New exhibition coming this Friday 4th March!
Jennie Reid was born and educated in Melbourne, Victoria. She spent a lot of her childhood in country Victoria and still has farming connections there. Being very interested in art during her school days, Jennie was accepted into Prahran Technical School for her tertiary art training.
She later completed a secondary teaching qualification and taught in Melbourne, Adelaide and country Victoria. This teaching included a component of art history. With her husband and children, Jennie moved to Canberra 40 years ago.
Over the years, Jennie she has maintained an ongoing interest in practicing her art. She has constantly explored different media and attended the workshops of various artists to keep her eye fresh. This included an enjoyable stint with an English artist in Sussex.
The commercial artwork now completed on computer was earlier undertaken by artists, and Jennie has also been involved in this aspect of the art world. She has exhibited and sold her work over the years in various places.