Jennifer Kirk Hamilton       

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Selected Collections







Selected Juried Shows

CMC Pineville, NC

Gale and Anthony DiGiorgio
Terry and Betty Plumb
The First Bank of Rock Hill, Rock Hill, SC
Rockwell International, York, SC
Bank of York, York, SC
Rock Hill Arts Council, Rock Hill, SC
Quarles Collection, Rock Hill, SC
Rock Hill Bank and Trust, Rock Hill, SC
Also private collections in, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, California & Virginia, Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan and Utah
First and Best of Show Awards
SC State fair Columbia SC First Place 2011



SC Watermedia Society Best in Show 2008
Union Juried Art Show First Place 2004

Double Trouble


South Carolina Watercolor (Watermedia) Society Show, SC 1989-1993-1995-2002 (traveling show)-2004(traveling show)-2006(traveling show)

 SCWS  2009 / President 2010
Anderson County Art Show, Anderson, SC  2011 Third Place 1995-1997(purchase award)-1998-(purchase award)-1999-2000-2004 (2001-2003 Purchase awards)2005 (Merit) 2010 included in exhibit
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show 2006-2008
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Union Juried Art Show, Union, SC 1997, 1998, 2004(First Place Award)2005(Merit)
South Carolina State Fair, Columbia, SC 1995-1996-1997-1998-1999-2001-2005(merit)2006 2007(second place) 2008(third place,  and purchase award)2010 Merit-2012juried in
Jubilee Juried Art Show, Rock Hill, SC 1997-2000 -2002-2004-2005(First Place)
Union Art Show - 2004 Best in Show
Festival in the Park- Charlotte NC Juried Awards 2003
Northern National- Rhinelander, Wisconsin 1996
 10 Merit

Come-See-Me Art Show, Rock Hill, SC 1992-1994-1995-1996


Selected Joint and One Man Exhibitions/
Juried Festivals

Studio Artists Exhibit 2011-Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC

A Fork In The Road : Future and past from two artists who once painted the same Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC Joint Exhibition 2007: Center for the Arts Dalton Gallery, Rock Hill, SC
Atalaya Art Festival 2005-2006-2007
Dogwood Festival, Atlanta Georgia 2007
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Festival 2006-2007
Artista Vista Columbia 2006- Jay Takach Interiors - Joint Exhibition
Chester Art Council One man show 2004
Arlie Gardens Art Festival - 2004
Honey Horn at Hilton Head Island - 2004
Jubilee Rock Hill 1987-2005
Festival in the Park, Charlotte, NC  2002,2003
Old Hyde Park Art Festival, Tampa, FL 2003
Art In The Park, Fort Mill, SC 2003-2004
Regional Artists Benefit Show 2003-Proceeds to benefit Landsford Canal State Park in Lancaster, SC.
Matthews Art Fair, Mathews, NC 2002
Art In The Park, Greenville, SC 2002
Leroy Springs Artists Annual Fest-i-Fun Show and Sale 1982-present
Open Studio Artists Exhibition-Rock Hill, SC 2001,2002,2003,2004,2005, 2006
Piedmont Artists Group show Lancaster Art Center-Lancaster's 2002
Designer Houses-Lancaster, SC 2001
Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC Small Grant Recipients Show 1999
McCelevy Center for the Arts, York, SC - Group Show 1993
Designer House Exhibition, Tega Cay, SC- Group show 1991Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, Underground Artists Exhibition 1999
Thistledown Gallery, Rock Hill, SC - Group Show 1993 & 1996
York County Library, Rock Hill, SC - 1990 Two Man Show- 1994
Opening Invitational-Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC 1996
Lancaster Center for the Arts, Lancaster, SC One Man Show 1996
City Hall Gallery, Rock Hill, SC Two Man Show 1996
Bank of Rock Hill Lobby Exhibit, Rock Hill, SC Group Show 1997
Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC Group Show 1997
Piedmont Medical Center Gallery, Group Show 1989 & 1991City Hall Gallery, Rock Hill, SC Group Show 2000
Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC - Invitational Group Show 1989
Museum of York County- Group Show 1988
Francis Key Gallery - Lancaster, SC One Man Show 1989




Projects Grant from Rock Hill Arts Council - 1996
Projects Grant from Rock Hill Arts Council - 2005
Projects Grant from Rock Hill Arts Council - 2006

Commercial Art Projects

1994- Logo and out-door wall mural - Adopt- A - Pet- York County SC
1995- Wall Mural for the Café Carolinas, Tega Kay, SC
1996 -Wall Mural for Adopt - A - Pet York County
1997- Wall Mural for Louie's Grill and Bar, Charlotte, NC


 1977 - 1979 Winthrop College Rock Hill, SC Art Major

Continuing Art Studies 1984- present. Have studied with Serge Hollerbach,Alex Powers, Glen Bradshaw, Don Andrews, and many others.



Watercolor Magazine 20th Anniversary issue November 2006
(20 Emerging Artists)
Video-WNCTV Ch30 PBS production, Aired November 1990 rebroadcast 1992
Watercolor Magic Magazine – “Ones to Watch” December Issue 2005
YC-York County Magazine – “Artist Profile” October Issue 2005
Sandlapper Magazine – “Art’s Merry Mover”  August Issue 2005


Charter Member Leroy Springs Artists-Fort Mill, SC
Member in Excellence-South Carolina Watercolor Society
President 2010 33rd Annual Show SCWS

Work Related

Webmaster/ host to SCWS website, 1997-2011 Springmaid Workshop brochure,  Site includes "An Artists Tour of York County" written and illustrated by Jenny Hamilton and Eileen Nichols E-mail/

Diver SCWS (South Carolina Watercolor Society) Art Truck. 1990- 2005
Staff- Springmaid Watercolor Workshops, Springmaid beach SC. 1984-ongoing

Transparent Watercolor
Acrylic on paper or canvas
Drawing - Pen and Ink, cont
é crayon
Note* I do not limit myself to one medium, but use whatever the subject dictates.