ART IS EVERYWHERE
The home is punctuated with compelling paintings. This one is an acrylic painting titled “Jan” done by Jennifer in 2018.
the courtyard, and the floor light means Jennifer can keep an eye on her daughter in her room below the master bedroom. The last things on Jennifer's wish list are to respray the kitchen units in Farrow and Ball’s Studio Green to complement the original wallpaper she sourced and echo the green plants outside, and to make cushions for the sofa.
"COVID has made me turn inwards, to reflect and consider what needs to change; it's forcing me to slow down, which is a good thing,” she says. During these times, the artist has also inspired positivity – she put an ad on social media asking people to send her a photo of isolated older people. She would paint these portraits and send back their painting as a surprise. This driven, dynamic woman is about to embark on another adventure – this time to train as an art therapist and has a place to study for an MA in Art Psychotherapy at Goldsmith’s University. There’s a saying that the purpose in life is to enjoy every moment. For Jennifer, it’s certainly “to enjoy every moment and art.” //
Jennifer Louise Martin