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Jennylynd James

Jennylynd James

Fine Artist, Toronto, Canada

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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY
Jennylynd James studied Food Science at McGill University, Canada and continued working in this field for over 15 years in Florida, California, the Republic of Ireland, the Caribbean, and Canada. In Ireland, Jennylynd discovered her hidden talent for drawing and painting through private instructors in Waterford, and was introduced to oil painting, portraiture and sketching. She uses the vivid colours of her heritage to influence her work. Jennylynd now lives in Bloor West Village, Toronto where she has embraced self expression in art as a new lifestyle. Her artwork is held in collections in Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT
I am a life long singer and musician with recent work focusing on my passion with music and the arts. From childhood I played the piano and have always sung as a soprano with large chorale ensembles. Paintings capture musicians and singers in various poses of joy as they make music to feed the soul!

AWARDS
Painting "Serenity" featured in Saatchi Art Collection, 2017.

Honourable mention award in the acrylic category at the 2015 Art in the Valley, Juried Fall Show of the Society of York Regional Artists (SOYRA), Aurora, Ontario.

 

Musical Inspirations

Water scenes and the countryside

Memories of Rajasthan India

Portraits and People

Flowers

Urban Toronto

Tropical Scenes

Dance and Movement

Carnival Scenes

Carnival Characters

Long-time Mas and Traditional Costumes

Drawings

Kiddies Carnival

Religious Ceremonies

Hats and Fascinators