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Artist Works

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    Lorelei Jenner

    LJ West Coast

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    Lorelei Jenner

    LJ Estuary

Artist Biography

In this latest series I have chosen to work from imagination and memory, rather than photos or plein air.

My intention is to create work that is somewhere between Abstract and Landscape, while leaving the viewer space to use their own imagination. The images can be both familiar and interpretive, while at the same time mysterious, atmospheric and other worldly.

My process is strongly intuitive, enjoying and embracing accidents, experimenting with drips, colour bleeding and mark making. I like to work quickly and energetically in an attempt to keep the work fresh and dynamic.

1991   Diploma of Visual Arts from Christchurch Polytechnic
1997   The Robert McDougall Annex, Part of the Furniture group Exhibition
2001   Finalist for The Wallace Art Awards, work exhibited at The Wallace Trust Gallery, Auckland
2002-2003   Illustrated and wrote The Colourful and Slightly Exaggerated Life of Edith Merleau-Ponty, published by The Spencer Burford Group in Australia
2004   Mainland Art Awards Exhibition, Otago Art Society
Fishers Fine Arts, Group Show
Fine Art Expo, Painting purchased for the Christchurch Womens Hospital
2005   Fishers Fine Arts Catalogue Exhibition
2006   Two Group Shows at Fishers Fine Arts
Illustrated the cover of Castlecliff and the Fossil Princess, by Elizabeth Pulford, published by Walker Books, Australia
2007   Dobson Bashford Gallery Solo Show – Remains
Dobson Bashford Christmas Exhibition
Dobson Bashford 20th Anniversary Exhibition
30th Annual Plunket Art Exhibition, Aigantighe Gallery Timaru
2008  Wigs of the Absurd, Salamander Gallery Solo Show,
Little River Gallery Solo Show, Carnival
Long Cottage Gallery, group show, Havelock North
Palette Gallery, Takapuna North Shore
2009   Ng Gallery, The Great Art Auction Exhibition
2013    Peninsula Art Auction Lyttelton
2015    Peninsula Art Auction Lyttelton
2016    Tin Palace Gallery The Great Harbour Basin Exhibition, Lyttelton
2018    Lyttelton Museum Minature Exhibition
2020   Little River Gallery, group show, To Have and to Hold

Artist Exhibitions

  • 23rd Mar 2022 - 9th Apr 2022: Kim Hennessy Lorelei Jenner Douglas Woods

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