Jina Gelder

Jina Gelder studied Illustration at the University of Cumbria however it was afterwards that she developed a passion for painting wildlife and started her own business in Christmas 2011. Jina reached the finals of the BBC British Wildlife Artist of the Year in both 2012 and 2013 with her hare paintings and has had many private commissions and is currently working on a body of work for TV Chef Richard Corrigan’s new venture The Virginia Park Lodge in Ireland. Jina values working in traditional methods as opposed to digital techniques and loves nothing more than to make a mess and be expressive with her marks.