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b. 1951, Australia

Jenny Watson Biography

Jenny Watson was born in 1951 in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her Diploma of Painting, National Gallery of Victoria Art School, Melbourne, Australia (1972) and Diploma of Education, State College of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (1973). From 1978-1984 she was a Partner in Art Projects, Melbourne, (Artist run space). Since 2002 Jenny has been an Adjunct Professor, Queensland College of the Arts, Griffith University, Australia.

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She has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally in countries including London, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, USA, Japan, Canada, UK, Vietnam, Germany, Italy, New Zealand and India. In 1993 Jenny represented Australia at the 45th Venice Biennale, Italy.

Collections include Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Artbank, Sydney; Australian Embassy, Washington; Australian Law Courts, Melbourne; Vienna Academy of Arts and Craft, Vienna, Austria; Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan. Jenny currently lives and works in Queensland, Australia.

Jenny Watson Featured Artworks

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Green with envy and it's windy by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting, textile
Jenny WatsonGreen with envy and it's windy, 2020acrylic on French satin and tapestry template
126 x 140 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Night weaver by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting, textile
Jenny WatsonNight weaver, 2020Acrylic on French satin and French tapestry template
134 x 136 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Pink poppy 60's girl by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting, textile
Jenny WatsonPink poppy 60's girl, 2020acrylic on French satin and tapestry template
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Under Heaven by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting, textile
Jenny WatsonUnder Heaven, 2020acrylic and diamante buttons on French satin and tapestry templates
268 x 130 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Sunshine of your love by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting, textile
Jenny WatsonSunshine of your love, 2020acrylic on French cotton and tapestry template
140 x 137 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Girl in a blindfold from the back, with Kitten and ball of wool by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting
Jenny WatsonGirl in a blindfold from the back, with Kitten and ball of wool, 2019Japanese pigment, acrylic and cardboard decals on rabbit skin glue-printed Belgian linen
255 x 190 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Letter from my home town by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork painting
Jenny WatsonLetter from my home town, 2019acrylic on Italian damask, acrylic on prepared canvas
107 x 71 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Spring by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork mixed media
Jenny WatsonSpring, 1989Oil, collage, beads, rabbit skin glue and material on canvas
204.9 x 250.2 cm
Not for sale
Tarrawarra Museum of Art

Jenny Watson Recent Exhibitions

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