Nelson’s artist’s career flourishes after moving to
Her first success was when she was selected to exhibit in the UKs John Laing National Exhibition then going on to sell in the UK, Europe and America. Her first visit to New Zealand was when she and her husband attended their eldest daughters wedding in 2002. She was smitten by New Zealand and it became clear to her that it was an artists paradise. In 2003/2004 along with their youngest daughter, they emigrated from England. Her first success was in 2010. Yellow Pages Art Awards announced her the winner with her painting “Busy Bees” which appeared on the cover of that years Telephone Directory.
Since being a member of Art Group Nelson and Tasman Visual Arts Group she has been privileged to have been chosen “Peoples Choice” winner at numerous exhibitions including the 2017 TVAG Spring Exhibition and was a top seller at the January 2018 Art Group Nelson “Queens Garden” exhibition and “Peoples Choice” winner at the June 2018 and 2019 Winter exhibitions.
Jean is also a member of the Nelson Suter Art Society.
Her preferred mediums are Oils and Water colour. Style, realism.
She now sells in Australia, Canada, USA, Fiji, UK and New Zealand.
All artwork displayed may be shipped worldwide at a modest additional cost to the purchase price
Arty Nelson Gallery, Trafalgar Street, Nelson. From 19th February until 31st May
Art Group Nelson Winter Exhibition, Refinery Art Space, 112 Hardy Street, Nelson. 20th June – 3rd July.