“A rainy summer day when girls came to paint with me in the gallery.”
Jennifer Smith Rogers. She’s an amazing artist, wife, and mom as well as one of the nicest people you will meet. In this post we would like to share with you some of the behind the scenes photos of Jennifer and her family. It’s always nice to see into the lives of the artists we admire.
What a great photo of Jennifer and her girls, Ellie and Perrin. They’re all busy painting away! I wonder if they will follow in their mom’s footsteps? The painting above that Jennifer had started is called AMERICAN THEATER and is available at the gallery.
How many of you have passed by Anglin Smith Fine Art to see Jennifer painting in the window? She creates some fabulous paintings in this spot!
A peek into my “studio”…
Weekend in Meggett…
Jennifer and her family (husband, Lad and daughters Ellie and Perrin) spent time at Meggett (Betty’s studio/cottage) this past weekend, and what fabulous photos they took! They had a chance to go crabbing, relax, take photos, and just be together!
Jennifer, Lad and their English Setter, Coleman!
Look at the size of the crab the girls caught! What great memories!
Ellie and Perrin
I think they might be experts…
Jennifer crabbing with the girls…
Jennifer also took some photographs to refer to at a later date… endless inspiration at Meggett!
What a view!
Meet Coleman! I think he likes to pose for the camera. What a character!
“Coleman hunting fiddler crabs”
The painting on the easel is Sea Breeze, and it’s available in the gallery… this was painted plein air at China Beach (San Rafael, CA)… Jennifer purchased this easel on openboxm.com…
“I love my new plein air easel called an Open Box M. I am anxious to paint plein air more often!”
“I often photograph this view from the old bridge because I live so close…in old Mt Pleasant.”
“I am always calmed and inspired by a full moon! Sometimes I slip out of the house with my camera to the old Pitt St bridge nearby to capture the rising moon. Either there or the new boardwalk on Shem Creek are my quick “go-tos” if there is an irresistible sunset or moonrise happening.”
Sullivan’s Island….”my Heaven on earth”
As a special treat… one of Jennifer’s favorite recipes! Who doesn’t like to try a new recipe? Click here for a printable version… this one is a family favorite!
Love of Sports…
Jennifer and her family truly love sports. Here is proof…
“Ellie (10) and Perrin (7) at the Clemson/Georgia game. We enjoy going to Clemson and Florida football games as a family. I am a Clemson grad and a Lad is a Florida grad although he grew up in a big Clemson family.”
The girls and I at Clemson/Georgia game a few weeks ago…
Lad and girls…we went to the Family Circle Cup this year. We love tennis! The girls are avid players and even play in USTA tournaments sometimes. Watching them play has inspired me to want to play. I am actually about to join a fall tennis team (2.5). We often play as a family too….the girls always win!
The girls got to meet Venus Williams when she was here for the Family Circle Cup. She was delightful and all class!
Lad and I at the Preakness (horse race) in Baltimore this yr. We have developed a love for the horses. The betting is fun too!
The Kentucky Derby is such a unique experience …everyone should put it on their bucket list!
WOW! Talk about memories! What a cool family, huh?
We took the girls to the Kentucky Derby last year and they got to meet the winner “I’ll Have Another”!
Perrin and Ellie with “I’ll Have Another” – Winner of the 2012 Kentucky Derby! [image credit: Sheila Ross]
Lad, Jennifer, Shannon and Clay – Jennifer and Shannon both donated paintings for the live auction at this years Heart Ball… They truly have a good time in each others company!
We will leave you with these final images… progression shots of one of Jennifer’s latest paintings. This was a commission that is headed to England! Jennifer has become well-known for her Charleston rooftop scenes, like the one that hangs in McCrady’s Restaurant…
Amazing, right? Now that’s what I call talent!
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