Jenny Laidlaw

Jenny Laidlaw

  • Artist’s Statement

    Jenny is a fulltime artist from Mount Beauty, in North East Victoria, Australia.
    Jenny's mission is to share her unique and diverse artworks with an audience that reaches far and wide.
    Her artworks include original art, high quality archival limited edition prints, book sculptures, jigsaw puzzles, greeting cards, colouring in packs, calendars and more.
    Jenny's freelance work also includes: commercial illustration, large scale murals, logos and commissions.

  • Biography

    Jenny is a full-time artist and illustrator from Mount Beauty in North East Victoria. Her imaginative and whimsical finely detailed artworks created with pen and ink and pencil, always tell a story, delighting people of all ages.

  • Awards

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  • Exhibitions

    2020 – Finalist in ANL Mission To Seafarers Maritime Art Prize. Winner of Peoples Choice.
    2019 – Group Exhibition, Tussock Upstairs Gallery, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, September/ October
    Solo Exhibition : upcoming. November. Blarney Books and Art, Port Fairy, Victoria.
    2018 – Solo Exhibition, Forrest Brewery, Victoria
    ArtSpot Group Exhibition Oct-Nov
    Illustrators Australia/ New Zealand 2018 Illustration Awards: Highly Commended Award
    Finalist in ANL Mission to Seafarers Maritime Art Prize. Highly Commended and co-winner of the
    Peoples Choice Award
    Birregurra Art Show: October, First Prize in Watercolour category
    Illustrators Dozen, Group Exhibition, Anglesea, Victoria July/September
    Red Rock Regional Art Gallery, July and September. 2 x Group Exhibitions
    Solo Exhibition, Epworth Hospital Art Gallery, Geelong. May- September
    2016 – Birregurra Art Show: October. First Prize Mixed Media. First Prize Overall.
    Finalist in Mission To Seafarers ANL Maritime Art Prize. Finalist in Peoples Choice.
    Winchelsea Art Show, November. First Place Mixed Media and awarded the Hesse Rural Art Award
    2017 Surfcoast Shire Calendar. Winner of Peoples Choice Award
    2015 – Finalist in “The Mission To Seafarers” ANL Maritime Victorian Annual Art Prize and Exhibition, Melbourne.
    (Finalist in Peoples Choice Award)
    Birregurra Art Exhibition, Victoria. Joint Exhibition, October. First Prize (Mixed Medi)
    Tussock Upstairs Gallery, Pt Lonsdale. Joint exhibition, September/October
    Art Spot Exhibition, Aireys Inlet, Victoria, Joint Exhibition, November
    Tussock Upstairs Gallery, Pt Lonsdale. Joint Exhibition, December 2015/January 2016

    2014 – Tussock Upstairs Gallery, Pt Lonsdale. Joint Exhibition with my father Keith Smith. Jan – Feb
    Blarney Books and Gallery, Port Fairy, Vic Solo Exhibition. April - May
    Eagles Nest Gallery, Aireys Inlet, Vic. Solo Exhibition , November

    2013 - Finalist in “The Mission to Seafarers”, ANL Maritime Victorian Annual Art Prize and Exhibition, Melbourne.
    (Finalist in Peoples Choice Award)
    Birregurra Art Exhibition, Victoria, October 1st Prize in Mixed Media Category.
    Exhibited at the Australian Art Show, Sydney, NSW, October.
    Exhibited at the Australian Art Show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne. August
    Tussock Upstairs Art Gallery Pt Lonsdale, Vic, group exhibition, July/Aug/Sept
    Art Spot Art Exhibition, Aireys Inlet, Victoria, Group Exhibition, March
    Apollo Bay Art Show, Victoria, Dec/Jan.
    Tussock Upstairs Art Gallery group exhibition, January. Pt Lonsdale, Vic

    2012 - Mt Eliza Art Exhibition, Victoria. 1st Prize in “Bringing Words To Life”. October
    Finalist in “The Mission to Seafarers” Victorian Annual Art Prize and Exhibition,
    Melbourne, Victoria, October
    Birregurra Art Show, Victoria, October. 1st prize in Mixed Media category.
    Mt Eliza Art Exhibition, Victoria, October
    Artwork selected for the 2013 Surf Coast Shire Council Calendar, October
    Metropolis Gallery, Geelong, Victoria. Group exhibition in August
    Tussock Upstairs Gallery, Point Lonsdale, Victoria. Joint exhibition in July/August
    St Josephs Art Expo, Geelong, Group Exhibition, June
    Surf Coast Images Gallery, Torquay, Victoria. Solo exhibition in June
    Artspot Art Exhibition, Aireys Inlet, Victoria, Group exhibition, March
    2011 – Mt Eliza Art Exhibition, Victoria, Group exhibition. 2nd prize.
    Eagles Nest Gallery, Aireys Inlet, Victoria, Group exhibition
    2009 – The Sands, Torquay, Victoria, Group exhibition
    Mt Eliza Art Exhibition, Victoria, Group exhibition. Highly Commended
    2007 - Mt Buller Chalet, Mt Buller, Victoria. Solo Exhibition
    2006 – Four Points Sheraton, Geelong, Victoria, Group Exhibition
    Mt Buller Chalet, Mt Buller, Victoria, Group Exhibition
    2005 – Diesel and Daisy Art Gallery, Marshall, Victoria, Group Exhibition
    Mt Buller Chalet, Mt Buller, Victoria, Group Exhibition
    2004 – Ryrie Street Art Gallery, Geelong, Victoria. Solo exhibition with my father, Keith Smith

Showing the single artwork

  • Jenny Laidlaw

    Home is Where the Light is
    Framed: 69 x 88 cm Coloured Pencil and ink on Canvas $4,500.00