Jeni Cairns is an award winning artist and garden designer living in rural Cambridgeshire. Her work covers a wide variety of mediums and disciplines including metal work, painting ,collage, sculpture, drawing, garden design and planting.
Jeni studied general art and design at Isle of Ely college and Fine Art at Derby university. Creating large scale Abstract and figurative paintings and drawings incorporating text and various materials.
her work has taken her in a kind of full but ever expanding circle, after experimenting with welding and oxy acetylene cutting while at college and on her dads farm as a teenager she went off to uni to study painting. A move to her grandparents home and a career in garden design bought her back in touch with her love of nature, metal work and sculpture.
Jeni exhibited at the Prestigious Fresh air 2017. She has had three one man shows in Peterborough and Wisbech. Her work has been accepted in the eastern open exhibition and vivacity's Peterborough open exhibition 2012 and 2014, has exhibited at National trusts Beningbrough hall 'oh wise owl 'exhibition, Cotswold sculpture park and Hilliers . Jeni's career really blossomed since starting a garden design course nine years ago. Winning awards for her show gardens at Harrogate in 2011, 2012 and 2013 Jeni won Gold and best summer garden at RHS Hampton court 2014 and gold and best in show in the RHS Hampton 2016 show.
she opens her garden and studio in the summer with paos.org.uk , and at christmas. Jeni welcomes visits by appointment throughout the year.
Jeni has a range of her work for sale at VK gallery st ives, Hilly Horton in thraspston, Haddenham art centre and passiflora in Crowland, Silver sheep in Tunbridge wells and JOJOs restaurant in Whitstable.
in Peterborough, V K gallery in St Ives Huntingdon , and Hilly Horton Home Thrapston.