Jenny Hirst British, b. 1954

Works
  • Jenny Hirst, Boats Moored Up, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Boats Moored Up, 2021
    acrylic on panel
    signed to front
    h. 45 cm x w. 45 cm
    framed: 65 cm x 65 cm
    Sold
  • Jenny Hirst, Dunes, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Dunes, 2021
    Mixed media on board
    Signed to the front
    h. 30 cm x w. 40 cm
    Framed size: h. 50 cm x w. 60 cm
    £ 700.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Fine Day, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Fine Day, 2021
    acrylic on board
    signed to front
    h. 40 cm x w. 40 cm
    framed: 60 cm x 60 cm
    £ 750.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Gwithian Rocks, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Gwithian Rocks, 2021
    Acrylic on aluminium panel
    Signed to the front
    h. 50 cm x w. 50 cm
    Framed size: h. 54 cm x w. 54 cm
    £ 850.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Harbour Wall, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Harbour Wall, 2021
    Acrylic and collage on board
    Signed to the front
    h. 30 cm x w. 30 cm
    Framed size: h. 50 cm x w. 50 cm
    £ 600.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Porthmeor, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Porthmeor, 2021
    acrylic on canvas (unframed)
    signed to front
    h. 60 cm x w. 90 cm
    Sold
  • Jenny Hirst, Washed Sand, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Washed Sand, 2021
    acrylic on canvas (unframed)
    signed on front
    h. 60 cm x w. 60 cm
    framed: h. 62 cm x w. 62 cm
    Sold
  • Jenny Hirst, Water Lapping, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Water Lapping, 2021
    Acrylic on panel
    Signed to the front
    h. 40 cm x w. 40 cm
    Framed size: h. 59 cm x w. 59 cm
    £ 700.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Water's Edge, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Water's Edge, 2021
    Acrylic on canvas
    Signed to the front
    h. 60 cm x w. 90 cm (inc. frame)
    £ 1,400.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Wind Picking Up, 2021
    Jenny Hirst
    Wind Picking Up, 2021
    Acrylic on Panel
    signed to front
    h. 40 x w. 40 cm
    Framed size: h. 58 cm x w. 58 cm
    £ 700.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Bright Day, 2020
    Jenny Hirst
    Bright Day, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas (framed)
    45cm x 90cm
    £ 1,250.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Inlet, 2020
    Jenny Hirst
    Inlet, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    100cm x 70cm
    £ 1,400.00
  • Jenny Hirst, Track to the Beach, 2020
    Jenny Hirst
    Track to the Beach, 2020
    Acrylic on deep profile canvas
    h. 80 x w. 80 cm
    Sold
  • Jenny Hirst, Low Tide, 2019
    Jenny Hirst
    Low Tide, 2019
    Acrylic on Panel
    Signed
    h. 40cm x w. 40cm (plus 10cm frame)
    £ 850.00
Overview

‘Much of my work is landscape based – inspired by my travels in the UK and abroad. For this exhibition, I looked at the west coast of Cornwall and found inspiration in the ever-changing weather and its effect on the sea and the coastline – the magical light of west Cornwall. I have tried to capture in these paintings, the dramatically different moods of the water, the coastline and the skies, the casting of light and shadows on the water and the sweeping sands disappearing and re-appearing with the ebb and flow of the tide.

 

‘I try to incorporate interesting textures into my work by the overlaying of paint and collage, the addition of an element of drawing and also the rubbing and scraping away of paint to reveal layers beneath. I aim to capture the essence of a place – an emotional response rather than an accurate representation. Thus my paintings – which begin from a photograph, sketch or a memory – often take on a life of their own led by the medium and the method of applying the paint. It is a process of experimentation, a balance between control and letting go and taking risks. With a spontaneous style it is impossible to predict the exact outcome – I like to let the painting evolve whilst always paying attention to composition and balance of colour and form.

 

 

Exhibitions