Jeanette Milner was born in Melbourne, Australia and has lived in Italy for more than 30 years, first in Rome and now in Assergi in the Province of l’Aquila in Abruzzo. From an early age she has participated in courses to study the methods of watercolour, oils and ceramics. For several years she frequented the studio of a well known artist in l’Aquila to deepen her knowledge of the techniques of oil painting. The artist prefers natural landscapes, horses and still life. She often expresses herself through her artwork depicting the sea, mountains and sunsets.
During the last 5 years the artist has held and participated in 60 collective/personal exhibitions, with positive reviews from critics and the public, in the following cities: New York (USA), Wilmington (USA), Philadelphia (USA), Melbourne (Australia), Brussels (Belgium), Istanbul (Turkey), Adelaide (Australia), Bruges (Belgium), Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), l’Aquila, Secinaro, Santo Stefano Belbo, Orsogna, Rome, Piacenza, Pisa, Padova, Brindisi, Palermo, Taormina, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Agrigento, Polistena, Bari, Celano, Onna, Sogliano Cavour, Roccella Jonica, Assergi and Milan.
The artist has a passion for strong and brilliant colours. Often her paintings are created from inspirations of moments captured during her frequent voyages. Her artworks are held in public and private collections in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Greece, Italy and the United Arab Emirates. Many international catalogues feature Jeanette’s art namely: Catalogue of Modern Art, editor Giorgio Mondadori; International Register of Painters and Sculptors, editor Italia in Arte; Avanguardia Artistiche, editor Centro Diffusione Arte; International Dictionary of Artists, editor WorldWide Art Books; and Grandi Maestri, editor Centro Diffusione Arte. Some of the well known art critics who have written about her work are: Andrea Diprè, Paolo Levi, Roberto Chiavarini, Sandro Serradifalco, Anna Biondolillo, Dino Marasà and Paolo Martocchia.