lisa graa jensen

I am a painter and illustrator of vibrant colourful figurative landscapes ie: undulating countryside, markets, pubs, cafes, french farming scenes and coastal/beach scenes usually featuring dogs and cats and often farm animals – sheep, donkeys, cows, hens etc..
I have illustrated for the Radio Times, BBC Publications for Schools, Puffin, Kestrel books and Marshall Cavendish and many others..
I’ve had work reproduced for clients such as Museums and Galleries, Kingsmead publicaions, Camden Graphics, Hotch Potch Best of British, Henley Regatta cards, Rosenstiels, Royal Academy Enterprises, Medici.
I’m a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, and the Society of Graphic Fine Artists.
I’ve exhibited at the Mall Galleries, Llewellyn Alexander Gallery – London SE1, The Chelsea Art Society, the Royal Academy Summer Show, Park Lane Hotel ” World of Watercolours”, Bankside Gallery, Science Museum Works on Paper, and CCA Galleries (Farnham, Cambridge and Bath) New Ashgate Gallery Farnham Surrey.
My original paintings are for sale at the Llewelyn Alexander Gallery Waterloo,mLondon SE1. (These are smallish paintings done in acrylic inks on heavy watercolour paper) I also have images with the Bridgeman Studio.
Awards and Prizes: 2015 Dry Red Press Award, 2008 Landscape Artist of the Year (runner up) – Artists and Illustrators competition
1997 RI Kingsmead Award, 1996 Elected to Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour.
1995 Winner of Imperial Cancer Research Christmas Card Competition
1992 Commendation at RI Exhibition
1986/85/84 – Winner of Royal Academy Christmas Card Competition