About Jenny Lauren Mohsen

 
I have been painting since I could hold a paintbrush.Jenny Lauren Mohsen
 

Art has always been a big part of my life, an unwavering passion, at times challenging my perception yet never failing to amaze me. Art compels continual responses and has taken me into personal journeys. I paint because there is need within me to express myself in a visual form; this has more power than spoken words. The artwork is created to transcend all barriers of languages and cultures where no spoken word is necessary, because the image created has its own power to make its own speech without a single word being spoken. Each painting has a story to tell, I paint my way; also, I paint because it is a main part of who I am and it defines me as a person. I’m interested in making a statement and recording certain memories. For this reason alone my images don’t always make for pretty viewing. My art aims to trigger emotions in people, whatever they are, be it positive or negative.

In my struggle to find my own style, I experimented with alternative materials such as synthetics, metals and plastic as opposed to ordinary canvas. My knowledge in colour composition has helped me in creating my very own radiant shades, brighter than those commercially available, which has always been one of my prime objectives as an artist. Colour is the language I use to express my relationship with people and places. I work with a range of media to explore colour, its visual tones and emotive values.

Influenced by my travels and nourished by my nomadic background, my work is infused with a free spiritedness that I believe is very much my own. I now produce what comes spontaneously to me. I mostly sketch first and then make a decision on the colour scheme. I paint things as I think them and not necessarily as I see them. My work is aimed at inspiring others to explore limitless possibilities in spirit, body and mind. Through my work, I wish to remind people of their fullest and authentic expression and possibly encourage them to break free of conditioning, rules and fears.

I have exhibited at the World Bank in Washington D.C.; for UNESCO; in several countries across Europe; China and the United Kingdom. My work also forms part of several private collections.

Influences: everyday life

Front Cover by Jenny Lauren Mohsen

 
My art is about journeys we make in our lives and choices we have. It is about beauty around us and mostly within us.Jenny Lauren Mohsen

Exhibitions

2017

April: Upstream Amsterdam
March: Radar Amsterdam
January: Zuma Tokyo

2016

November: Scai Kyoto
October: International Art Festival Manila
September: Gallery Quynh Ho Chi Minh City
July: International Art Fair Beijing
May: Redgate Beijing
April: Candid Arts London
March: Chelsea Town Hall London
January: Menier Gallery London

2015

Bart Galerie, Amsterdam
KochXBos Gallery, Amsterdam
Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Akinci Gallery, Amsterdam
Art Singel 100, Amsterdam
Am Kupfergraben 100, Contemporary Fine Art, Berlin

2014

Beijing International Art, Biennale
Wan Sung Gallery, Shanghai, China
Sun Darin Tagore, Hong Kong
Gabriel Senn, Vienna
Gallery Ulysses, Vienna
ITCA Narodnigaleriea Internatial Triennle Art, Prague
Gallery Gaoslaz Fragenra Gallery, Prague
Betty Cunningham, New York
Carolina Nitsch Gallery, New York
Bankside Gallery, London
UA Art Society, Cork Street, London
iBook: Animal Kingdom; It’s a bright day
iBook: Abstract Art; Eye Lights

2013

The Chocolate Factory, London N22
798 Ullens, Beijing, China
N Gallery Beijing Art
Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
Wu han, China
Aura Gallery Shanghai China
Shortlisted Cork Street Gallery, Open Exhibition, London
Parallax Art Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London

2012

Art Erotica, Cork Street Gallery, London W1
Celebration of Sports, Bermondsey Gallery, London
SGFA, Menier Gallery, London SE1
N22 Open Studios, London N22

2011

International Art Fair, Beijing, China
Exclusier, Chelsea, London SW3
88 Wigmore Street Club, London
Dublin Art Fair, Dublin
Belfast Art Fair, Belfast

2010

Wu Han International Art Fair, China
International Art Fair, Dacca
South London Art Galleries
Private Members Club, Adam Street, London
Wigmore Street, London
Taurus Gallery, Oxford
Eaton Terrace Gallery, London
International Art Fair, Shanghai
The Opus Gallery, Covent Garden, London

2009

Bedforbury Gallery, Covent Garden, London
B.B.C, Great Portland Street, London W1
Art for L’Aquila, Italian Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London SW1
Islington Art & Design Fair, London
Islington Art & Design Christmas Fair, London

2008

Angel Art Fair, London
Chelsea Art Fair, London
88 Wigmore Street, London W1
Taurus Gallery, Oxford
Eaton Terrace Gallery, Belgravia, London
Geisha, London W1
Adam Street, London

2007

Lauderdale House, Highgate, London
Adam Street, London
Lauderdale House, Highgate, London

2006

Islington Art & Design Fair, London