South African Artist, Jenny Merritt

Born in Stellenbosch and obtained a Fine Art Degree in 1962 at the University of Cape Town. She studied painting under May Hillhouse and Maurice Van Esche; life drawing under Melvyn Simmers; graphic art under Eleanor Esmond-White and sculpture under Ivan Mitford Barbeton. Jenny’s work consists of abstracts, portraits, landscapes, seascapes, caricatures,horse and animal studies (formal and impressionistic). Jenny has received numerous awards from the Western Cape Watercolour Society and the South African Society of Artists :-
1999 – Second(WC WC) Commended (SASA)
2000 – Most Creative (WC WC) Best Watercolour (SASA)
2001 – Most Creative (WCWC) Best Mixed Media and Best Drawing (SASA)