Jennifer Chanter is a renowned landscape painter.
Jennifer Chanter has lived in Presqu’ile Park for the last 42 years and is a renowned landscape painter.
Born in Montreal, Jennifer enjoys a full and very eclectic life. At age 12, she was awarded a scholarship to study under Group of Seven member Arthur Lismer at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Concordia University, Jennifer taught in Montreal, moved to Brighton in 1967, and taught in Cobourg before becoming the head of the art department at East Northumberland Secondary School. She also apprenticed for four years with the internationally known master ceramist Jarko Zavi.
Jennifer was on the Board of Governors of Loyalist College from 1990 to 1995, eventually serving as Vice Chair. She is also one of the founding members (1991) of Gallery 121.
Jennifer was a founding member of 3+3, Brighton’s first arts group in the 1980s.