ANDREWS, Jennifer

1935 - 2021

Jennifer Andrews with John Nash

Jennifer Andrews was born in Oxford in 1935. She studied on a Foundation Course at the Oxford School of Art and later attended the Royal College of Art, where she obtained a diploma in Design. Whilst at the RCA she attended a botanical illustration course run by John Nash at Flatford Mill Centre and continued to attend this course annually and occasionally took part in group visits to Benton End where she painted the flowers grown by Cedric Lockwood Morris and she moved to Suffolk in the 1960s. A painter who uses various media of landscapes, gardens, flowers and fruit in ink with watercolour or gouache. Jennifer has developed her own style of sepia ink and watercolour work, drawing first with a flexible nib, then overlaying the waterproof ink line with clear colours, these paintings are made on off-white, hot pressed paper. The gouache paintings show an individual approach to the medium and she enjoys using a variety of tinted and textured papers. Jennifer exhibited at the Royal Academy also showing at other London exhibitions also in Oxford, East Anglia including the Minories, Colchester, the Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham and the Quay Gallery at Snape Maltings. A member of Colchester Art Society for many years and a member of the Ipswich Art Club from Mill House, Mill Lane, Henley, Ipswich since 1968 and a regular exhibitor including showing three watercolours in 1973 'Tobacco Flowers', 'Lenton Rose' and 'Snowdrops', four watercolours in 1974 'Sea Front, Sheringham', 'Snow', 'Fuchsia' and 'Roses, Tobacco Flowers, Grasses' and showing in the following year a watercolour 'Apple Blossom'. A member of the Suffolk Open Studios and runs courses on 'Painting Flowers' and 'Sketching and Painting in a Suffolk Garden' at Flatford Mill Field Centre. Jennifer Andrews died on 13 December 2021 survived by her two daughters Tasmin and Katherine.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Bridge Farm, Bridge Sollers, Hereford
1964 Christmas Roses
from Mill House, Henley, Ipswich
1974 997 Apple Branch ink & watercolour
1002 Cistus Ladaniferus ink & watercolour

Jennifer Andrews with John Nash 1958

Works by This Artist