Kate Jenvey

“Safe in Stripes”

12” x 9”

Polychromos on pastelmat

Own reference

Kate Jenvey SAA AFC CPCAM is a realistic pencil artist and oil painter using nature as her inspiration. Her artistic interest began early as she grew to love and admire the animals that were part of her childhood in East Africa. Her passion for Africa remains strong and influences much of her work today. After settling in Australia, Kate’s rural lifestyle and the native wildlife have also wound their way into her intricate pencil work and colourful paintings.

Kate’s passion for art overflows into teaching on a private level, at her home studio and also with external workshops throughout each year, including the local regional art gallery, that are attended by aspiring artists of mixed ages. She finds that teaching is a very fulfilling and rewarding component of being an artist. She has been Artist in Residence at the National Museum of Wildlife Art and has been part of many juried group shows and exhibitions gleaning numerous awards along the way. Kate has had three solo shows. Her work is in many private homes and collections in Australia and abroad. She is currently a signature member of The Society of Animal Artists and Artists for Conservation and a master member of the Coloured Pencil Community of Australasia.

 

Publications:

  • “Eye to Eye’ published in International Artist magazine -2018

  • “Eye to Eye” selected for Strokes of Genius 10 -2017

  • Safe in Stripes” published in Color Pencil Treasures Vol. 5

  • Artist profile “An Art Safari” in Ann Kullberg’s Color magazine, Vol 216

  • “Gold ‘n’ Sunset” selected for Strokes of Genius 9 – 2016

  • “Partners” published in Color Pencil Treasures, Vol 4

  • Feature article, “Capturing Wild Spirits” in Australian Horseman Magazine 2011

 

Awards:

  • Best in Show, Tatong Art Show – “Reverence” -2018

  • First in Drawing, Wangaratta Art Show –“My Name is Sioux”

  • Honourary Mention in Colourbrations International Online Exhibition for “Vanishing” 2017

  • Highly commended in the National Equine Art Prize “Thundering Hooves”

  • Best Work on Paper, Yea Rotary Art Show, Yea –“Faith” 2016

  • Best Drawing, Flinders Art Show –“High Spirited”

 

Gallery representation:

  • Myrtleford Gallery, Myrtleford, VIC

 

Other Achievements:

  • “Drawn to the Wild”, solo exhibition at Benalla Art Gallery, 2017

  • Wildlife Artist of the Year, Mall Galleries, London “leopard on the Move”

  • Feature artist on TV program ‘Colour in Your Life’ Episode 0608, Season 6 2014

  • Artist-in-residence, National Museum of Wildlife Art, USA 2013

“Western Visions”, National Museum of Wildlife Art, USA 2009/10

“Profile of a Prince”

10” x 8”

Polychromos on Arches aquarelle

Own reference

“Reverence”‘

21” x 9.5”

Pablos on Arches aquarelle

Own reference

“Flaming Beauties”

7” x 9”

Polychromos & Luminance on Arches aquarelle

Own reference

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