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Sublime Landscapes Collection

Great news! My new painting “Serenity” has been chosen to be featured in the Sublime Landscapes Collection on Saatchi Art’s homepage. What an exciting opportunity! You can see the collection at the link below: Saatchi Art Gallery 52 Curated artworks by Katherine Henning, Associate Curator at Saatchi Art can be viewed.

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First Art Battle

For the first time in her art career, Jennylynd James took part in Art Battle, an event where several artists compete to see who can create a crowd pleasing masterpiece in 20 minutes. Click the link to check out the video  https://youtu.be/qUm3LWVOq6A+ The masterpiece was revealed and a good time was had by all!

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One more day to vote!

Voting closes May 13th 2016! Jennylynd James was on of the Top 75 finalists for the 8th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. Each nomination was inspiring and deserving which made it a challenging task to narrow it down to a shortlist of 75 finalists. http://canadianimmigrant.ca/canadas-top-25-immigrants/vote

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RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards 2016

I’m on the shortlist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards of 2016!  Canadian Immigrant magazine has officially begun the online voting stage for the awards, so please vote for me at www.canadianimmigrant.ca/rbctop25 <http://www.canadianimmigrant.ca/rbctop25> .  #rbctop25 The voting stage ends on May 13, 2016, and the Top 25 winners will then be announced online […]

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Great space! Great Art Show!

The paintings are hung and they’re looking fine. Visit the Agincourt Toronto Public Library to see paintings in the solo art exhibition, ‘Town and Country’ by Jennylynd James. A colourful display for a popular space.

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Derive listed on TheUpperEch.com

Great news everyone! Dérivé: A Trini Expat Comes Home, has been listed on theupperech.com among the “10 Black Canadian Novels You Should Read” . All the authors will be at the Toronto Urban Book Expo this Saturday at North York Toronto Public Library. Please come on out and spread the word! 10 Black Canadian Books […]

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Award Nomination

Jennylynd’s memoir Escape from Ireland was nominated in the Non-Fiction category of the Phyllis Wheatley Book Awards for the 17th Annual Harlem Book Fair, 2015. The Harlem Book Fair is the largest African American literary event in the United States. http://www.harlembookfair.com/

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Author Jennylynd James at the Black Canadian Awards

Jennylynd James was honoured with a Black Canadian Award as a Role Model for 2015, by the Diversity Advancement Network. The Awards gala took place at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto on June 6th. Jennylynd James “Author of ESCAPE FROM EIRE: A memoir of love and adventure in Ireland, New: Goodbye Frying Pan Hello […]

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Red Car Long Legs – Book Trailer

Adventures in California and Beyond Jennylynd James is an author, an artist and a singer, and to add balance to this triple threat she is also a food scientist. Red Car Long Legs is a memoir of her life in California. This tell-all story of her trying to fit into the California mould with the […]

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