Jennifer Gennari is a classically
trained figurative artist. She graduated in 2005 from Ringling
College of Art and Design and in 2008 left for Italy to study
at the Florence Academy of Art where she spent three years abroad
studying classical realism under Daniel Graves.
Jennifer returned to New York
in 2011 and started working as a painting assistant to Jeff Koons.
She eventually left to pursue teaching at the National Academy
Museum and School, the Long Island Academy of Fine Art, and presently
instructs students privately from her studio in Manhattans Upper
Jennifer has been painting animals
since 2014 and is driven by a deeply rooted passion to elevate
and legitimize the life we have with them. Her work is the definition
of Labor of Love. Jennifer has written a book on drawing the
human figure, and has also hosted an online class through Craftsy
that instructs beginners on the techniques used in creating traditional
Jennifers work has been
shown internationally and has received multiple awards and honors.
American Masters, Salmagundi
Drawing New York, Live Demo 2018
The Artisan Hound, Online Interview
and Feature 2018
Portrait Society of America,
Members Competition 2017