About Jen

jen_drawing (1)Jennifer LeMay is an artist and designer who finds much of the inspiration for her art in the local landscape and community. Her work includes landscape paintings, figures, and large-scale street paintings at the  I Madonnari Santa Barbara Street Painting Festival, where she is an invited artist at this annual event that benefits the Children’s Creative Project.

Jennifer’s work is part of the Cottage Health System’s Healing Arts Program. Limited edition prints of four of her paintings have been installed at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital (read more).

A founding member of SCAPE (Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment), Jennifer has exhibited and sold artwork in numerous group shows to benefit local nonprofits that work to preserve open spaces and promote sustainability. Visit the Landscapes section to view some of the paintings that have been featured in these shows.

For more information and to view artwork galleries, please visit the Paintings sections of this site. To learn about upcoming shows and other items of interest, visit the blog section.

COTTAGE HEALTH SYSTEM HEALING ARTS PROGRAM (2015)
Four artworks installed at the new Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital building

CELEBRATING LOCAL FOOD & FARMS – SOLO SHOW (2010)
Show at Community West Bank in Santa Barbara featuring paintings of local farms and food grown in Santa Barbara County

I MADONNARI SANTA BARBARA STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL: FEATURED ARTIST (2009)

I MADONNARI SANTA BARBARA STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL: INVITED ARTIST (1991 to present)

SCAPE (Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment) – FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER (2002 – 2007)
SCAPE donates percentages of proceeds from exhibitions to local nonprofit organizations

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (partial listing)

12.16 – 100 Grand Show at Sullivan Goss Gallery
09.15 – Artwalk indoor show at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
07.07 – SCAPE Show – benefit for the Douglas Family Preserve and PARC Foundation
05.06 – La Arcada SCAPE Show
05.05 – On Our Waterfront: Maritime Paintings by Santa Barbara Artists (SB Maritime Museum)
05.05 – SCAPE Show Featuring works to benefit the SB Botanic Garden
04.05 – Group Show at the Hutton Center for Nonprofits (SB Art Association)
02.05 – Group Show at the Rehabilitation Institute at Santa Barbara (SB Art Association)
11.04 – La Arcada SCAPE Show
08.04 – SCAPE Show to benefit the Community Environmental Council
07.04 – SCAPE exhibition: Intimate Glimpses
09.03 – Artwalk indoor show at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
05.03 – SCAPE La Arcada SCAPES Show 10.01 – SOUL of the Gaviota Coast, benefit show at SB Cabrillo Arts Pavilion