The Hands That Make, a collage comic poem that explores my research for my Arts Council funded project exploring feminist art history is now available on Gumroad here.
News July 2022: pages from Biscuits (Assorted) was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Awards in the Book Illustration Category. I did not win but I did go the award ceremony and eat delicious canapes. It’s such an honour to be shortlisted! You can see the full shortlists here.
I did a mural of some birds and a tree in my friend Katie‘s house. It is too big to photograph, here are some bits.
I did hourly comics day in Feb 2021, here’s two of my favourite pages, you can see the rest if you scroll down my insta.
In summer of 2019 I illustrated a special edition of the Royal College of Nursing bulletin, all about safe staffing levels. It was an absolute pleasure and honour.
I also drew this in Macedonia in 2019, but I still like it enough to keep it here.
Don’t forget you can also buy things like zines and sketchbooks from me on Etsy.
Jenny is currently working on an Arts Council funded project exploring feminist art history through mixed media collage comics. Other recent work include a piece for Colossive Cartographies and comics for Friedrich Nauman.
Biscuits (Assorted) won the Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize in 2018.
In 2022, pages from Biscuits were shortlisted for the V&A Book Illustration award.
Biscuits (Assorted) is my first graphic novel, published in November 2020 by Myriad Editions. You can buy the book direct from me here or from your favourite reputable book or comic retailer. It’s very good I think you would like it.
It is the culmination of a lot of overlapping ideas over several years, begun with my illustration project #3point52billion. It is also a sort of love letter to London, and to its women, and their courage.
It features the overlapping stories of a number of characters including Hana – a perpetually optimistic supermarket employee, Sarah – who is spending the summer doing a data project on playgrounds with her young daughter, and keeping a secret, Clara – who has been thrust backwards into a bisexual love triangle, Maya – oversharing on public transport, Susan, Keerthika, Marissa, Jess, Almas, Samarah, Lucy, and more besides.