- Also known as
primary name: Jennings, Chris
- individual; painter/draughtsman; British; Male
- Life dates
- Painter, draughtsman and installation artist; studied 1959-61 St Martins School of Art, 1961-63 St Albans School of Art and 1963-66 at the Royal College of Art, exhibited from 1971 (Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal), including 1974 Camden Arts Centre, 1977 City Art Gallery Southampton, and in Art For Society at the Whitechapel, 1978, Peterborough City Museum and Art Gallery, 1994; his work investigating the relationship between painting and music notation was shown at Standpoint Gallery, London, 1997 and Trinity College of Music, London, 1998, from which he gave a series of lectures and seminars in the Music Department at Princeton University, with collaborative work with two composers at Princeton, John Puterbaugh and Bertolt Sobolik; a retrospective of paintings and recent silverpoint drawings 'Scrutiny and Immanence' was held at the Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, March 2001, for which Dore Ashton wrote the catalogue essay; his exhibition of new paintings 'Attachments and Separations' was held at Unit 2, John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design, Whitechapel, 2008.
- Dore Ashton, 'Scrutiny and Immanence: Selected Work by Chris Jennings', exh. cat., Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, March 2001