Society
November 1998 Gold Bowl Honourable Mention The Royal Miniature Society
January 1999 First in Pencil, Pastel, Scrimshaw Miniature Art Society of Florida
November 1999 Gold Bowl Honourable Mention The Royal Miniature Society
June 2000 Suzanne Lucas Highly Commended The Hilliard Society
November 2000 The Mundy Soverieign Portrait Award The Royal Miniature Society
June 2001 Suzanne Lucas Commendation The Hilliard Society
November 2001 The Best Group Award The Royal Miniature Society
May 2002 Gold, Bronze and Silver - Best Portrait The Canadian Miniature Society


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