Born in 1980, Jennifer Hogwood grew up in a rural village in Bedfordshire. Surrounded by rolling fields she spent as much time as possible outdoors often riding. Although she always loved painting and being creative she had no formal art training and is completely self-taught. "I take something away from every piece I create and as an artist, I am constantly evolving." Just down the road from her house Jennifer's studio is a former milking parlor on a working farm in rural Wiltshire. The setting is perfect with beautiful views and a field full of cows just outside the door. It's always peaceful and this sense of calm makes it the ideal place for her to work. Seeing the cows grazing in the fields, chickens wandering around the yard, and dogs ambling in and out is a constant source of inspiration. Animals have always been a big part of Jennifer's life and she finds their presence comforting - "they have such individual personalities and a lovely innocence about them."