Jen Orpin graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1996 with a degree in Fine Art. She joined Rogue Artists’ Studios in 2000. She made the long list for the Jackson’s Open Painting Prize in 2018, 2019 and 2020. In late 2019, she co-curated and organised an all-female exhibition held at her studio gallery of over 40 female artists from all over the UK called Rogue Women. In 2018, she appeared in Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year where the judges chose her in their top three for the heat. In February 2020, she was one of 20 shortlisted artists from a submission of over 2,000 entries in the first Manchester HOME Open exhibition.
Jen is a contemporary figurative landscape painter using oils on canvas, board and wood and is currently represented by Saul Hay Fine Art.