LOCAL STORIES NOVEMBER 22, 2022
Conversations with Jenny King
Today we’d like to introduce you to Jenny King.
Alright, so thank you so much for sharing your story and insight with our readers. To kick things off, can you tell us a bit about how you got started?
I’ve always been a creative soul and a professional artist since the late 90s. I suppose one could say that I got started by following my inspirations, which led me to taking a drawing class. From there, I signed up for an oil painting class. After I couldn’t give any more work away to my family and friends, I decided to sign up for an art festival to offload my stash. It was so much fun, but it made me realize I wanted a permanent space to create and sell my art.
So for almost a decade, I had my own gallery and studio in the Atlanta area. That was an amazing adventure, but eventually I felt compelled to make a move to Florida in 2021. Since moving to St Petersburg, my art is evolving to reflect the vibrancy, freedom, and excitement I’ve felt since moving here. My joy is to build remarkable paintings using layers of mixed media including written word, texture, and relevant color palettes.
We all face challenges, but looking back would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
Art is not a smooth road, at least not in my experience. It’s been filled with...READ the rest here.
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I use this space to share
-what's on my easel
-the creative process