Jennifer Trouton is a visual artist currently based in Queen Street Studios, Belfast.
Trouton’s work has featured in group exhibitions nationally and internationally since graduating form the University of Ulster in the mid nineties. These include ‘Resolutions’ at The Katzen Gallery, Washington DC, Nacienteâ at the The Guayasamin Gallery, Cuba and ‘Through our eyes’ at the Drawing Centre, New York. Solo exhibitions include the I8th Street Gallery Los Angeles, Spectrum Gallery London, The Ashford Gallery Dublin and The Fenderesky Gallery Belfast.
Her work has received continued support from the Arts Council including a funded residency at the Banff Centre of Arts in Banff Canada. Previous awards include a 3 month residency at the 18th Street Art Complex in Santa Monica USA, the COE (Clare Morris Open Exhibition, Ireland) Adjudicators’ Award awarded by Andrea Schlieker from the 4th Plinth project Trafalaga square and a Golden Fleece Award hosted by the Liliias Mitchell Foundation.
Trouton’s work is held in numerous public and private collections including the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, The University of Ulster, Belfast HSC Trust, ESB Ireland, The Office of Public Works, British Midland Airlines and the David Roberts Collection.
In 2007 Trouton was shortlisted for Ireland’s prestigious AIB Artist of Promise Award.