ABOUT JEANNIE

N.Dip Graphic Design (Durban University of Technology)

Jeannie Kinsler was born in England but moved to Africa when she was 8 years old, growing up in Zimbabwe and then moving to South Africa in 1979. She studied Graphic Design at the then Natal Technikon in Durban. Her early study of painting in oils was under the guidance of
renowned artist and teacher Pascale Chandler.

Jeannie has recently moved to live and work in London while keeping strong ties with her base in Cape Town.

Jeannie has exhibited widely in group shows at the KZNSA gallery and artSPACE gallery in
Durban and at StateoftheArt gallery in Cape Town and held her first solo show at artSPACE
Durban in 2009. Her work is currently represented by StateoftheArt gallery in Cape Town.

Her painting practice focuses on portraiture, the human form and still life. In 2019 she completed a commission to paint the 5 year old twins of Prince Albert and Princess Charlène of Monaco.

EXHIBITIONS

2018
Things – an exhibition at IS Art in Franschhoek with Louise Jennings

2017
Untitled | Spring – group exhibition at StateoftheArt, Cape Town, 2016
Reflections and shadows  –  a two person exhibition at Imbizo Gallery with Louise Jennings

2014
A very still life at artSPACE durban – an exhibition of still lifes in paint and ceramic with Louise
Jennings

2012
currency at gallery 415 – a group exhibition with Dee Donaldson, Pascale Chandler, Janet
Solomon, Grace Kotze, Louise Jennings and Marianne Meijer

where we live – a collaborative exhibition with fashion designer Terrence Bray at KZNSA