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Jessica Marie Penney-  Artist 

My work teeters between abstract and representational art. My paintings are, at times, highly expressive, and either represent a feeling, or document a moment that I have a personal connection with. I am simply driven by the process of creating, and painting has a beautiful way of documenting my journey in a lasting way.


Jessica Marie Penney is a Canadian figurative Artist. She studied at Ontario College of Art and Design, as well as L’École des Beaux Arts de St. Etienne, in France. Formerly an Art Director in various Advertising agencies, she decided to return to her primary passion, fine arts in 2017.


Jessica lives and works in Cambridge, Ontario with her husband Stephen, and their two very active boys. She enjoys travelling within Canada, having resided in the majority of the Canadian provinces throughout the years.


1999 - 2005

Ontario University (College) of Art & Design, Toronto/ L’École des Beaux Arts de St. Étienne, France BA, 1999-2005

Group Exhibitions 

2023           Homer Watson Juried Art Show "Collective Colours", Kitchener, ON 

2023           3rd Place Award- 20th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Cambridge Centre for the Arts   


2023           UNCERTAIN CERTAINTIES- Virtual Exhibition by Thrive Together Network

2022           19th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Cambridge Centre for the Arts

2021           SPONSOR'S CHOICE AWARD- Paint Ontario Art Exhibition, Grand Bend, ON


ArtsPay Annual Exhibition, Kitchener/Waterloo


Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Ontario. , 


 The Art District Gallery Artist member, Rotating Online exhibitions Kitchener


(Feb-July) Centre in the Square, “Art Rental Program” Kitchener, Ontario. 

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