Jennifer Gardner is the winner of the Artist’s Magazine 27th Art Competition in the category Abstract/experimental. Born in London, England, Jennifer developed an interest in art in her early childhood. Previously a lawyer by profession, Jennifer emigrated to the United States in 1999 giving up her legal career to pursue her love of painting on a full-time basis. Jennifer has an early artistic background in ink and oil painting and now paints exclusively with pastel. Jennifer is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, Southwest Florida Pastel Society and her work has been published numerous times in The Pastel Journal, American Artist Magazine and The Artist’s Magazine.