Jennifer Semmens

paintings 3
prints 2

Born 12th January 1964.

1982-3 Falmouth School of Art,
1983-6 Gloucestershire College of Arts & Technology, Cheltenham.
1986 Returned to Cornwall to paint professionally.
1992 Elected a full member of the Penwith Society of Artists.
2013 Elected Vice Chairman of the Penwith Society of Artists.


1986 Arts Centre, Penzance.
1990 Oneim & Oneim, Designers Gallery, London, ‘A Theme on Architecture’.
1997 On Line Gallery, Southampton.
2010 Truro School.


1984 - 92 Newlyn Art Gallery. Mixed Exhibitions.
Penwith Gallery since 1985.
1989 - 2007 Candover Gallery, Alresford
1995 - 2001 3D Gallery, Bristol.
1995 - 1998 London Contemporary Art Fair, Islington Design Centre, London represented by Marsden Contemporary Art.
1997 - 2009 Amersfoort, The Netherlands ‘Kunst uit Cornwall’.

1984 Cheltenham Art Gallery.
1985 Niccol Centre, Cirencester
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 133rd Annual Exhibition.
1988 Contemporary Ceramics, Bath
Sheila Harrison Fine Art, London ‘A View of Cornwall’.
The Bank of Ireland Exhibition Centre, Dublin ‘Celtic Vision’.
Bridgewater Arts Centre with Simon Averill.
1989 Contemporary Ceramics, Bath.
English Gallery, Geisenheim, Germany.
Newlyn Art Gallery ‘Autumn Miscellany’.
1990 Finnigan Fine Art, London.
1992 On Line Gallery, Southampton ‘Landscape-Town & Country’.
1993 Candover Gallery, Alresford with Peter Hayes.
On Line Gallery, Southampton ‘Easter & Summer Exhibitions’.
Penwith Gallery, St.Ives ‘Penwith Society Now’.
Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath with Jonathan Clarke & Steve Lewis.
1994 Penwith Gallery, St.Ives ’49-94’.
On Line Gallery, Southampton ‘Cornish Artists & Potters’.
Candover Gallery, Alresford ‘10th Anniversary Exhibition’.
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham with Carol Ann Sutherland & John Maltby.
Marsden Contemporary Art, London.
1995 Coram Gallery, London with Bonnie Brown.
On Line Gallery, Southampton.
1996 Galerie Ellison Marshall, Bordeaux, France.
Marsden Contemporary Art with Simon Pooley
The Gibbs Gallery, Canterbury with Peter Hayes.
1997 Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, ‘Quest & Bequest’, Artists from the
George Dannatt Trust Collection.
1999 The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.
2000 The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.
Rainyday Gallery, Penzance, with Margo Maeckelberghe.
Rainyday Gallery, Penzance ‘Little Picture Show’.
2001 The Praed Gallery, Marazion.
2002 Rainyday Gallery, Penzance, with Catherine Headley.
Wine Street Gallery, Devizes, ‘A Grand Tour’.
2003 Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne, with Frances Hatch and Anne Morse.
Jean Monnet-Haus, Berlin, ‘Kunst uit Cornwall’.
2004 Gallery 39, Swindon, ‘Shoreline’.
2005 Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne with Jacqueline Rizvi.
2006 New Grafton Gallery, London, ‘The Art of Cornwall’.
Wine Street Gallery, Devizes.
2012 Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, Truro School Art Collection.
New Craftsman Gallery, St.Ives ‘50th Anniversary Exhibition’.
2014 Eleven and a Half, Cornwall, London, Bristol and Cambridge.   


Truro School, Cornwall.
The George and Ann Dannatt Trust allocated to the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester.


‘Twenty Two Painters (who happen to be women) St.Ives’, Marion Whybrow Publication 1993.

‘Drawing towards the end of a Century’, published by Newlyn Society of Artists 1996.