Artist Jennifer Wendt

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Jennifer was raised on a farm in Northeast Kansas and has always been surrounded by wildlife and farm animals. Countless hours were spent during her childhood exploring fields and woodlands. Encouraging parents supported her endless desire to capture what she observed with paper and pencil. She attended college and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, which added to her understanding of animal behavior and anatomy. She did not take art classes while in college and is truly a self-taught artist. After college and starting a family, she pursued her art career for several years with successful sales and awards, then life happened and she took a short hiatus after a divorce and the recent passing of one of her children. But now, along side her family, she continues to own and operate her small ranch, with cattle, horses, dogs, and barn cats and she is once again following her passion for painting what she knows best: the animals and nature she enjoys every day. She credits her family for giving her the encouragement she needed to, again, follow her heart. She works from her home studio, otherwise she can be found outdoors riding one of her horses, tending cattle, checking fence, choring, or doing any of the other tasks around the ranch.
Jennifer has shown her work in many shows and exhibitions including the Artists of the American West Inaugural Show and Sale in Corsicana, Texas; the Night of Artists Show and Sale at the Briscoe in San Antonio, Texas; Cowgirl Up! at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona; Windows to the West Art Show and Sale in Estes Park, Colorado; the Phippen Western Art Show in Prescott, Arizona; and the Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition Art Show in Charleston, South Carolina. She has garnered many awards, including several [...]

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