Jenny Halstead

The Black Jacket
33 x 46cm
Moved On
15 x 20cm
Across the Site: Silchester
70 x 68cm
Flotation and Sieving
16 x 16cm

After studying Art & Design at Sutton & Cheam School of Art and a guest scholarship to the Royal Academy Schools, Jenny went on to train as a medical artist, illustrating surgery and anatomy. She worked in London Teaching Hospitals, before turning freelance and publication work in both medicine and natural history.

Breaking away from this discipline over a decade ago to return to the freedom of painting and developing her own work as well as teaching.

Established Whiteknights Studio Trail in 2001 – to date

Exhibits regularly in London and Southern England

Member of Chelsea Arts Society

Member of the Pastel Society UK

Artist in Residence: Harris Garden, University of Reading 2013

Artist in Residence: The Silchester Excavations (Calleva Atrabatum), Summer 2014


Harris Garden book cover

"An Artist's Year in the Harris Garden"
by Jenny Halstead
published by Two Rivers Press, 2013

"Silchester – Life on the Dig"
by Jenny Halstead and Michael Fulford
published by Two Rivers Press 2015

"Shadows and Reflections"
The Artist, November 2015

Jenny Halstead


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