Jennefer Ann Gordon Grant was born in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) in a town called Salisbury now known as Harare where she took up art as one of her main subjects at school. She has travelled around the world and lived in Mauritius and Dubai and then moved to a quiet town called George for 15 years where she found herself and her passionate love as a Professional Artist. She started with hand painted crafts and her paintings at various markets in the Garden Route from the Sedgefield Scarab and Wilderness markets.
She and her husband are now settled in a little village called Cintsa East, Eastern Cape where she works from her quiet little Studio with joy and enthusiasm with her 3 little dashunds and 3 cats.
Her parents ( Dieuwie & Piet Holthuysen now in their 80’s and still painting) are both very well-known Landscape and Wildlife artists from Zimbabwe helped her discover some of her artistic talents.
In her spare time she loves to travel around South Africa with her husband and enjoys taking her own photographs to study and work from.
She has donated a lot of works to various charities especially animal welfares as animals are very close to her heart and need us to be their voices.
Her works are inspired to share with you the” Heart Beat of Africa “and her love for our Creator and His awesome beauty inspires every one of her paintings.
Jennefer loves to bring out the uniqueness of Gods palette in colors - use of vibrant colour and achieves a translucent quality to her painting
She gets a lot of her inspiration from various well known artists like Jason Morgan and Craig Bone.
Her very 1st exhibition was in Zimbabwe many years ago with her whole family at Standard Bank Arena.
Since then she has done many exhibitions including:
Garden Route Mall in George with Crouse Gallery
Grahamstown National Arts Festival.
Her works have been sold to many customers worldwide as well as too many local South Africans