in Calcutta, India, and read languages at Oxford before becoming an
artist and art historian.
She studied Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art (taught by James
Robertson), St Martin's School of Art, the Byam Shaw School and
Exeter College of Art and Design.
She later acquired an MA in Printmaking at Camberwell College of Art
Now living and
working on the edge of Dartmoor, she is an active member of the
Devon Artists Network, and holds Open Studio exhibitions every
She is a member of the
21 Group of Artists and a member of the
Plymouth Society of Artists, The
South West Academy and the Devonshire Association.
Jenny Pery exhibits her work frequently
in group shows in the South West of England.
She has also had many solo exhibitions in the South West and
elsewhere, including Oxford, Cambridge, London and Tunis, and her
work is in many private and public collections.
A further interest is making Artists' Handmade Books - often a
collaborative venture with other artists - and some of these are in
the Victoria and Albert Museum's Special Book Collection.
Jenny Pery combines
her own work with writing on Arts and Artists.
For a list of her publications, see BOOKS.