Name: Jennifer Pimentel
Medium: Pencil drawings
How long have you worked in this medium? 30+ years.
Were you formally trained or self-taught? Self-taught.
What do you love about your medium? Classic, clean & simple.
What is your least favourite aspect of your medium? It's very time consuming.
What do you listen to when you’re working in the studio?Farming & gardening podcasts.
Favourite things to do when you’re not working in the studio? Gardening, time with my partner & my dog at our cabin, hiking, and kayaking.
Favourite artist / craftsperson of all time and why? I like many, no single favourite.
Favourite book? Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry, East of Eden by John Steinbeck.
How long have you lived in Muskoka? 9 years.
Favourite restaurants in Muskoka? Spencer's Tall Trees, Bo's Authentic Thai Cuisine.
Favourite road to drive in Muskoka? Early morning on Highway 35.
Favourite place to hike, bike or walk in Muskoka? Hard to beat early mornings in Algonquin Park, but also Limberlost Wildlife Reserve is pretty spectacular.
If you weren’t an artist/craftsperson, what would you be instead? An organic farmer.
Visit Jennifer's Artist Page to learn more about her work.
('Ask the Artist' is an ongoing Q&A series that provides a little bit of insight into the lives of the members of the Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour)